- Queen Elizabeth II has died.
- Cryptomeme coins and NFT projects were created shortly after her death.
- The crypto community, which usually favors gallows humor, has reacted coolly to the project.
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Buckingham Palace announced today that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. Her death has drawn sympathy and condolences from around the world, but it has also been seized as a cash grab.
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The Queen is dead, but Grit lives on forever.
Queen Elizabeth’s death spawned over 40 meme coins on Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain (and at least one exploitative NFT collection).
While the news of the British monarch’s passing was received with grief around the world, cryptogrifters seized the opportunity to launch dozens of Queen-themed memecoins on Ethereum and Binance’s BNB chains.
“Queen Elizabeth Dog”, “Queen Doge”, “God Save the Queen”, “London Bridge is Down”, “Queen Glow”, “Rip Queen Elizabeth”, “Elizabeth” II” and “Queen Dog II” are some of the cryptocurrencies that have been launched. Other tokens named after the new monarch, Charles his III, also appeared. It appears that at least 40 memecoins have been created in the last 6 hours. dex screener.
Save The Queen and Queen Elizabeth Inu, the most liquid tokens since launch, have already processed approximately $700,000 and $200,000 in trading volume respectively.At the time of writing, the Queen Elizabeth dog is up 23,271% Binance Smart Chain and 3,708% at Uniswap; during which the Save The Queen token price is 1,517%Prices are highly volatile and unlikely to last.
It seems that the NFT collection titled “Queen Elizabeth 69 Years NFT” has also been released. CreatedThis collection aims to provide one photograph for each year of the Queen’s reign. Reasons to doubt the intentions of the project include the fact that Elizabeth II reigned for her 70 years instead of her 69.
The cryptocurrency community, usually known for its gallows humor, was mostly frustrated with the project. “You go to hell” said NFT enthusiast ThreadGuy as he learns about the NFT collection. “We have to stop this cryptocurrency shit” Said Trader Byzantine General.
Queen Elizabeth was born in 1926. She was the longest-reigning British monarch ever, and died at Balmoral Castle when she was 96.
Disclaimer: At the time of writing, the author of this article owned ETH and several other cryptocurrencies.