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 TOPPS FIVE STAR CAM NEWTON AUTO 3 COLOR JERSEY RC 55
$102.50

2011 Press Pass CAM NEWTON Autograph Rookie Red Ink SSP 20
$32.00

2011 PANINI CERTIFIED CAM NEWTON AUTO JERSEY RC 299
$50.00

CAM NEWTON 2011 PLATES & PATCHES ROOKIE AUTO AUTOGRAPH PATCH RC CARD #192 299!
$175.00

Cam Newton 2011 RC Exquisite Under Armor Logo Auto 29 99
$599.00

2011 Five Star CAM NEWTON BLAINE GABBERT DUAL 3 CLR PATCH AUTO RC BOOKLET 15!
$249.99

2011 Panini Limited Phenoms Auto Relic #201 Cam Newton RC #d 035 199
$164.99

2011 Topps Supreme Cam Newton Ryan Mallett Dual Auto Autograph 25
$199.99

2011 Panini Certified Cam Newton Autograph Card Rookie 124 299
$85.00

2011 UD EXQUISITE CAM NEWTON RC AUTO UNDER ARMOUR PATCH 3 99
$589.99

2011 cam newton sp authentic auto rookie grade 9.5
$275.00

2011 cam newton bowman sterling pulsar refractor auto rookie patch 15 grade 9.5
$400.00

2011 sage cam newton jake locker auto #11 50
$75.00

CAM NEWTON 2011 Absolute Star Gazing Jersey AUTO Autograph 43 49 ROOKIE
$109.99

2011 Panini Gridiron Gear Cam Newton # 50 Rookie Orientation Jersey #30 RC AUTO
$124.99

2011 Topps Prime Cam Newton # 200 Panthers Rookie RC #50 AUTO Autograph
$114.99
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Rookie Cards

Cam Newton Rookie Card Checklist

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Top eBay Listings

2011 Panini Topps Upper Deck 8-Pack Factory Sealed Football Lot Cam Newton RC?
$29.95

Cam Newton 2011 Elite RC 999 Panthers
$13.99

2011 CAM NEWTON TOPPS FOOTBALL 1ST GRADED 10 ROOKIE CARD CAROLINA PANTHERS #200
$39.95

2011 Bowman Chrome Cam Newton Rookie Preview PSA 10
$75.00

Beautiful 2011 Topps Cam Newton Rookie BCCG 10!
$14.99

Beautiful 2011 Topps Cam Newton Rookie BCCG 10!
$12.98

2011 finest atomic refractor rookies #farcn CAM NEWTON rookie (PRISTINE) BGS 10
$150.00

2011 Topps Platinum Refractor Cam Newton Rookie #1 Carolina Panthers RC
$8.00

Cam Newton 2011 Topps Platinum Xfractor #1 PSA 10 Rookie card
$150.00

2011 Topps Chrome Finest Freshman Cam Newton Rookie Card
$10.07

2011 Prestige Cam Newton Rookie Card
$6.72

2011 Topps RR Cam Newton Rookie Card
$5.88

2011 Cam Newton Score Hot rookie gem mint 10
$14.39

2011 Cam Newton Topps Legends rookie gem mint 10 #75
$17.09

2011 Cam Newton Score Hot Glossy rookie gem mint 10
$15.29

2011 Cam Newton Topps Chrome rookie gem mint 10 #1
$31.49
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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 JSA Autograph Signed 11 x 14 photo Carolina Panthers NFL MVP
$199.99

CAM NEWTON signed AUBURN TIGERS HEISMAN STAT ProLine Helmet LE 2 of 2 - UDA
$1,799.99

Cam Newton Carolina Panthers Signed Autographed Football NFL MVP Pro Bowl JSA
$215.00

Cam Newton & Jonathan Stewart Carolina Panthers Signed Logo Football Jsa
$704.01

Carolina Panthers Cam Newton Signed Logo Football Autograph JSA
$349.00

CAM NEWTON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED AUBURN TIGERS #2 NAVY JERSEY PSA DNA
$299.00

Cam Newton Signed 1-9-2012 No Label ESPN Magazine JSA
$244.99

Cam Newton Signed and Framed Panthers 16x20 Photo JSA COA
$289.95

Cam Newton Luke Kuechly Signed Rookie Card Collage & FS Helmet PSA SUPER BOWL 50
$853.11

Carolina Panthers Team Signed Logo Football 35+ Sigs Cam Newton Kuechly JSA LOA
$454.99

Cam Newton SIGNED Auburn F S Helmet + 10 Heisman + ITP + RookieGraph PSA DNA
$445.00

Cam Newton autograph magazine Carolina Panthers Signed JSA
$149.00

Cam Newton Autograph Auburn Alumni Magazine Jsa Signed Carolina Panthers
$189.00

Cam Newton Auburn Autographed Mini Helmet Signed JSA Carolina Panthers
$279.00

CAM NEWTON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED AUBURN TIGERS 16x20 PHOTO TRISTAR
$195.00

Cam Newton Signed Auburn Tigers BLUE Authentic Jersey JSA
$424.99
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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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