Trump Digital Trading Cards (NFT Collection)
Trump Digital Trading Cards is a series of digital trading cards NFTs on the Polygon blockchain released by Former US President Donald Trump. The Trump Digital Trading Cards, are similar in style to collectible baseball cards and feature images of Donald Trump in different fantasy costumes and poses. The collection was designed by award-winning illustrator, Clark Mitchell.   The Series 1 Trump Digital Trading Cards collection launched on December 15, 2022 and sold out on its first day generating $4.4 million in sales.
Donald Trump announced the launch of a Series 2 collection of the Trump Digital Trading Cards on April 18, 2023. 
On December 15, 2022, former President Donald Trump released the Trump Digital Trading Cards collection of 45,000 fantasy non-fungible tokens (NFTs) through Truth Social, the social media site he founded in 2021. The collection features Trump in a boxing ring, preparing to wrestle, as a race-car driver, an astronaut, and on a football field. Each card has his presidential number, 45, stamped on it.
The Trump Digital Trading Cards, which are similar in style to collectible baseball cards and feature images of Trump, were originally priced at $99 per each with Ethereum or fiat currency on Polygon. The collection also has a 10% royalty.  On December 17, 2022, Trump Digital Trading Card #5809 sold for 37 ETH (~$42,000) on Opensea.
Trump has previously stated that he is "not a fan" of cryptocurrency, but he promoted the collection on Truth Social, saying it would make a great Christmas gift.
The collection is Trump's first official NFT project, however his wife, former First Lady Melania Trump released her own debut NFT collection, "Cobalt Blue Eyes," in 2021.
Benefits & Sweepstakes
Customers who purchase 45 NFT Trump Digital Trading Cards at once are offered a guaranteed ticket to a gala dinner with Trump as part of the checkout process. Purchasers of the digital trading cards are also entered into sweepstakes for the chance to win experiences with Trump, such as an individual zoom call, group zoom call, dinner in Miami, group cocktail hour, and one hour of golf with Trump. NFT holders also have the chance to win a limited edition signed photographs of Donald Trump. Holders also have the chance to win one of the 25 rare gold Digital Trading Cards that were digitally signed by Donald J. Trump. 
The Sweepstakes is open to US Citizens 18 years or older. While NFT holders are entered into the sweepstakes it is possible to join the sweepstakes without acquiring an NFT. 
The collection of NFTs was designed by award-winning illustrator Clark Mitchell who has worked with brands including Star Wars, Hasbro, Mattel, Marvel, Time Magazine, Coors, Budweiser, Disney, Corona, and Coca-Cola. He has also worked with the NBA, NFL, MLB, movies, musicians, and professional athletes. 
There are 45,000 cards in the collection. Some of the cards are one-of-one’s, while others will are limited to 2, 5, 7, or 10 copies. 
Donald Trump's Earnings
A filing submitted on Friday, April 14, 2023, from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics shows that Donald Trump has made anywhere from $100,001 to $1 million from sales of Trump-branded non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The filings were first reported by ethics watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). 
According to the filing, Trump holds the position of "manager, president, secretary and treasurer" at CIC Digital LLC and CIC Ventures LLC. On the official Trump Trading Cards website, it says that CIC Digital LLC allowed NFT INT LLC, the company behind the NFT project, to use Trump's likeness, name and image under a paid licensing agreement.
On April 18, 2023, Donald Trump announced the launch of Series 2 of the Trump Digital Trading Cards NFT collection on his social media platform Truth Social. The collection includes 47,000 cards. There will be no more than 10 copies of each card. Like the Series 1 Collection, the cost to mint a card is $99. Like Series 1 the collection was designed by illustrator Clark Mitchell.  
For Series 2, those who purchase 47 cards will be invited to a gala dinner with Donald Trump at his members-only resort Mar-a-Lago. The first 50 people to acquire 100 cards with cryptocurrency in a single transaction will receive a one-of-one digital trading card as well as an invite to Trump's gala dinner. 
Trump Digital Trading Cards (NFT Collection)
Did you find this article interesting?