Cam Newton Rookie Cards Checklist and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Cam Newton

Date of Birth: 5/11/1989
Rookie Card Year: 2011
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

While the potential was always there, Cam Newton never quite seemed to live up to the hype surrounding his insane athletic ability. However, the 2015 season marked a notable shift in success for both Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Impressive play and lots of wins have Cam Newton rookie cards surging to the forefront of the hobby.

Cam Newton, the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner out of Auburn University, was the first overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. As a First-Team All-American and two-time NCAA champion, Newton's leadership and athletic abilities made him a highly coveted player. Selected by the Carolina Panthers, Newton was immediately anointed the future of the franchise and given the starting quarterback position.

Never afraid of the spotlight, Newton immediately made an impression and was named the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2011. Cam Newton cards and memorabilia values took off quickly as well. While Newton experienced the ups and downs faced by most NFL players, he appears to have turned the corner in 2015, leading the Panthers on a historic run and taking his cards along for the ride.

Official Cam Newton rookie cards are found in 2011 products. Also popular, pre-draft and college-themed cards are available from Sage, Upper Deck, Leaf or Press Pass.

With a decent amount of choices, collectors of all budgets can track down something in their price rage. Key options are noted below and and full checklist is found on the tab above. The best overall Cam Newton rookie cards are covered in our detailed top ten.

Top Cam Newton Rookie Cards

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2011 National Treasures Cam Newton RC #328 Autographed Jersey #/99

A beautifully designed card featuring an over-sized, player-worn jersey patch and on-card signature, National Treasures is the ultimate Cam Newton rookie card. While the base version is limited to just 99 copies, parallels are also available ranging in numbering from 49 to 1-of-1.

Cam Newton 2011 National Treasures

2011 Topps Five Star Cam Newton RC #170 Autographed Jersey #/199

Topps' answer to National Treasure and Exquisite, Five Star is not far off of that quality or recognition. At 199 copies, it's more plentiful than the National Treasures Cam Newton rookie card, but still rare.

2011 Topps Triple Threads Cam Newton RC #110 Autographed Jersey #/99

Not nearly as appealing as the previous Cam Newton rookies, but equally as limited, Newton's Triple Thread rookie card contains a three-piece jersey swatch and autograph. The signature is on a reflective sticker.

2011 TTT Cam Newton

2011 Topps Inception Cam Newton #135 Autographed #/50

A beautiful and artistic card, Inception features a large image of Newton and an on-card autograph. Some may debate its status as an official rookie card as it's part of the Green parallel set. That said, he doesn't appear in the base Rookie Autograph set.

2011 Inception Cam Newton

Top eBay Listings

2011 Upper Deck Black #4 Cam Newton Auburn Tigers Auto Autographed Football Card
$219.44

2011 Upper Deck Black #4 Cam Newton Auburn Tigers Auto Autographed Football Card
$219.44

2011 Topps Prime Rookie Autographs #50 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Auto Card
$169.44

2011 Topps Prime Rookie Autographs #50 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Auto Card
$169.44

CAM NEWTON 2011 LIMITED RC AUTOGRAPH 3 COLOR LOGO PATCH JERSEY AUTO SP 199 $200
$73.00

2011 NATIONAL TREASURES CAM NEWTON AUTO RC 3 COLOR LOGO PATCH GOLD 49
$330.00

CAM NEWTON 2011 TRIPLE THREADS RC AUTO PATCH ROOKIE #1 1 WHITE WHALE PANTHERS
$1,499.95

2011 TRIPLE THREADS CAM NEWTON COLIN KAEPERNICK 6 AUTO JERSEY 3 RARE HOT
$2,000.00

Cam Newton Panthers 2011 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Rookie Auto 188 199
$89.24

Cam Newton Panthers 2011 Press Pass Saturday Signatures Rookie Auto Red Ink
$84.99

2011 Triple Threads CAM NEWTON Jake Locker BLAINE GABBERT Autograph Jersey #d 18
$339.99

2011 Topps Platinum #1 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Auto Rookie Football Card
$411.45

2011 Topps Platinum #1 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Auto Rookie Football Card
$411.45

CAM NEWTON 2011 TOPPS Rising Rookie ROOKIE RC RED ON CARD AUTO #4 5
$500.00

2011 SP Authentic #204 Cam Newton Rookie Patch Auto #153 299
$224.95

2011 Panini Grid Iron Gear - Cam Newton ROOKIE Auto - Panthers Auburn
$80.00
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Rookie Cards

