The game paper was developed in China in the 10th century. These cards were a form of paper on which we know the dice. Later on, the Chinese also found different card games with other cards they produced. Most of these games were played with money.
On the sixth skin of the Tu-shu-chi-c’eng encyclopedia there is a section: “According to the history of the Liao Dynasty, Emperor Mu Tsung, Ying-li In the 19th year of his era (969 AD), he gathered around ministers and told them: Paper games were played in the house of Ch’ien, who was once a duke. After a while, Siao-ho, a resultant dispute in his game, killed him. Then disaster followed disaster. Now I see that today’s veterans and state officials are not dropping their cards from their hands. Have you ever taken lessons from that great catastrophe? ”
An example of Chinese origin and considered to be the world’s oldest play pile, It was found by A. von Le Coq in Turkestan and in Turfan area in Sangim Valley.
There was a picture of a man surrounded by a black frame on the back of a card three times the length of his neck. It is not known exactly where the first game card came from in Europe. The oldest document published on this subject was found in the lines of the “Trattato del governo della famiglia”, a manuscript of a mysterious manuscript called Pipozzo di Sandro. In a part of this book, written in 1299, “If you play card game with that money; ”
The oldest play papers that can be reached today belong to the French. King Charles 6’s Treasury Officer Charles Poupart issued the following note when he issued the Royal Inventory of 1392: “60 gold was given to the painter Jacquemine Gringonneur in response to three deck play cards he made, ordered by the King’s acquaintances.” These papers, in the frenzy of the rumors and the royal family’s skepticism.
Europe’s oldest printed papers were found in Lyon in 1841 by the French antiquarian M. Henin. M. Henin came across 10 play cards among the old book he bought. The inside of these cards, which printed the main lines with a brown ink, were subsequently colored. As a result of the review made by the experts, it was understood that these cards were printed in the 1440s in Provence. No doubt they were made to play a game called “Piket”. Eight of these cards are at the Britisih Museum, both at the US Game Card Manufacturing Company in Cincinnati. The first game cards that were advertised on the back were also made by Thomas Tuttle, a scholar and mathematical tool maker in London in 1700.
In 1813, the first double-headed cards were printed in Germany in memory of the Battle of Leipzig. The priests at the scene represented the kings of the four Allied troops that won the war. The gates were portraying the marshals who ruled the armies on the battlefield. Damlar was the wives of the kings Pomona, Flora, Diana and Ceres. Double-headed playing cards were rarely used until the mid-19th century.
In 1857, Samuel Hart Co. wildcard strong> “for the first time in the game cards issued by the company for a London club.