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Zarathustra
01-22-2005, 11:21 AM
Anyone know what the font is that's used for the names and numbers on credit cards?

I have to make a credit card and I'm hoping that someone knows what it is or can suggest something that's close.

Thanks

Capt Lightwave
01-22-2005, 03:17 PM
I may be mistaken, but I think this one's pretty darn close to what you're looking for....
http://morovia.com/font/ocr.asp

Zarathustra
01-22-2005, 03:20 PM
Yeah, that just about does it.

I've found OCR works for #s. The text seems to be farrington 7b, bu I can't find that anywhere so I'm modifying some Courier text.
On my MC, the text for my name has serifs.

Capt Lightwave
01-22-2005, 03:25 PM
I don't think the Farrington 7b font is commercially available.

Zarathustra
01-22-2005, 03:34 PM
I suppose not. I'm making a fictitious CC, as opposed to trying to remake a MC or Visa card so I have a little extra latitude.
Hardest thing was creating a hologram thingy

Capt Lightwave
01-22-2005, 03:42 PM
THAT I do believe!!!

Good luck, and please show us the finished result if you're not bound by an NDA.

Zarathustra
01-22-2005, 08:12 PM
Ok, you can see a test that I'm sending off for approval.
Post on Splinecage.com (http://www.splinecage.com/forums/showthread.php?p=3114#post3114)

Thomas M.
01-23-2005, 10:41 AM
The fonts you are looking for are the OCR-A and OCR-B. It depends, but it's either A or B. 100%!

Capt Lightwave
01-23-2005, 01:42 PM
Farrington 7b is the numeral font. OCR-B is the alphabetic part.