Robert Griffin III Rookie Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide

Robert Griffin III

Date of Birth: 2/12/1990
Rookie Card Year: 2012
Investment Rating: 7.5


Overview

The moment he won the 2011 Heisman Trophy, Robert Griffin III cards and memorabilia had a long-term place in the hobby. However, most collectors are expecting a lot more from the dynamic quarterback as he easily became one of the poster boys of the 2012 NFL Draft Class.

Taken with the second pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, RG3 brings tremendous athleticism and a charismatic personality to the Washington Redskins. The combination of the team's passionate fan base, his college accolades and hobby prospectors have led to strong prices on all early Robert Griffin III cards.

Despite early injuries in his career, Griffin has shown he has what it takes to compete at this level and Redskins fans are anxious to get back to the teams winning ways.

Panini and Topps both used RG3 aggressively in the marketing of 2012 football products. Between the two companies, nearly 40 products contain an RG3 rookie card. Collectors have no shortage of options for Robert Griffin III rookie cards.

Top Robert Griffin III Rookie Cards

 2012 Panini National Treasures Robert Griffin III RC #302 Autographed Patch #/99

2012 National Treasures Robert Griffin III RC

The cornerstone of an RG3 player collection, the National Treasure's vertical layout provides ample space for the card's design elements. This includes a clear player photo, over-sized two-color patch and on-card autograph. The card is serial numbered to 99.

2012 Panini Playbook Robert Griffin III RC #201 Autographed Patch Book Card #/149

2012 Playbook Robert Griffin III RC

A truly impressive piece of cardboard, the Playbook rookie features everything a collector could ask for in a high-end rookie card. Multiple player images and a large jersey swatch adorn the left side of the card while an on-card signature and additional jersey swatch grace the right side. The card is limited to just 149 total copies.

2012 Panini Prominence Rookie Jersey Prime Signature Robert Griffin III #226 Autograph #/70

2012 Prominence Robert Griffin III RC

This is one of five, true rookie cards of RGIII within the Prominence set. This card features an over-sized, multi-color jersey patch and sticker autograph. All of the Prominence Rookie Cards are serial numbered to just 70 copies each. Other variations include, Helmet Patch, Team Patch and Letter Patch cards, each with a sticker autograph.

Top eBay Listings

2012 Topps Platinum #120 Robert Griffin III RC
$11.25

2012 Topps Magic Rookie Enchantment #RERG Robert Griffin III Washington Redskins
$7.50

2012 Press Pass Fanfare Next Level Ink Blue #RG Robert Griffin III 48
$50.00

2012 Five Star 1 10 1 1 Andrew Luck Robert Griffin III Autographed Chrome Rookie
$375.00

ROBERT GRIFFIN III 2012 LIMITED SPOTLIGHT JSY RC AUTO 199 BGS 9.5
$135.00

ROBERT GRIFFIN III 2012 LIMITED GOLD SPOTLIGHT JSY RC AUTO 18 25 BGS 9.5 *POP 1*
$499.99

2013 Panini Contenders Robert Griffin III #79 Redskins PSA 10 GEM MINT Pop 1
$6.79

2012 Topps Robert Griffin III RC Prolific Profiles #PP-RG Redskins PSA 10 GM MT
$12.74

2012 TOPPS FOOTBALL #340 ROBERT GRIFFIN III ROOKIE CARD RC, WASHINGTON REDSKINS
$5.59

2012 Topps Strata #1 Robert Griffin III RC Redskins Rookie Card Baylor
$5.49

2012 LEAF DRAFT ROBERT GRIFFIN III BLUE ROOKIE CARD GMA GRADED 10
$10.99

2012 LEAF DRAFT ROBERT GRIFFIN III ROOKIE CARD GMA GRADED 10
$9.99

2013 PLAYBOOK SP DOWN & DIRTY DUAL JUMBO JERSEY ROBERT GRIFFIN III #'D 25 32
$107.98

2012 Topps Five Star Robert Griffin III K. Wright Josh Gordon Triple patch 07 10
$99.99

2012 National Treasures Robert Griffin III RC NFL Gear Dual Patch + Ball 13 49
$69.99

2013 Fathead Tradeables Robert Griffin III #3 - Washington Redskins
$7.00
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Rookie Cards

