An NFT of the photo that inspired Dogecoin just sold for $4M
June 11, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Someone sold an NFT of the picture that sparked the Doge meme — the meme that sparked the creation of Dogecoin in 2013.
Dogecoin has seen significant attention in 2021 in tandem with its dramatic price rise.
Capitalizing on this rise in attention, someone sold a non-fungible token (NFT) of the picture on which the Dogecoin (DOGE) cryptocurrency was based.
“The original image that started it all,” read the description of the NFT, sold on very. auction.
“After sharing it to her personal blog alongside the series of other famous images under the title ‘Taking a walk with Kabosu-chan,’ these photos went on to kickstart the Doge meme and have circulated the web ever since — none more iconic than this picture. ”
The winning bid of 1,696. 90 ETH — over $4M at time of publication — was wagered on June 11.