brownkidd September 6, 2013 Uncategorized The Rarest Pokemon Card Ever In 1997, this card was given to six people as a prize of the Pokémon Card Game Illustration Contest held in Japan. It was never printed in English and five of the cards were reported to be in circulation, while the sixth is held by the Official Pokemon TCG blog itself. It reads: We certify that your illustration is an excellent entry in the Pokémon Card Game Illustration Contest. Therefore, we state that you are an Officially Authorized Pokémon Card Illustrator and admire your skill. And right now, one of the owners of the card is asking for $100,000 for his mint condition Pokemon Illustrator card on Ebay. Imagine the money you could have if you owned this!