Rare Pokemon card sold for $54,970

At an auction in Beverly Hills, an extremely rare Pokemon trading card – the “Pikachu Illustrator” – was purchased for a record-setting $54,970.

Heritage Auctions said that only 39 were ever made and they were given in January of 1998 to winners of the CoroCoro Comic Illustration Contest.

A Pokémon Illustrator card was previously sold for around $23,000 during the early 2000s.

It is unknown how many of these card still exist but it’s for damn sure that they are worth a bunch.


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