Russell Crowe is auctioning off a $45,000 dinosaur skull that he bought from Leonardo DiCaprio

IMDbRussell Crowe in Les Miserables.
  • Actor Russell Crowe is auctioning off more than 200 personal items through Sotheby’s Australia following his recent divorce.
  • The items up for auction include artwork, film memorabilia, and a dinosaur skull that Crowe bought from Leonardo DiCaprio, which has an estimated worth approximatley $US35,000 ($AU44,900).
  • Crowe is also auctioning off a suede leather jock strap that he wore in the 2005 film “Cinderella Man.”
  • Sotheby’s says that all items will be “accompanied by a letter from Russell Crowe stating his ownership.”

Actor Russell Crowe is auctioning off more than 200 of his personal items following his divorce from Danielle Spencer, including a dinosaur skull that he purchased from Leonardo DiCaprio, IndieWire reports.

Crowe’s auction is taking place through Sotheby’s Australia on April 7, and the event boasts a strikingly direct title – “Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce.”

The items up for auction from Crowe include artwork, film memorabilia, and the mounted skull of aMosasaur that Crowe “acquired from” DiCaprio in 2008. Sotheby’s lists the dinosaur skull at an estimated worth of between $US35,000 and $US40,000.

“The fossil relative of the monitor lizard family, which includes the Komodo Drago, the Mosasaur was a giant, serpentine marine reptile, which was prevalent during the Late Cretaceous Period, approximately 65 million years ago,” Sotheby’s writes of the fossil. “Mosasaurs were formidable hunters, with a double-hinged jaw and a flexible skull enabling them to eat their prey whole.”

Crowe is also selling off a suede leather jock strap that he wore in the 2005 film “Cinderella Man.” Sotheby’s estimates its worth between $US500 and $US600.

Sotheby’s writes that all items, including the dinosaur skull and jock strap, will be “accompanied by a letter from Russell Crowe stating his ownership.”

If you’re so inclined, you can register for an auction paddle here.

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