suit of pentacles
suit of pentacles

The Suit of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings

Pentacles, also referred to as Coins, typically represent material possessions and wealth, although the concept of wealth is more broadly defined than solely the size of one’s bank account.

While definitely tied to the physical world, Pentacles can in fact signify prosperity on many levels, such as important personal relationships, spiritual contentment, and the state of one’s emotional health.

Should a tarot reading be predominantly comprised of Pentacles cards, it can be taken as an indication that one is seeking answers to material conflicts that are very much rooted in the here and now. These concerns typically revolve around financial and career issues and can be resolved quickly, as soon as they are addressed.

Similarly, a reading rich in Pentacle tarot cards can be a telling sign that one is insecure about certain specific financial matters, be that job security, outstanding debts, or uncertainty surrounding a particular investment.

Element and Season

The Suit of Pentacles is connected to the winter season. Its element is Earth, signifying pragmatism, stability, determination and fertility.

The Earth is tactile, both giving as well as receiving, serving as an infinitely solid and nuturing foundation. A such, it is considered a feminine energy. 

Ace of Pentacles

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Ace of Pentacles — Oxana Lorie, Ricky Lorie

The Ace of Pentacles represents rebirth, wealth, and the start of a new period in life that promises to be prosperous and emotionally satisfying.

Two of Pentacles

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Two of Pentacles — Kelsey Showalter

The Two of Pentacles represents balance over everything else, be that carefully weighing your financial resources or making important “yes or no” decisions.

Three of Pentacles

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Three of Pentacles — Marco Proietto

The Three of Pentacles is a positive card that primarily revolves around your employment and work in general — particularly teamwork.

Four of Pentacles

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Four of Pentacles — Mallary Quinn

The Four of Pentacles is a sign that you need to let go of something that’s compromising your happiness and growth as a human being.

Five of Pentacles

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Five of Pentacles — Jayde Hilliard

The Five of Pentacles is a warning to re-evaluate your priorities as you are on the brink of experiencing a substantial loss and all the pain that comes with it.

Six of Pentacles

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Six of Pentacles — Emily Garverick

The Six of Pentacles indicates that the success you achieve will be determined by the time, compassion and money you’ve invested in others.

Seven of Pentacles

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Seven of Pentacles — Kelsey Showalter

The Seven of Pentacles is a sign that you will soon be rewarded for your hard work and perseverance. However, this will most likely come at a hefty price.

Eight of Pentacles

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Eight of Pentacles — Kelsey Showalter

The Eight of Pentacles represents the focus and devotion required when mastering a new talent or skill.

Nine of Pentacles

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Nine of Pentacles — Marco Proietto

The Nine of Pentacles is refined, accomplished, and ready to enjoy the fruits of her labour.

Ten of Pentacles

Ten of Pentacles -- Eugene Smith

The Ten of Pentacles represents material success and healthy family relationships.

Page of Pentacles

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Page of Pentacles — Andrea Leite Marques

The Page of Pentacles signifies that you will soon reach an important turning point, and that your newfound state of consiciousness will allow you align your goals with your core values.

Knight of Pentacles

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Knight of Pentacles — Eugene Smith

The Knight of Pentacles is a symbol of endurance and success, telling you to focus on what you do best.

Queen of Pentacles

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Queen of Pentacles — Claire Hallett

The Queen of Pentacles is practical and successful, symbolizing wealth and prosperity.

King of Pentacles

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King of Pentacles – Florence Pitot

The King of Pentacles tarot card represents the value of perseverance. It can be a sign that you will be rewarded for your efforts, or a call to find balance in the pleasures and pains along life’s path.