The Urza's Legacy expansion set was printed with black borders on the face of the
Cards can be identified by the
expansion symbol on the right hand
side of the middle section. The expansion symbol is a
long handled hammer. The expansion symbol is
black for common cards ()
silver for uncommon cards ()
and gold for rare cards ().
The 143 card set's breakdown by rarity looks like this:
|44 Rares||44 Rare Foils|
|44 Uncommons||44 Uncommon Foils|
|55 Commons||55 Common Foils|
This is the first set to contain foil premium cards. These cards are
identical to the normal cards in name, text, etc. They are just printed
with a metalic foil finish. Every card in this set has a foil version.
Foil versions of common cards appear in the common card slot in about
one in 12 boosters. Foil versions of uncommon cards appear in an uncommon
slot in about one in 20 boosters. Foil versions of rare cards appear in
a rare slot in about one in 40 boosters.
It was released in mid February 1999.
The print run is estimated at 180 million cards.