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Two of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

A young man, in the act of dancing, has a pentacle in either hand, and they are joined by that endless cord which is like the number 8 reversed.

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 Two of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

On the one hand it is represented as a card of gaiety, recreation and its connexions, which is the subject of the design; but it is read also as news and messages in writing, as obstacles, agitation, trouble, embroilment.

Reversed

Enforced gaiety, simulated enjoyment, literal sense, handwriting, composition, letters of exchange.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Difficulty in getting inheritance or good fortune.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

Troubles are more imaginary than real.

Reversed

Bad omen, ignorance, injustice.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Embarrassment, Worry, Difficulties

Reversed

Letter, Missive, Epistle, Message.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

terrific forms will appear, but will vanish again; fortune will depart, but will soon return; fortune will at last shower down all her treasures.