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It consider this to be the Game of Thrones token may not be the strangest initial copper present of 2017, after all.

Behold Wu-Tang Coin, the digital clue at the heart of a purported ICO whose sole purpose is to raise money to buy and publicly secrete the Wu-Tang Clan album that convicted fraudster Martin Shkreli once spent$ two million on.

Shkreli departs federal court in New York on Dec. 17, 2015.

Photographer: Peter Foley/ Bloomberg

The fundraising began today, according to Wu-Tang Coin’s Twitter account, which has 17 admirers. Uncommon Music Ltd ., the company behind the efforts, is seeking to raise$ 3 million to$ 4 million, according to a white paper listed on the internet. It has raised less than $1,000 so far.

Earlier this month, Shkreli apparently sold the album –” Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” — for really over$ 1 million on EBay, though it’s unclear if the sale went through.

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