Donald Trump releases Trump Digital Trading Cards NFT collection

Donald Trump
Credit: Truth Social

Donald Trump
Credit: Truth Social

Donald Trump has released 45,000 collectable NFTs called Trump Digital Trading Cards.

The Trump NFTs were minted on the Polygon blockchain and sold out within hours of their announcement on December 15.

Those interested in getting their own Donald Trump NFT could purchase one for $99 from the collecttrumpcards website.

Donald Trump releases 45,000 collectable NFTs

Each Trump Digital Trading Card is a rare digital collectable, inspired by baseball cards. Owning a Trump card automatically enters the holder into a "sweepstakes" where they could win various prizes and possibly even meet Donald Trump himself.

Collect Trump Cards:

Win incredible prizes, including your chance to spend time with the President of the United States. For the first time ever, you can secure your own rare piece of Donald Trump’s history.

Prizes include the opportunity to play golf with Donald Trump, an exclusive dinner with Trump in Miami, meeting Donald Trump on a Zoom call with other card holders, and limited edition signed photographs of Donald Trump.

Buying 45 Trump Digital Trading Cards guarantees a ticket to a Florida Gala dinner with Donald Trump including 45 sweepstakes entries.

As of December 16, the floor price of a Trump Digital Trading Card on Opensea sits at 0.0935 ETH ($113) and is ranked number 1 in trading volume.

Many took to Twitter to call out Trump with some calling it an “NFT scam” while others mocked the NFT artwork and the commercial that was used to promote the NFTs.

In 2019 Donald Trump tweeted that he was not a fan of cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin.

From Donald Trump's tweet:

Unregulated Crypto Assets can facilitate unlawful behavior, including drug trade and other illegal activity....

Although NFTs are not cryptocurrencies, Trump's use of blockchain technology to make his digital trading cards might suggest that his opinion on the subject has changed.

Back in 2021, Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump, announced plans to sell NFT artwork of her “colbat blue eyes”.

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