|Date Released||August 1993|
|Cards in Set||295|
|Cardset Cost||$704.00 *|
Two and a half million Alpha cards were printed. Wizards of the Coast exepected these cards to take six months to sell out. Instead, it only took six weeks.
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Alpha and Beta? Well... other than the the fact that Alpha has more rounded corners, there is only a difference of seven cards. Beta has Circle of Protection: Black, Volcanic Island, and one more of each basic land, for a total of 302 cards.
* All prices listed on this page are in United States Dollars. The amounts listed are only suggested amounts. Essential Magic does not guarantee that these prices can be attained when purchasing or selling cards. The prices listed on this page should not be considered an offer by Essential Magic to purchase or sell cards. Click here for more information.