The Associated Press will release the NFT collection in honor of the agency’s 175th anniversary and photojournalism

The Associated Press (AP) News Agency will auction ten non-interchangeable Tokens (NFT) in honor of the agency’s 175th anniversary and photojournalism.

The first NFT is an animated art version of a historical photograph of six American soldiers. On February 23, 1945, they raised the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in Japan.

The photo was taken by AP photojournalist Joe Rosenthal. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his work.

A non-interchangeable token is being auctioned on the OpenSea marketplace. The auction will be held until May 29, 02: 00 Moscow Time. At the time of writing, the highest bid is 1 ETH.

Recall that in March, AP auctioned an NFT dedicated to the 2020 US presidential election entered into the blockchain. The auction ended on March 11. The token was sold for 100,888 ETH.

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