30 Interesting Facts About Credit Cards

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  1. Valannin says:

    #17 is based off an article published in 2011. Gold and palladium spot prices change per hour, and are not remotely valued at the same price as they were in 2011. Also, despite being one ounce in weight, the card is merely a base metal plated with an alloy of 23K gold and palladium; it would only be worth $1000 in melt value if the entirety of the card was cast from the alloy.

  2. Toyin says:

    This is indeed an eye-opening article on the history of credit cards. I’ll keep this information in mind when sourcing for new credit card.

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