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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Face_card

In a deck of playing cards, the term face card (US) or court card (British) is generally used to describe a card that depicts a person as opposed to the pip cards.They are also known as picture cards, or until the early 20th century, coat cards.. History. While playing cards were invented in China, Chinese playing cards do not have a concept of face cards. . When playing cards arrived in Iran ...

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www.admagic.com/personalized-faces-playing-cards.html

Personalized Playing Cards Faces Can Be Any Size. Custom face playing cards can have as many or as few cards per deck as you like and these custom playing cards can be used, among other things, as educational playing cards, training playing cardscards, decks to promote a business product catalog, unique wedding playing cards, and custom game cards.

www.walmart.com/c/ep/standard-face-playing-card-decks

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www.quora.com/What-is-the-history-behind-the-design-of-face-cards-in-a...

Playing cards grew from the early non-occult Tarot cards which were used predominantly in Italy and France. Their use is documented as early as 1367 in Europe. The Tarot cards are believed to hail from Egypt. The trump cards (modern face cards) were allegories. The Grim Reaper was a popular allegory for death.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_52-card_deck

The standard 52-card deck of French playing cards is the most common deck of playing cards used today. It includes thirteen ranks in each of the four French suits: clubs (♣), diamonds (♦), hearts (♥) and spades (♠), with reversible "court" or face cards.

theplayingcardfactory.com/facts

Some interesting facts (or possibly fiction) about playing cards. It is said that each of the suits on a deck of cards in a card game represents the four major pillars of the economy in the Middle Ages: Hearts represented the Church, Spades represented the military, Clubs represented agriculture, and Diamonds represented the merchant class.

designshack.net/articles/layouts/design-history-the-art-of-playing-cards

Court cards were originally created as full length character illustrations, the symmetry was added as an improvement around the middle of the 19th century. Usability. Playing card designers went well beyond symmetry in consideration of how to maximize the functionality of the designs. There are quite a few design characteristics worth mentioning.

sourceforge.net/projects/vector-cards

Download Vector Playing Cards for free. Vector Playing Card Library (.SVG and .EPS) This is a set of poker size playing cards which has been hand crafted in various vector formats (.SVG and .EPS). All 52 faces are offered in one file as separate objects that can easily be cut/pasted/exported singly as desired.