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Queen of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

The face suggests that of a dark woman, whose qualities might be summed up in the idea of greatness of soul; she has also the serious cast of intelligence; she contemplates her symbol and may see worlds 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 Queen of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Upright

Opulence, generosity, magnificence, security, liberty.

Reversed

Evil, suspicion, suspense, fear, mistrust.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A fair woman. Indifferent.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Dark woman; presents from a rich relative; rich and happy marriage for a young man.

Reversed

An illness.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Unhappiness averted. Danger escaped. Sorrow. Trouble.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A dark Woman, a generous Woman, Liberality, Greatness of Soul, Generosity

Reversed

Certain Evil, a suspicious Woman, a Woman justly regarded with Suspicion, Doubt, Mistrust.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A fair woman, given to gossip and wanting in refinement

Reversed

rather a spiteful flirt.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

the first kiss will cause you vexation.