Four of Pentacles Tarot Card Meaning and Art Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck
About the Deck
Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck
These cards are featured in my book, "A Concise Guide to the Tarot" by Loren Lundgren. I took the information for the meanings on these tarot cards from "The Pictorial Key to the Tarot, Being Fragments of a Secret Tradition Under the Veil of Divination", by A. E. Waite, 1911, now in the public domain. I edited the tarot card descriptions and meanings for clarity and brevity, modernizing the text. I scanned in the original black and white illustrations of the cards drawn by Pamela Colman Smith, from the 1911 book. I digitally retouched and painted those illustrations in detailed color.
Loren Lundgren, © 2021
DescriptionA crowned figure with a pentacle over his head clasps another pentacle with his hands and arms. Two pentacles lie beneath his feet. He holds on to what he has.
Meaning of Four of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck
Security of possessions, keeping what one has, gifts, legacy, inheritance.
Suspense, delay, opposition.
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
Loss of money.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
For a bachelor, pleasant news from a lady.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
Pleasure, Gaiety, Enjoyment, Satisfaction
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
you will receive a flower from a loving hand; cherish it faithfully, and it will bring you good fortune and happiness – the first rose that is presented to you will tell you that you are entering the rosy month of love.