2016 Topps The Mint

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Description

2016 Topps The Mint was released August 10th, 2016 -- a week earlier than previously announced. Each box will yield five serial-numbered on-card autographs with a limited checklist. On a box-per-box basis, this is the most expensive trading card product Topps has produced to date.

The Mint will feature the first fully-licensed autograph of Vin Scully.

Distribution

Five cards per box (MSRP: $899). Four boxes per case. Hobby only.

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Odds
Iconic Jersey Relics 2 - ?
Franklin Batting Gloves Book Relics 22 ? ?
Franchise Autographs 29 ? ?
Franchise Autographs Blue 29 50 ?
Franchise Autographs Green 29 10 ?
Franchise Autographs Red 29 one-of-one ?
Arrivals Autographs 12 ? ?
Arrivals Autographs Blue 12 50 ?
Arrivals Autographs Green 12 10 ?
Arrivals Autographs Red 12 one-of-one ?
Gem 10 Autographs 9 ? ?
Gem 10 Autographs Blue 9 50 ?
Gem 10 Autographs Green 9 10 ?
Gem 10 Autographs Red 9 one-of-one ?
Golden Engraving Autographs 29 ? ?
Golden Engraving Autographs Green 29 10 ?
Golden Engraving Autographs Red 29 one-of-one ?
Authenticated Patch Autographs 10 ? ?
Authenticated Patch Autographs Green 10 10 ?
Authenticated Patch Autographs Red 10 one-of-one ?

Checklist

Relics

NOTE: Relics will NOT take the place of any of the promised five autographs per Hobby box. Those boxes yielding a Relic will have six cards.

Iconic Jersey Relics

These two cards feature swatches of the game used jerseys worn when A) David Ortiz hit his 512th career home run and B) Adam Jones set the Orioles' all-time career home run record.

  • IJR-AJ Adam Jones
  • IJR-DVO David Ortiz

Franklin Batting Glove Book Relics

    Autographs

    All Autographs are available in the following parallels.

    • Blue (serial-numbered to 50 copies; not available for the Golden Engraving Autographs)
    • Green (serial-numbered to ten)
    • Red (one-of-one)

    NOTE: A number of autographs also have an "Image Variation." It is unclear if any of the variations have parallels.

    Franchise Autographs

    • FA-AJ Adam Jones
    • FA-APO A.J. Pollock
    • FA-APU Albert Pujols
    • FA-AR Anthony Rizzo
    • FA-BH Bryce Harper
    • FA-BP Buster Posey
    • FA-CC Carlos Correa
    • FA-CH Cole Hamels
    • FA-CK Clayton Kershaw
    • FA-CS Chris Sale
    • FA-DK Dallas Keuchel
    • FA-DO David Ortiz
    • FA-DP Dustin Pedroia
    • FA-DW David Wright
    • FA-EE Edwin Encarnacion
    • FA-EL Evan Longoria
    • FA-FF Freddie Freeman
    • FA-FL Francisco Lindor
    • FA-I Ichiro
    • FA-JA Jose Altuve
    • FA-JD Jacob deGrom
    • FA-JH Jason Heyward
    • FA-KB Kris Bryant
    • FA-MM Manny Machado
    • FA-MTR Mike Trout
    • FA-NA Nolan Arenado
    • FA-RB Ryan Braun
    • FA-SM Starling Marte
    • FA-YC Yoenis Cespedes
    • FA-CC Carlos Correa VAR
    • FA-I Ichiro VAR
    • FA-KB Kris Bryant VAR
    • FA-MTR Mike Trout VAR

    Arrivals Autographs

    • AA-CS Corey Seager VAR
    • AA-KS Kyle Schwarber VAR
    • AA-LS Luis Severino VAR
    • AA-AN Aaron Nola
    • AA-BP Byung-Ho Park
    • AA-CS Corey Seager
    • AA-HOW Henry Owens
    • AA-JG Jon Gray
    • AA-JU Julio Urias
    • AA-KM Kenta Maeda
    • AA-KS Kyle Schwarber
    • AA-LG Lucas Giolito
    • AA-LS Luis Severino
    • AA-MS Miguel Sano
    • AA-SP Stephen Piscotty

    Gem 10 Autographs

    • G10A-AG Andres Galarraga
    • G10A-AR Alex Rodriguez
    • G10A-JA Jake Arrieta
    • G10A-JV Jason Varitek
    • G10A-NL Tim Robbins "Nuke LaLoosh"
    • G10A-OV Omar Vizquel
    • G10A-PK Paul Konerko
    • G10A-RB Sylvester Stallone "Rocky Balboa"
    • G10A-VS Vin Scully
    • GEA-CB Craig Biggio VAR
    • GEA-CR Cal Ripken Jr. VAR
    • GEA-GM Greg Maddux VAR

    Golden Engraving Autographs

      Autographed Relics

      Authenticated Patch Autographs

      All Authenticated Patch Autographs are available in the following parallels.

      • Green (serial-numbered to ten)
      • Red (one-of-one)

      • APA-AM Andrew Miller
      • APA-DL DJ LeMahieu
      • APA-DO David Ortiz
      • APA-EL Evan Longoria
      • APA-I Ichiro
      • APA-JM J.D. Martinez
      • APA-JS James Shields
      • APA-LS Luis Severino
      • APA-MS Miguel Sano
      • APA-MT Mike Trout