If you are new to a deck of cards or card magic, you might not know, how many Spades are in a deck of 52 cards? This post will answer that and some other related questions you might have as well.
How Many Spades are in a Deck of 52 Cards?
The exact number of Spade cards in a deck of cards is 13. This is because there are four different suits that make up a complete deck. They are Hearts, Club, Diamonds, and Spades.
Each of these suits has a total of 13 cards each. These are one of each number card and face card, Ace through King. These are the Ace, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Jack, Queen and King.
There are 13 Spades in a deck of 52 cards.
What Are All the Spade Cards in a Deck?
The 13 Spade cards in a deck of 52 cards are as follows:
- Ace of Spades
- Two of Spades
- Three of Spades
- Four of Spades
- Five of Spades
- Six of Spades
- Seven of Spades
- Eight of Spades
- Nine of Spades
- Ten of Spades
- Jack of Spades
- Queen of Spades
- King of Spades
How Many Ace of Spades are in a Deck of Cards?
There is one Ace of Spades in a deck of cards. This is because there are 4 ace cards total in a deck. Each of the four suits has its own ace.
How Many King of Spades are in a Deck of Cards?
There are 4 suits in a deck. Each deck gets one of the 13 value cards which are Ace through King. So, the Spades get one King. This means there is one King of Spades in a deck of cards.
How Many Jack of Spades are in a Deck of Cards?
There are 4 Jacks in a deck of 52 cards. Each of the 4 suits has one Jack each. So there is only one Jack of Spades in a deck of cards.
How Many Spades Appear on the Ace of Spades
Although there are always the same number of pips (pictures of the suit) as the value of the card in the center of a card, there are also the two pips that are in the corners underneath the number or letter that represents the playing card.
In the case of the Ace of Spades, there is one Spade pip in the center of the card, but then there are two more spades underneath the A letter that appears in the corner. If you look at the image above of the Ace of Spades you will see what I mean.
This means there are actually 3 spades that appear on the Ace of Spades.
How Many Black Spades are in a Deck of Cards?
Since all the Spades are already part of the black cards, which include all the spades and clubs, there are 13 black Spades in a deck of cards.
Why is There a Joker in a Card Deck?
Here, you can find out more about the Joker card and why it appears in a deck.
We have seen that a standard deck of cards is composed of exactly 13 spades. These are the 13 values Ace through King, with each value only being used once per suit.