Non-fungible token (NFT) assets were extremely popular this year and to date, there’s been more than $20 billion in volume recorded in terms of NFT sales among 100 collections. While many single NFTs sold for millions of dollars a number of NFT projects and collections saw hundreds of millions and even billions in all-time volume. According to defillama.com metrics, the popular NFT collection Cryptopunks captured $2.98 billion in all-time volume.
100 NFT Collections, 6 Chains, $20 Billion in Volume
Numerous NFT collections have been very prominent in 2021 and have been the topic of various discussions. While Bitcoin.com News published the top ten most expensive non-fungible token sales this year, a large quantity of NFT collections saw significant trade volume and demand. Data from defillama.com tracks 100 NFT collections and so far there’s been $20.13 billion in all-time sales from these specific NFT series.
The NFTs stem from blockchains such as Ethereum, Solana, Immutablex, Binance Smart Chain, Arbitrum, and Terra. The project with the most volume is the Cryptopunks collection with $2.98 billion in all-time volume and 3,286 owners. Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) holds the second-largest volume with $1.04 billion in all-time volume and 5,961 owners.
Decentraland recorded just under a billion with $930.98 million and 6,051 owners. Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) holds the fourth position with $513.23 million in all-time volume and 10,711 MAYC owners. The Sandbox takes the fifth position this year with $450.7 million in volume and 17,315 owners. The Cool Cats NFT collection saw $239.3 million, Superrare processed $237.94 million, Cryptoadz recorded $204.29 million, and Parallel Alpha had roughly $202.87 million in volume.
Lastly, the tenth-largest volume belongs to Punks Comic with $181.46 million and 5,912 owners. Following Punks Comic, other notable NFT collections included Clone X ($154.55M), Cyberkongz ($151.26M), Veefriends ($130.47M), Doodles ($121.89M), Creature World ($115.19M), RTFKT ($93.8M), Vox Collectibles ($66.4M), Town Star ($65.7M), Gutter Cat Gang ($61.6M), and Rumble Kong League ($52.6M).
Town Star, Parallel Alpha, The Sandbox Assets, Adidas Originals NFTs Have the Greatest Number of Owners
The NFT project with the greatest amount of owners listed on defillama.com’s NFT volume metrics page is Town Star with 31,721 owners. Parallel Alpha has 30,250, The Sandbox assets have 22,387 owners, Adidas Originals has 18,869, and as mentioned above The Sandbox virtual universe has 17,315 owners.
Adidas Originals, being a fairly new NFT project, sold $38.3 million in a very short period of time. The Adidas Originals NFT collection at the time of writing has a floor price of around $3,523. Bored Ape Yacht Club floor price is the highest at $193K and the floor price is followed by Inft Personality Pod Sale with $79,173. The collection with the lowest floor price at the time of writing is Levana Dragons at $12.00.
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