King of Coins Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.
Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.
Italy, c. 1441.
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According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
Fair man. Inimical or indifferent.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
A rather dark man, a merchant, master, professor.
An old and vicious man.
Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings
Fortune from the sea. Enterprises successful. Misfortune. Loss.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
A dark Man, Victory, Bravery, Courage, Success
An old and vicious Man, a Dangerous Man, Doubt, Fear, Peril, Danger.
P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings
A very fair or white-haired man, a soldier by profession, and of a deceitful turn of mind
a treacherous schemer.
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
a joyful bridal; a happy wedding-day: endeavors toward a union with a beloved object