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Ace of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

A hand--issuing, as usual, from a cloud--holds up a pentacle.

About the Deck

Pivotal and canonical, this deck defined a new pattern that would be followed up to the present.

Provenance

Designed by A.E. Waite and Illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. England, 1911.

Meaning of Ace of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

Perfect contentment, felicity, ecstasy; also speedy intelligence; gold.

Reversed

The evil side of wealth, bad intelligence; also great riches. In any case it shews prosperity, comfortable material conditions, but whether these are of advantage to the possessor will depend on whether the card is reversed or not.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Commencement of good fortune. Inheritance. Gifts. Economy.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

The most favourable of all cards.

Reversed

A share in the finding of treasure.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Prosperity. Good luck. Discouragement. Misfortune.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Perfect Contentment, Felicity, Prosperity, Triumph

Reversed

Purse of Gold, Money, Gain, Help, Profit, Riches.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A letter, an offer of marriage

Reversed

evil tidings.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

happy fortune; a bright and prosperous career; if you trust in God he will not forsake you.