Monaco, a Switzerland headquartered payments and crypto-currency platform, has selected Gemalto for high-end metal cards for its Visa Platinum cards range.

When coupled with Monaco app,  the cards will provide interbank exchange rates and up to 2% cryptocurrency cashback on all purchases.

The metal cards have high-end security components and their ‘tap-and-pay’ feature provides flexible and convenient payment experience.

The Monaco card portfolio includes classic plastic Visa card Midnight Blue and limited edition of Visa Platinum cards. They are available in Ruby Steel, Rose Gold, Space Gray, and Obsidian Black colours.

Monaco co-founder and CEO Kris Marszalek said: “By partnering with Gemalto, we are able to produce a highly functional yet beautiful product that users can be proud to use and display at the top of their wallets as their go-to cards.”

Gemalto senior vice president of banking & payment Asia Michael Au added: “Financial Institutions around the world are increasingly investing in card body innovations to promote their services. Metal cards are strongly associated with top-of-the-line, high value services.”