Enter the card name. Printed at the top of the card.
Enter the card number Printed at the bottom of the card… a number like “101/108” or “SM14”.
There are often different versions of the same Pokemon card (foil, holo…), so be sure to pick a few comparables from the search results that are just like your card. This will give you an accurate estimated value for your Pokemon card.
For example Charizard 101/108
Looking up how much my Pokemon cards are worth:
If you get too many results that include cards NOT like yours, use the checkboxes to pick the ones just like yours. Choosing a few comparable items by using the checkboxes gives you a much more accurate estimate of what your Pokemon card is worth.
What to do next:
Once you’ve gone through and searched for the value of your Pokemon cards using the mavin.io price guide, you have several different options:
If the Pokemon cards are valuable: You can either hold onto the cards, perhaps get them graded if they’re really valuable, and hopefully see them appreciate in value over time. Alternatively, you sell it to a local card shop without getting ripped off since you know it’s worth. Lastly, you can sell it yourself on eBay to get a competitive price. Read our guide to selling on eBay.
If the Pokemon cards are worthless: A card doesn’t have to be worth money to be considered valuable. Each card has sentimental value to someone: where they got it, the deck it was a part of, that time you used it to battle so-and-so… a lot of people tend to hang onto them because of the memories. If you want to get rid of your Pokemon cards, they could be worth some memories to a relative or a stranger. Put them on Craigslist, take them to a card shop, donate them, or pass them along to your kids or a relative. There’s still a lot of fun to be had in those dusty Pokemon cards you’ve been hanging onto!
Use this handy guide to look up Pokemon card set symbols, set names, and set years.
The most common way to organize Pokemon cards is by set. To identify the set, look for a little symbol at the bottom of the card, next to the card number. There are a bunch of these set symbols… The Pokemon Company is releasing 5-6 sets per year, each with a different set symbol, and they’ve been printing cards since 1999!
To identify the set your Pokemon card came from, use the following table:
This article will show you how to spot fake Pokemon cards. We’ll show you some simple tests you can perform to determine if your Pokemon card is genuine or a counterfeit.
We get a lot of comments from people asking us to identify cards that they can’t find on Cardmavin. If you search mavin.io for your card and don’t find any results… it could be a fake. Or maybe you have a valuable Pokemon card but it just seems “off” in some way. It could be a counterfeit card. This guide will help you identify fake Pokemon cards.
Complete list of cards in the Pokemon Unbroken Bonds set. Click on the card to see how much they’re worth.
The Sun & Moon Unbroken Bonds expansion was released on May 3, 2019. It’s the tenth expansion set in the Sun & Moon series and contains a whopping 234 cards (214 in the base set plus 20 secret rare cards). The Japanese version of this set is called “Double Blaze” and only contains 116 cards.
Complete list of cards in the Pokemon Detective Pikachu set. Click on the cards to see how much they’re worth.
The Sun & Moon Detective Pikachu set was released on March 29, 2019. It’s a sub-set released a few months ahead of the upcoming 3D movie of the same name “Detective Pikachu”. As a sub-set it only contains 18 cards and no secret rares. Detective Pikachu cards will be sold in various “Case File” sets containing promo cards, coins, and booster packs… I don’t think you can even buy individual booster packs. The booster packs we got only contained 4 cards!!! The cards are cool though… check out the end of the article where we unbox a Detective Pikachu “Collector Treasure Chest”…aka Lunch Box.
Complete list of cards in the Pokemon POP Series 1 set. Click on the card to see how much they’re worth.
This is the first POP Series set released at organized Pokemon league events. The cards were released in 2 card packs for a limited time only… making collecting the entire set somewhat difficult. Some cards have two versions… a non-holo and holographic version.