• Photographer Andrew Miller is auctioning the first professional portrait of Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin as an NFT.
• The starting bid for the auction, which will take place from July 1 to 30 on Manifold.xyz, is 333 ETH.
• Miller captured the portrait in 2014 before Buterin was world-famous.
Vitalik Buterin Portrait Being Auctioned as NFT
Photographer Andrew Miller is offering a piece of Ethereum’s history with an exclusive auction of the first professional and never-before-sold portrait of Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin tokenized as an NFT. The auction coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Ethereum concept, and will start on July 1st and run until July 30th at on Manifold.xyz . The starting bid is 333 ETH.
Background to the Photo
Miller captured this photograph in 2014, prior to Vitalik Buterin becoming world-famous for his achievements in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency development. The photographer said that this auction “is an attempt to recognize many people who have been instrumental in building out this incredible ecosystem we are all part of today”
How to Participate in the Auction
Those interested in adding a piece of history to their collection can participate by visiting Manifold.xyz between July 1st and July 30th, where they can place bids for the portrait starting at 333 ETH.
Vitalik’s Impact On Cryptocurrency Development
Vitalik Buterin’s contributions have had a profound impact on digital currency development since he proposed his idea for Ethereum back in 2013 when he was just 19 years old. His concept has since become one of the most widely recognized blockchains and cryptocurrencies around, having enabled developers worldwide to quickly build decentralized projects without any centralized authority or control over them.
This rare opportunity provides crypto fans with a chance to own a piece of early blockchain history – celebrate 10 years since its inception by joining this historic NFT sale!