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

Cam Newton - RC Auto - 2011 Press Pass Rookie Autograph - Carolina Panthers
$42.00

CAM NEWTON - 2011 Topps Inception RC AUTO AUTOGRAPH PATCH 75
$175.00

2011 Cam Newton Leaf Limited draft day Jersey Auto 03 15!
$699.00

CAM NEWTON 2011 PRESS PASS RC ROOKIE SATURDAY SIGNATURES AUTOGRAPH SP AUTO MINT
$99.00

2011 Topps Supreme Dual Autograph Jersey Relic Card CAM NEWTON Short Print 5 5
$525.00

2011 Cam Newton TRUE 1 1 NFL Shield RC rookie Auto Panini Rookies
$1,099.99

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

CAM NEWTON BLAINE GABBERT PCDA-NGA 2011 Topps Precision RC DUAL AUTO #04 25
$199.99

2011 Upper Deck Star Rookie #198 CAM NEWTON RC Auto
$299.00

2011 Topps Rising Rookie DA-NF Cam Newton Nick Fairley DUAL AUTO RC 5 5 SP
$189.99

2011 Topps Rising Rookie DA-NF Cam Newton Nick Fairley DUAL AUTO RC 24 25 SP
$189.99

2011 Topps Rising Rookies SRAP-CN Cam Newton NFL Shield Auto Patch RC #d 9 10
$329.99

2011 Certified Cam Newton Freshman Fabric Jersey Ball Autograph Mirror Blue 7 50
$199.95

2011 Topps *Cam Newton** SP 100*** RED ZONE** AUTO***
$200.00

Cam Newton 2011 Topps Precision Auto RC #'d 18 50
$100.00

2011 Upper Deck SPX **Cam Newton** ROOKIE AUTO JERSEY****
$155.00
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Rookie Cards

Cam Newton Rookie Card Checklist

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$80 Cam Newton Rookie GEM MINT 10 SAGE 2011 Pristine Card Carolina 1 Artistry B5
$5.00

2011 Leaf Draft Limited Edition #4B Cam Newton Rookie! BCCG 9!
$6.99

(2)-Card LOT CAM NEWTON 2011 Topps Prime & Topps Rated Rookie RCs Panthers MVP
$8.99

FACTORY SEALED 2011 CAM NEWTON & AJ GREEN PRESS PASS TARGET EXCLUSIVE ROOKIE RC
$5.00

FACTORY SEALED 2011 CAM NEWTON AJ GREEN PRESS PASS WAL-MART EXCLUSIVE ROOKIE RC
$5.00

2011 upper deck #198 CAM NEWTON panthers rookie card GMA 8.5 NM-MT+
$9.99

2011 Playoff Contenders Rookie Roll Call #3 Cam Newton - NM-MT
$5.60

2011 Prestige #214A Cam Newton RC
$5.60

Cam Newton, 2011 Topps Town, ROOKIE!!!, Gem Mint 10
$8.99

Cam Newton, 2011 Score (Hot Rookies), ROOKIE!!!, Gem Mint 10
$9.99

Cam Newton, 2011 Press Pass, ROOKIE!!!, Gem Mint 10
$7.99

Cam Newton, 2011 Topps Chrome, ROOKIE!!!, Gem Mint 10
$10.99

SUPERMAN! CAM NEWTON 2011 SP AUTHENTIC #94 ROOKIE PSA 10 GEM MINT PERFECT MVP
$29.99

2011 Topps Cam Newton RC Rising Rookies Gold Parallel #130
$7.95

2011 Panini R&S Cam Newton Dress For Success Jersey Rookie 299 Panthers MVP!
$19.99

CAM NEWTON RC 2011 TOPPS CHROME Rookie Recognition #RRCM NFL PANTHERS STAR QB
$10.50
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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 Photograph Pricing:

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Cam Newton Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

Cam Newton Signed ( October 2012 ) Sports Illustrated SI Magazine JSA
$244.99

Cam Newton Signed ( September 2012 ) GQ Magazine JSA
$184.99

Auburn tigers Cam Newton autographed signed Full Size helmet with INSC. PSA
$325.00

Cam Newton Auburn Tigers Signed Logo Football Jsa
$294.02

CAM NEWTON BO JACKSON & PAT SULLIVAN SIGNED AUBURN HEISMAN JERSEY PSA LOA T05413
$674.95

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

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

Cam Newton Hand Signed Autograph Riddell Auburn Mini Helmet #2 UDA Authenticated
$229.99

Cam Newton Signed Framed 18x24 Photo Display JSA Panthers Auburn
$299.99

Cam Newton autographed 16x20 pro bowl photo Carolina Panthers Auburn Signed JSA
$199.00

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

Cam Newton Auburn Tigers Signed Full Size Helmet Psa Dna
$524.02

Cam Newton autographed 16x20 photo Carolina Panthers Auburn Signed JSA
$249.00

CAROLINA PANTHERS TEAM SIGNED F S HELMET PSA DNA 40+ SIGS CAM NEWTON SB CHAMPS
$3,999.99

Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Signed Full Size Helmet Jsa
$1,474.01

Cam Newton Wilson Nfl Signed Football Jsa
$699.01
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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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