# How Many Diamond Face Cards are in a Deck of Cards?

Although not as common of a question, sometimes people will ask how many Diamond face cards are in a deck of cards?  I’ll answer that question in this post, along with other relevant questions.

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## What are the Face Cards?

The face cards are all the Jacks, Queens and Kings in a deck of 52 cards.  They are called face cards because they have pictures of royalty persons on them, each with a face.  This is in contrast to the number cards, which only have pips.

## What are the Diamond Face Cards?

The Diamond face cards are the face cards that belong to the Diamonds suit.  There are 4 suits in a deck, the Diamonds being one of those suits.  Each suit has one of each face card.

The Diamond Face Cards are the:

• Jack of Diamonds
• Queen of Diamonds
• King of Diamonds

## How Many Face Cards are in a Deck?

There are a total of 12 face cards in a deck of cards.  This is because there are 3 face cards, the Jack, the Queen and the King.  And, there are 4 suits.  Each suit has one of each face card.

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## How Many Diamond Face Cards are in a Deck?

There are 3 Diamond face cards in a deck.  This is because there are 3 face cards in a deck, the Jack, Queen and King.  And each suit gets one of each of these face cards.  This means that the Diamonds has 3 face cards.

## What is the Probability of Getting a Diamond Face Card?

Since there are 3 Diamond face cards in a deck, this means the chance of drawing a Diamond face card out of a deck of 52 cards, would be 3/52.