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Top 10 Most Valuable Quarters of All Time
What are the most valuable rare quarters of all time? We have the answer for you. What makes a quarter rare, and…
Top 10 Most Valuable Football Cards
|Rank||Card||Grade||Value||Date Sold||Facts||Buyer & Seller||Image|
|1||2017 National Treasures Pat Mahomes Auto||BGS 8.5||$4.3 million||2021||The Panini card is identified as 1 of 1, making it the most valuable football card ever sold. The autograph is graded BGS 10, with the NFL Shield Rookie Patch.||The sale by PWCC Marketplace to LJ's Card Shop in New Albany, Ohio broke the record held by the Tom Brady $3.1 million card.|
|2||2000 Playoff Contenders Tom Brady Auto/Ticket||BGS 9 BGS||$3.1 million||2021||Only 7 Tom Brady 'Contenders' cards were produced, one for each of his 7 Super Bowl victories.||The card sold at a Lelands Auctions sale in 2021 breaking a record for most valuable football card ever sold. The next month, the identical card graded BGS 8.5 sold for $2.2 million.|
|3||1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski Rookie||PSA 9||$350,000||2011||It's the only PSA 9 Bronko Nagurski card in existence. Bronko was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 1963. He was also a professional wrestler, and named World Heavyweight Champion several times.||Memory Lane auctions brokered the sale to a private buyer.|
|4||1958 Topps Jim Brown Rookie||PSA 9||$336,000||2017||Only 6 PSA 9 Jim Brown rookie cards exist, and no PSA 10 grade cards exist.||The card was purchased at a Heritage Auctions event in February, 2017.|
|5||1957 Topps Bart Starr Rookie||PSA 9||$288,000||2017||Bart Starr was MVP of two Super Bowls, four-time Pro Bowl, league MVP, and Hall of Fame inductee in 1977.||One of only 3 PSA 9 Bart Starr rookie cards, with no PSA 10 cards. Sold by Heritage Auctions.|
|6||1965 Topps Joe Namath Rookie||PSA 9||$264,000||2018||Namath received offers to play professional baseball, and was known to dunk during his high school basketball games. After his football career, Namath developed his acting career appearing on The Love Boat, The Brady Bunch, The A-Team, ALF, and hosted The Joe Namath Show.||Only 5 cards have a PSA 9 grade. Heritage Auctions sold the Namath card to a private collection.|
|7||2000 Bowman Chrome Tom Brady Refractor||BGS 9.5||$233,700||2021||The 2000 Bowman Chrome Brady card is one of 37 with a BGS 9.5 grade.||Sold by Goldin Auctions.|
|8||2000 Bowman Tom Brady Gold Rookie||BGS 9||$230,000||2021||Tom Brady was the 199th pick overall in the 2000 NFL Draft. Six other quarterbacks were picked before Brady in the draft including Chad Pennington (18th pick) Giovanni Carmazzi (65th pick) Chris Redman (75th pick) Tee Martin (163rd pick) Marc Bulger (168th pick), and Spergon Wynn (183rd pick)||Heritage Auctions sold the Bowman Brady card, one of six cards with a BGS 9 grade.|
|9||1976 Topps Walter Payton Rookie||SGC 10||$228,000||2021||Payton's would often stiff-arm tacklers, and would refuse to go out of bounds. Instead, he would prefer to punish the defense rather than escape to the sidelines. He also used his "stutter-step" to throw off tacklers, and was known to leap over defenders for touchdowns.||Sold by Heritage Auctions|
|10||2000 SP Authentic Tom Brady Rookie||BGS 10||$144,000||2020||Brady grew up a San Francisco 49ers fan, and his hero was Joe Montana. He attended the same high school as Lynn Swann and Barry Bonds, and was drafted to play baseball as a catcher by the Montreal Expos||Goldin Auctions|
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