Even a few years back, people could not imagine that Pokémon cards would be so expensive. It was 1999 when Pokemon cards were very popular. However, at that time, it was not expensive and everyone had these cards at that time. Two decades later, in this modern era, the popularity of these cards has touched a new level. The value of Pokemon cards has been increased and online personalities like Logan Paul played a very impactful role in this regard. There are many personalities who popularized the Pokemon cards collection. You might be surprised to know that some Pokemon cards had been sold for $100,000. However, there are certain factors that determine the price of Pokemon cards. Yes, we are talking about the present condition and rarity of the Pokemon cards.
If you want to know about the Pokemon cards that sold for insane amounts, you have hit the right place.
Raichu is an evolved version of Pikachu that is a very popular Pokemon. Talking about this Pokemon card, it was sold for almost $10,500 in 2009. It is one of the most controversial Pokémon cards of all time. Moreover, Raichu is a very rare Pokémon. For so many years, people believed that such a Pokemon card does not exist. There are many rumors that go around this Pokemon Card.
20th Anniversary 24-Karat Gold Pikachu
It is one of the rarest Pokemon cards that have been ever sold. Talking about selling price, well, it was sold for $2,081 in October 2016. There are many Pokemon cards that have been released many years back. However, this card is an exception. It is believed that it was released between 2010 and 2013 in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pokemon. The best part of this Pokemon card is that it consists of 11 gm. of 24-karat gold. There was a lottery held in 2016. Participants got a chance to win a copy of such a rare Pokemon card.
Wonder Platinum Trophy
This is another Pokemon card that sold for insane amounts. It was in 2009 when the Japanese National Championship took place and this card was handed over to the top competitors. There are almost 36 copies of this Pokemon card and among them; six cards have got a proper rating. In 2020, a copy of the Wonder Platinum Trophy card was sold for almost $25,000 at an auction.
So, these are some Pokemon cards that sold for insane amounts.