Allen Iverson Card and Memorabilia Guide

Allen Iverson

Date of Birth: 6/7/1975
Rookie Card Year: 1996-97
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Allen Iverson was one of the most exciting players in the NBA for nearly a decade. The small guard was a scoring machine and his brash and cocky attitude defined a generation of players. Unfortunately, like many athletes, Iverson did not know when to call it quits, and his reputation and legacy suffered near the end of his career. Now that he is officially retiring, some of the damage has been repaired and values are returning. Once the Hall of Fame comes calling, Allen Iverson cards will see considerable interest.

Love him or hate him, Allen Iverson proved he belonged in the NBA, and in his prime, Iverson was nearly unstoppable. The 11-time All-Star averaged 26.7 points per game over his career. He was named the NBA MVP in 2001 and was a four-time scoring champion.

Allen Iverson rookie cards are fairly basic, so the prices are fairly cheap. With 16 cards to choose from, there are quite a few options for collectors. The biggest values come from the low-numbered parallels.

Top Allen Iverson Rookie Cards

Population reports current as of 10/13

1996-97 Topps Chrome Allen Iverson RC #171

1996 97 Topps Chrome Allen Iverson RC 171 212x300 Image

1996-97 Topps Chrome contains the most popular Allen Iverson rookie card. The simple design and chrome finish quickly found a home with collectors and unopened box values have gone through the roof due to people trying to pull Kobe Bryant rookie cards. Refractor parallels fall 1:12 packs and represent the chase aspect.

1996-97 Topps Chrome Allen Iverson BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 1,074
Pristine 10: 7
Gem Mint 9.5: 230
Mint 9: 428

1996-97 Topps Chrome Allen Iverson PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 20
Gem Mint 10: 5
Mint 9: 12

1996-97 E-X2000 Allen Iverson RC #53

1996 97 E X2000 Allen Iverson RC 53 211x300 Image

Still one of the most unique base card designs available, E-X2000 is the most interesting rookie option for Allen Iverson card collectors. The cards are very condition sensitive and Credential parallels (#/499) are very popular.

1996-97 E-X2000 Allen Iverson BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 586
Pristine 10: 0
Gem Mint 9.5: 4
Mint 9: 47

1996-97 E-X2000 Allen Iverson PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 999
Gem Mint 10: 12
Mint 9: 170

1996-97 Finest Allen Iverson RC #69

1996 97 Finest Allen Iverson RC 69 211x300 Image

1996-97 Finest took a different approach with the base set, and each player has a Bronze, Silver and Gold version. The Series 1 Bronze card is considered the official rookie for Allen Iverson. The design is okay but the "Apprentices" tagline seems unnecessary. Once again, Refractors present a valuable chase option.

1996-97 Topps Finest Allen Iverson BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 1,000
Pristine 10: 1
Gem Mint 9.5: 698
Mint 9: 225

1996-97 Topps Finest Allen Iverson PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 941
Gem Mint 10: 214
Mint 9: 580

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$15.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996 97 SKYBOX PREMIUM ROOKIE GOLDEN TOUCH #4 BGS 8.5 RC RARE
$69.99
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Lot Of 20 Allen Iverson Cards Lot #2
$15.76
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Lot of 25 Allen Iverson Basketball Cards Lot # 3
$14.95
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996-97 TOPPS CHROME RC #171 76ERS BEAUTIFUL SHARP CENTERED
$30.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996-97 Fleer FLAIR SHOWCASE RC 23KT Gold Card GEM MINT 10 *BOGO*
$14.95
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2006 Topps Marks of Excellence - Allen Iverson Auto - ME-AI
$94.99
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2004-05 E-XL Court Authentics - Allen Iverson Jersey #73 75 - CA-AI
$14.99
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1998-99 Skybox Molten Metal Allen Iverson Fusion Titanium 23 40 *RARE*
$1,500.00
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1996-97 (BKB) Finest #280 Allen Iverson G
$17.75
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1996-97 Stadium Club Class Acts Atomic Refractors #CA10 Allen Iverson Mutombo
$72.80
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1996-97 Stadium Club Class Acts Refractors #CA10 Allen Iverson#{Dikembe Mutombo
$27.30
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1996-97 (BKB) SkyBox Premium New Edition #5 Allen Iverson
$12.20
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1996-97 (BKB) Topps Youthquake #YQ1 Allen Iverson
$10.92
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1996-97 (BKB) Ultra Scoring Kings Plus #20 Allen Iverson
$45.50
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1996-97 (BKB) Ultra Give and Take #4 Allen Iverson
$10.65
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Rookie Cards

