Donald Trump today launched “Collect Trump Cards,” a digital collectible known as a “Digital Trading Card” (NFT), with 45,000 unique trading cards costing $99 each, for a total of $4.4 million.
This announcement was made by Trump on the Donald Trump Official Truth social media account. Truth Social media was created by the former US president when Twitter suspended his account last year.
According to the collection’s website, the Collect Trump Cards this digital Art is an NFT minted on Polygon blockchain which is cost $99 dollars you can buy from the cryptocurrency Ethereum ETH (WETH) or Fiat using a Debit or Credit Card.
When you click Buy Now on this website you can connect your web3 wallet here you can use Torus, MetaMask or a simple scan Wallet Connect QR code.
At the end of the checkout process, customers are asked to choose how many Trump Trading Cards they want to buy. As the screenshot below shows, the pop-up offers a guaranteed ticket to a gala dinner with Trump if you buy 45 NFTs at once. A customer would have to pay $4455 because each NFT costs around $99.
According to the site, the beautiful imagery of the Trump Digital Trading Cards NFTs collection was designed by Award-winning illustrator Clark Mitchell
Trump’s Announcement of Collect Trump Cards NFTs
On 14 December Trump shared a trailer Video in which he said “AMERICA NEEDS A SUPERHERO” then today he Shared a message on Truth Social accounts about these NFTs in the below image you see the message “Would make a great Christmas gift.” Trump said in today’s message
Before we go any further, we should note that there are far too many fake NFTs and meme coins in crypto, so most Twitter accounts say it’s a deep fake and this is not the real Donald Trump (see this tweet on Twitter).
Now if we see more detail on this website we can see the more amazing and interesting use cases of this NFT.
“Each Digital Trading Card (NFT) is not only a rare collectible” according to the site so what actually is?
Limited Edition Digital Trading Cards
For the first time ever, In U.S. history when Former president selling own a rare digital collectible Trading Card
Each Digital Trading Card (NFT) is not only a rare collectible, but it also automatically enters you into sweepstakes that claim to give away 1000 prizes, and if you buy 45 NFTs, you will be invited to a “Gala Dinner” with former President Trump, according to the site.
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Previous Trump hated crypto according to his 11 July tweet “I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and based on thin air. Unregulated Crypto Assets can facilitate unlawful behavior, including drug trade and other illegal activity….” said Former president
In Last These Digital Trading Card’s money is not used in political campaigns, also this NFT INT LLC is not owned by Trump. NFT INT LLC uses Donald J. Trump’s name, likeness, and image under paid license from CIC Digital LLC, which license may be terminated or revoked according to its terms, according to the site