What does the Suit of Pentacles represent?
The Suit of Pentacles represents the physical, tangible world. This includes our home, our career, our money, our health. It also represents things like time, effort, or energy. The Suit of Pentacles is about the resources we have and what we do with them.
The Suit of Pentacles is also sometimes called the Suit of Coins. If you look at the cards, the pentacles are shaped like golden coins. And they represent value. What is valuable to you? On a more emotional level, the Suit of Pentacles can mean our self-worth, knowing our own worth.
Pentacles are associated with earth. In the imagery on the cards, you’ll often see gardens, plants, and seeds. It makes sense. Earth energy is slow and steady. It requires time, effort, and energy to grow a strong and healthy plant.
What Signs do Pentacles Represent?
There is a connection or correlation between astrology and tarot. The Suit of Pentacles represents the Earth signs (Capricorn, Taurus, and Virgo).
Suit of Pentacles in a Love Reading
Since this suit deals with money, health, and careers, it might be confusing if one of these cards pops up in a love reading. I’ve found that Pentacles represent someone’s effort in a relationship, how much they value a relationship or a person, and the energy they are willing to put into a connection.
Suit of Pentacles as Feelings
When it comes to emotions, Pentacles are about self-worth and value. They represent valuing a relationship or your partner. They can speak to knowing your own value.
The Four Seasons and Suit of Pentacles
There are many correspondences and ideas about the four tarot suits and their corresponding seasons. For me, the Suit of Pentacles are about Fall, the harvest season. Pentacles are about wealth and abundance. To me, fall is a very abundant season.
What cards are in the Suit of Pentacles?
Below, you will find a list of Suit of Pentacles cards and some basic meanings to get you started. If you are curious about the rest of the cards, please check out the
|Ace of Pentacles
|The beginning of a new cycle when it comes to career, money, health, or your home.
|King of Pentacles
|This is a financially, stable, entrepreneur kind of energy. Very stable, grounded, and centered person.
|Queen of Pentacles
|She can represent a parent who works outside of the home. This about nurturing yourself and building a stable environment that feels safe and secure.
|Knight of Pentacles
|A cautious, careful person who takes his or her time and always has a plan.
|Page of Pentacles
|This can be an offer of something valuable. Pages are often about messages or communication. For example, this might mean a job offer.
|Ten of Pentacles
|Building generational wealth, caring for family, building a legacy for those you love.
|Nine of Pentacles
|Single, independent energy. She knows her worth and value and is enjoying the fruits of her labor.
|Eight of Pentacles
|Doing what you love and loving what you do. This is lovingly working on something, putting all of your time and energy into the project.
|Seven of Pentacles
|This about a first harvest, or planting even more seeds for the future.
|Six of Pentacles
|Giving to others, balancing the scales.
|Five of Pentacles
|Loss and lack. Not having any resources.
|Four of Pentacles
|Guarding resources, spending very carefully. This can also mean being a little stingy with your time, money, or energy.
|Three of Pentacles
|Conversation, Collaboration, Cooperation
|Two of Pentacles
|Weighing options, having a lot of “balls” in the air, being busy
If you are new to tarot, here are some tarot spreads to get you started. Be on the look out for pentacles in your readings.