An ex-President Donald Trump’s new NFT collection — a set of digital trading cards that has been subject to mockery from late-night personalities and Twitter users alike — reportedly sold out in less than a day.
Teased teaser images of the collection were released Thursday. “MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT” Trump included 45,000 cards featuring bizarre images of Trump as an astronaut cowboy, race car driver, and cowboy.
Made by the company NFT The non-fungible tokens INT cost $99 each. Sales ended in 12 hours. CNET reported.
The cards’ creators also earn 10% from every sale of the NFTs on secondary markets.
On Saturday, one Trump card had the lowest resale value. on NFT marketplace OpenSea it cost several hundred dollars more than originally estimated.
The collection is not associated with Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign and is “not political,” According to a promotional website.
The sale of the collection came a year after Trump criticized cryptocurrency — which, like NFTs, relies on blockchain technology — during an interview with Fox Business.
“I never loved it because I like to have the dollar. I think the currency should be the dollar, so I was never a big fan,” Trump spoke at the time.
“I want a currency called ‘the dollar.’ I don’t want to have all these others. … I think it’s a very dangerous thing.”