A piece of digital artwork has sold for a mind-blowing $69.3 million at auction.
Storied auction house Christie's has wrapped its sale of "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS" by crypto artist Beeple.
In the final minutes of the auction, the price jumped from the $20 million range to over $50 million.
It's by far the largest known sale of an NFT, a special type of token that lives on the Ethereum blockchain and proves digital ownership of its associated media.
Beeple's previous record-breaking auction was in February on NFT marketplace Nifty Gateway. That piece, a video clip of a digitally illustrated Donald Trump lying face down in the grass, sold for $6.6 million in ETH.
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