Big John, the largest known triceratops in the world, was sold Thursday for 6.6 million euros (including expenses) to an American collector during an auction in Paris, which constitutes a “record in Europe” in terms of auctions of dinosaur fossils, according to what was reported. Euronews on the authority of the event.
The value of this 66 million-year-old triceratops was estimated at between 1.2 million and 1.5 million euros. It was sold at Dar Drow in Paris as part of an auction organized by the “Binoche” and “Gicillo” house, which annually attracts wealthy collectors who are fond of megafossils.
The well-preserved condition of the skeleton, 60 percent complete and its skull 70 percent complete, attracted 11 bidders, who raised bids to 5.5 million euros (excluding expenses), under the supervision of Commissioner Alexandre Jekilo.
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