Cam Newton Rookie Card Checklist

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Top eBay Listings

2011 Prestige #214 Cam Newton RC NM Auburn!!
$6.99

2011 Donruss Elite Rookie Variations #115 Cam Newton SGC 96 Carolina Panthers
$16.00

2011 Donruss Elite Rookie Variations #115 Cam Newton SGC 96 Carolina Panthers
$16.00

2011 Donruss Elite Rookie Variations #115 Cam Newton SGC 96 Carolina Panthers
$16.00

2011 SAGE HIT CAM NEWTON #57 ROOKIE ARISTRY SILVER CARD GRADE A 10 RARE
$48.50

Cam Newton, 2011 Press Pass (Leaders Reflector Gold), ROOKIE!!!, GM MT 10 88 100
$24.91

2011 Topps Cam Newton Williams Faces of the Franchise PGA Gem 10 Panthers Rookie
$13.00

2011 PLAYOFF CONTENDERS ROOKIE TICKET 228 CAM NEWTON CAROLINA PANTHERS
$125.00

CAM NEWTON ROOKIE 2011 Topps Finest Moments Refractor Panthers
$5.75

CAM NEWTON 2011 ANDREW LUCK 2012 CHROME ROOKIE RC LOT SUPERBOWL PANTHERS COLTS!!
$44.99

2011 eTopps #11 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Rookie Football Card
$10.95

2011 eTopps #11 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Rookie Football Card
$12.95

2011 eTopps #11 Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Rookie Football Card
$10.95

2011 Topps #200.1 Cam Newton BGS 9.5 Carolina Panthers RC Rookie Football Card
$25.99

2011 Topps #200.1 Cam Newton BGS 9.5 Carolina Panthers RC Rookie Football Card
$25.99

2011 Topps Platinum X-Fractor 1 Cam Newton BGS 9.5 Carolina Panthers Rookie Card
$34.98
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Autograph Guide

Cam Newton Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Cam Newton 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. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Tristar, and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Cam Newton Cut Signature Exemplar

Cam Newton Signature Example

Cam Newton Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Cam Newton signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of the type of item signed or when in his career, look for these signature characteristics:

Cam Newton Signature Characteristics

  1. The entire signature is often written at a slight angle of about 10-15 degrees.
  2. Featuring very angled line, the letter "C" resembles an open triangle with a small straight line on the top tail.
  3. The letter "C" is used to cross a very narrow letter "a."
  4. Several letters are not legible and instead implied.
  5. The only other discernible letter is "t" which is crossed with a dramatic flair.
  6. He almost always includes the inscription of his jersey number "1" (NFL) or "2" (NCAA).

Cam Newton Signed Football Pricing:

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Cam Newton Signed Football

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Cam Newton Signed Jersey

Cam Newton Signed Helmet Pricing (Full-size and Mini):

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Cam Newton Signed Helmet

Cam Newton Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Cam Newton Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

CAM NEWTON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CAROLINA PANTHERS FULL SIZE HELMET JSA W 15 MVP
$499.00

CAM NEWTON Signed Carolina Panthers Blue Nike Jersey PSA DNA Certified W COA
$179.99

CAM NEWTON Signed Carolina Panthers Action 16x20 Photo - PSA DNA
$279.20

Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Signed Custom Superman Logo Framed 16x20 w PSA
$399.99

Greg Olsen Signed Carolina Panthers Auto Mini Football Helmet JSA COA Cam Newton
$115.00

Cam Newton Auburn Tigers Signed Logo Football Jsa
$294.02

Cam Newton & Kelvin Benjamin Carolina Panthers Signed Logo Football Jsa
$694.99

Cam Newton & Kelvin Benjamin Carolina Panthers Signed Full Size Helmet Jsa
$1,474.13

BO JACKSON CAM NEWTON Dual Signed AUBURN TIGERS Mini Helmet PSA DNA Heisman!!!
$299.00

CAM NEWTON SIGNED OFFICIAL WILSON GAME FOOTBALL JSA COA
$400.00

Cam Newton Signed Framed 18x24 Photo Display JSA Panthers Auburn
$239.99

Cam Newton (September 30th 2013) ESPN Signed NL Magazine JSA
$394.01

Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Signed Mini Helmet Psa & Newton Holo Super Bowl 50
$499.99

Cam Newton Autograph signed GQ Magazine Carolina Panthers JSA
$179.00

Cam Newton Signed Panthers 35x43 Custom Framed Jersey (JSA COA) NFL MVP 2015
$499.95

CAM NEWTON AUTO HELMET SIGNED FULL-SIZE CAROLINA PANTHERS PSA DNA + CAM HOLOGRAM
$329.99
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User Comments

  1. This article may be a little old, but I just recently got a box of 2011 Panini Timeless Treasures and pulled a Cam Newton Rookie Recruits NFL Shield Patch 1 of 1. Im debating whether to sell it or not, but I dont know anybody who collects Cam. Do you know anybody who would really be interested in this? Thanks

  2. Kevin P » eBay would probably be your best bet.

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