Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Worth $3.5 Mln Goes To Bitcoin-Friendly Auction

Ex-NFL player Evan Mathis, a member of the Broncos when they won the Super Bowl 50, is auctioning a $3.5 mln Mickey Mantle baseball card and is prepared to accept Bitcoin as payment, the AP reported yesterday, March 24.

The card, estimated to have value of $3.5 mln and described by Mantle as “kind of like the Mona Lisa of the sports card world,” is from the spring 1952 collection by Heritage Auctions. The AP notes that $3.12 mln was the highest price ever paid for a card before, when a 1909 Honus Wagner card sold in a 2016 auction.

Mathis, who is selling the card in order to purchase a new house for his family, told the AP that he would accept crypto for the card because “a lot of new money was created in crypto.” […]

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