Pentacles

Earth and Sensation
Pentacles represent our physical being, reality, material things, our practical work and finances. Pentacles are steadfast, reliable, cautious and can lack imagination. Reflecting their element Earth, Pentacles enjoy earthly, sensual pursuits and the luxuries of life, generally acquired through the fruits of their labor. Pentacles can be suspicious of new ideas and insensitive the the feelings of others. They are practical in matters of finance and are particularly possession conscious.

 

King of Pentacles / Coins
He is prosperous and highly successful in a worldly sense. he is noble, magnanimous and mindful of material matters. Cautious, reliable and somewhat unadventurous.

Divinatory meaning
Experienced leader. Mathematical ability. Material success. Fruits of labor gladly shared.

Reverse meaning
Corruption. Avarice.

 

 

 

 

 

Queen of Pentacles / Coins
An astute, dark-haired business woman. Practical, capable. She is friendly and generous to others. Enjoys sensual pursuits.

Divinatory meaning
Wealth. Well-being. Generosity. Luxury. Security.

Reverse meaning
False prosperity. Mistrust of those close. Fear of failure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knight of Pentacles / Coins
Knight of Pentacles A pragmatic, sensible and dependable young man

Divinatory meaning
Reliability. Patience. Persistence leading to reward.

Reverse meaning
Inertia. Stagnation. Carelessness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Page of Pentacles / Coins
Page of Pentacles A practical child or young person. Careful and diligent.

Divinatory meaning
Application to studies. Scholarship. A desire for learning. Pride in achievement. May bring a message.

Reverse meaning
Rebelliousness. Dissipation of energies and ideas. Ilogical notions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ace of Pentacles or 1 / Coins
Ace of Pentacles Labors rewarded.

Divinatory meaning
Good beginnings for business. Substantial profit or gift. Status. Success. Security.

Reverse meaning
Obsession with wealth. Unhappiness. Corruption.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two of Pentacles / Coins
2 of Pentacles Dexterity. Skill

Divinatory meaning
Dexterity in business matters. Agility. Fluctuation fortunes. New problems.

Reverse meaning
Indifferent business skills. Written notes. Accounts. Enforced optimism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three of Pentacles / Coins
3 of Pentacles Success through effort.

Divinatory meaning
Foundations laid – finer details to follow. Achievement. Artistic ability

Reverse meaning
Inattention to detail. Lack of skill. Money lost due to poor business practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Four of Pentacles / Coins
4 of Pentacles Avarice.

Divinatory meaning
Obsession with material wealth. Greed. Miserable. Tendency to hoard.

Reverse meaning
Material and spiritual loss. Obstacles to further gain. Opposition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five of Pentacles / Coins
5 of Pentacles Anxiety. Impoverishment.

Divinatory meaning
Anxiety over money. Pay attention to detail to avoid material or spiritual loss.

Reverse meaning
Reversal of fortunes. Confidence in the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Six of Pentacles / Coins
6 of Pentacles Stability

Divinatory meaning
Money matters on a stable footing. Loans repaid. Rewards from success shared with others.

Reverse meaning
Selfishness. Avarice. Envy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seven of Pentacles / Coins
7 of Pentacles Consistent endeavor.

Divinatory meaning
Success of past labors still needs consistent effort. Successful career negotiations.

Reverse meaning
Anxiety. Imprudent actions. Impatience over money.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eight of Pentacles / Coins
8 of Pentacles Profitable skills.

Divinatory meaning
Skills improved by practice. Craftsmanship. Apprenticeship leading to profitable career.

Reverse meaning
Lack of ambition. Failure. Excessive materialism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nine of Pentacles / Coins
9 of Pentacles Material benefits.

Divinatory meaning
Physical well-being, comfort and status. Success leading to jealousy of others.

Reverse meaning
Self-satisfaction. Threat to possessions or person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ten of Pentacles / Coins
10 of Pentacles Home. Family.

Divinatory meaning
Material security. Financial stability. Achievement. Family tradition and values.

Reverse meaning
Loss of family wealth or reputation. Poor risk.

 

 

 

 

 

  
        

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