Allen Iverson Rookie Card Checklist

Premium Rookie Cards

1996 97 Topps Chrome Allen Iverson RC 171 212x300 Image


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Allen Iverson RARE RC Rookie Card Insert Die Cut 1997 Score Board Georgetown
$5.99
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1997 ALLEN IVERSON # 141 ROOKIE PREMIER PROSPECTS
$6.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996 97 SKYBOX PREMIUM ROOKIE GOLDEN TOUCH #4 BGS 8.5 RC RARE
$69.99
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Allen Iverson rookie card
$5.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996-97 TOPPS CHROME RC #171 76ERS BEAUTIFUL SHARP CENTERED
$30.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996-97 Fleer FLAIR SHOWCASE RC 23KT Gold Card GEM MINT 10 *BOGO*
$14.95
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1996 PRESS PASS #7PM ALLEN IVERSON RC MINT *729306
$8.00
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1996 & 1997 Upper Deck and Collector's EDGE ALLEN IVERSON Rookie Insert Cards RC
$10.80
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ALLEN IVERSON KEYON DOOLING 00 FLEER AUTHORITY ROOKIE REFLECTIONS JERSEY CARD!
$60.00
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allen iverson 1996 score board rookie auto card
$70.00
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1996 COLLECTOR'S EDGE #19 ALLEN IVERSON RC MINT (lot of 30) FREE SHIP
$9.99
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1996-97 Fleer E-X2000 Allen Iverson Rookie card BECKETT BGS Graded NM-MT 8
$5.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996-97 1996 SP PREMIER PROSPECTS #141 RC ROOKIE PSA 10 76ERS
$5.59
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ALLEN IVERSON 1996-97 FLEER LUCKY 13 #1 RC ROOKIE BGS 9.5 GEM MINT W 10 3X 9.5
$22.50
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ALLEN IVERSON SIXERS ROOKIE AUTHENTIC BASKETBALL CARD BECKETT GRADED 8.5
$31.96
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Allen Iverson RC - RARE Bethel High School Rookie Insert Card - Jersey 'd #3 5
$14.49
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Autograph Guide

Allen Iverson Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

In this section, you will find examples of what an authentic Allen Iverson autograph looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Reputable authentication companies include JSA, PSA and Mounted Memories to name a few. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Allen Iverson Cut Signature Exemplar

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Allen Iverson Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Allen Iverson signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, depending on when in his career the item was signed. Other characteristics that play into his signature style are the particular item and venue. Look for the following signature features:

  1. The whole signature primarily consists of two letters, the initials "A" and "I"
  2. The letter "A" features a distinctive curl that appears to form the number "9"
  3. The pen lifts to start the letter "I" which includes a closed loop resembling the letter "l"
  4. A long flourish of a line extension finishes the signature

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Signed Jersey Pricing

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Signed Photograph Pricing

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Allen iverson autographed Hardwood Classic Jersey with psa dna
$250.00
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Allen Iverson Signed Georgetown Basketball Jersey JSA COA
$249.00
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Allen Iverson Philadelphia 76ers Signed Blue Authentic Jersey JSA
$299.99
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Allen Iverson SIGNED 2002 All Star #6 Dr J Sixers 76ers Jersey by Reebok,PSA DNA
$5,000.00
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Allen Iverson Signed Auto Hardwood Classics Jersey PSA DNA Certified Authentic
$149.99
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Allen Iverson signed 8x10 autographed photo Georgetown Hoyas PSA J66536
$225.00
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ALLEN IVERSON 16 X 20 AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO 2006 NBA ALL STAR GAME PSA DNA AUTO
$49.99
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ALLEN IVERSON 16 X 20 AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO SLAM DUNKING ALL STAR GAME PSA DNA AUTO
$49.99
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ALLEN IVERSON AUTOGRAPHED AUTO 16X20 PHOTO JSA WITNESSED SIGNED SIXERS FRAMED
$104.00
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Allen Iverson Phildelphia Sixers Signed Red Custom Jersey JSA
$199.00
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Allen Iverson AUTO Signed Sixers Authentic Jersey (PSA) proof
$599.99
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PSA DNA ALLEN IVERSON VS. KOBE PISTONS AUTOGRAPHED 16X20 COLOR PHOTO #U41912
$69.99
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ALLEN IVERSON AUTO SIGNED GAME USED WORN SHOE SNEAKER NUGGETS SIXERS JSA LOA
$599.99
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Allen Iverson Hot! signed 76ers 8x10 photo PSA DNA cert PROOF!!
$175.00
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Allen Iverson AUTO Signed Sixers Authentic Jersey (PSA) proof
$799.99
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Allen Iverson AUTO Signed Sixers Champion Pro-cut Rookie Jersey (PSA) proof
$899.99
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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