Robert Griffin III Rookie Cards

Top eBay Listings

2012 Topps Platinum #120 Robert Griffin III RC
$11.25

2012 Topps Magic Rookie Enchantment #RERG Robert Griffin III Washington Redskins
$7.50

2012 Five Star 1 10 1 1 Andrew Luck Robert Griffin III Autographed Chrome Rookie
$375.00

ROBERT GRIFFIN III 2012 LIMITED SPOTLIGHT JSY RC AUTO 199 BGS 9.5
$135.00

ROBERT GRIFFIN III 2012 LIMITED GOLD SPOTLIGHT JSY RC AUTO 18 25 BGS 9.5 *POP 1*
$499.99

2012 Topps Robert Griffin III RC Prolific Profiles #PP-RG Redskins PSA 10 GM MT
$12.74

2012 TOPPS FOOTBALL #340 ROBERT GRIFFIN III ROOKIE CARD RC, WASHINGTON REDSKINS
$5.59

2012 Topps Strata #1 Robert Griffin III RC Redskins Rookie Card Baylor
$5.49

2012 LEAF DRAFT ROBERT GRIFFIN III BLUE ROOKIE CARD GMA GRADED 10
$10.99

2012 LEAF DRAFT ROBERT GRIFFIN III ROOKIE CARD GMA GRADED 10
$9.99

2012 National Treasures Robert Griffin III RC NFL Gear Dual Patch + Ball 13 49
$69.99

ROBERT GRIFFIN III 2012 PLAYBOOK RC BOOK GREEN AUTO 3 COLOR PATCH JERSEY SP #2 5
$279.00

Robert Griffin III RG3 Topps Finest INSERT RC 2012 ROOKIE Football Card Redskins
$12.25

Robert Griffin III RG3 Prestige ROOKIE CARD 2012 Washington Redskins FOOTBALL RC
$13.33

Robert Griffin III RG3 Washington Redskins ROOKIE CARD Topps Football INSERT RC
$10.00

Robert Griffin III 2012 Topps Finest REDSKINS ROOKIE CARD Football RG3 RC!
$13.13
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Autograph Guide

Robert Griffin III Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Robert Griffin III's authentic signature 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, Steiner, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Robert Griffin III Cut Signature Exemplar

Robert Griffin III Autograph

Robert Griffin III Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Robert Griffin III signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. The signature is relatively consistent in character make-up with a right leaning signature.
  2. The letter "R" consists of three lines,of the two parallel lines the one on the right forms what looks like a narrow capital letter "C"; instead of using the two parallel lines to connect them, a third line on about a 40 degree angle that extends past the letter to the left, is used.
  3. The next character resembles a narrow looped cursive "l" with an extending tail.
  4. The third character is the letter "f" which is discernible, it includes a ling horizontal line that flairs to the right with a smaller parallel line underneath it.
  5. The inscription "#10", his jersey number is often present.

Robert Griffin III Signed Football Pricing:

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Robert Griffin III Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Robert Griffin III Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Robert Griffin III Signed Helmet

Robert Griffin III Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Robert Griffin III Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

Robert Griffin III Signed Wilson NFL Football - PSA DNA # Y86463
$249.99

Robert griffin III RG3 And Pierre garcon Signed 16 X 20 Framed With JSA Redskins
$139.99

ROBERT GRIFFIN III RG3 AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED WASHINGTON REDKINS 16x20 PHOTO JSA
$199.00

Robert Griffin RG III Signed Auto Redskins Full Size Authentic Helmet Steiner
$319.99

Robert Griffin III Signed Photo Baylor Bears 16x20 Witness JSA Certified
$178.49

Framed Robert Griffin III Signed Jersey Custom Prostyle JSA Certified
$552.45

Robert Griffin III " SIC EM " Baylor Bears Signed Mini Helmet GAI # 664105
$299.00

Robert Griffin III - RG III Signed Redskins NFL Duke Football Steiner sports coa
$199.99

Robert Griffin III signed Baylor University White Panel Football Tristar#7150296
$199.99

ROBERT GRIFFIN III SIGNED AUTO 16X20 PHOTO AMERICAN FLAG REDSKINS JSA AUTOGRAPH
$119.00

ROBERT GRIFFIN III SIGNED AUTO 16X20 PHOTO JUMPING BAYLOR BEARS JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$139.00

Robert Griffin III autographed signed 12x18 photo JSA COA RG3 Redskins Baylor QB
$149.99

Redskins Robert Griffin III Signed Auto Autographed Football Mini Helmet JSA COA
$89.99

ROBERT GRIFFIN III SIGNED 4 23 12 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED RG3 JSA COA
$149.95

Robert Griffin III signed 8x10 Photo Washington Redskins NFL JSA
$99.00

Premium Framed Robert Griffin III Autographed Redskins RG3 Jersey Signed GAI COA
$499.00
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Collecting Guides/Resources

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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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