Secondary sales of the Mutant Apes, claimed either for free by the holders or bought for 3 ETH in the public sale, now sell for a minimum of 7 ETH ($22,400) each.
According to its website, Bored Ape Yacht Club is a collection of 10,000 Bored Ape NFTs – unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Each Bored Ape is unique and programmatically generated from over 170 possible traits, including expression, headwear, clothing, and more.
All apes are dope, but some are rarer than others.
In just 3 days, the Mutant Ape Yacht Club became the 7th most traded NFT collection with all time sales of $172,629,404, according to NFT project tracker, CryptoSlam.
Following the launch, daily trading volume on Opensea hit $322 million, an all-time high.
That day’s trading volume outstripped 2020’s total sales volume of $21 million by 15x.
Bored Apes could be minted for 0.08 ETH at launch, or about $200. Now, the cheapest Apes cost approximately $80,000 at the time of writing.