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Knight of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

He rides a slow, enduring, heavy horse, to which his own aspect corresponds. He exhibits his symbol, but does not look therein.

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 Knight of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

Utility, serviceableness, interest, responsibility, rectitude-all on the normal and external plane.

Reversed

Inertia, idleness, repose of that kind, stagnation; also placidity, discouragement, carelessness.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A young, fair man. A stranger. An arrival.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

An useful man; useful discoveries.

Reversed

A brave man out of employment.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A useful Man, Trustworthy, Wisdom, Economy, Order, Regulation

Reversed

A brave Man, but out of Employment, Idle, Unemployed, Negligent.