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MtG Identifier: Cards with a Black Back Border

You’ve indicated your card has a black border on the back… now what color is the border on the front of the card?

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Magic: the Gathering card with white front border
Magic: the Gathering card with silver front border
Magic: the Gathering Card Front - Basic Black Border
Magic: the Gathering Card Front - Borderless

Most Magic: the Gathering cards with a black-bordered back, to date, should have a front border that is one of the following:

  1. All White Bordered
  2. All or mostly Silver Bordered
  3. All or mostly Black Bordered – even if it looks slightly different from the example
  4. Absent – No border at all

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This identifier system is based on the document produced by Mainstream Design (2001), and updated by 108Bits (2018), and Vince (2019). It has been updated by The Relentless Dragon, in 2021. All symbols, images, and set/card names are the property of Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro, Inc., and used under educational fair use.