Engraved on the base are the words "Vince Lombardi Trophy", the official
NFL emblem affixed separately, the Super Bowl number, and "AFC vs.
After the trophy is
awarded, it is sent back to Tiffany's to be engraved with the winning
team's name, the date and final score of the Super Bowl, and then is
sent back to the winning team for them to keep.*
first four games, both the NFL and the AFL logos were in the center of
the trophy. Starting from Super Bowl V through XLII, the NFL shield with
more than 20 stars has been on the forefront. As of Super Bowl XLIII a
newer, modernized NFL shield (with eight stars and a rotated football
designed akin to that atop the trophy) replaced the older logo.
The trophy’s value,
in material and craftwork, is recently valued at $25,000.