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Ace of Coins Art and Meaning

Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment

About the Deck

Found by Leo Mayer in 1942, this deck provides a crucial link between the patterns of the East and those of the West. It has distilled the Persian/Indian suits down into suits very similar to those used still today in Mediterranean Europe. These are the same suits used in most Tarot decks today.

Provenance

Turkey, c1400.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Commencement of good fortune. Inheritance. Gifts. Economy.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

The most favourable of all cards.

Reversed

A share in the finding of treasure.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Prosperity. Good luck. Discouragement. Misfortune.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Perfect Contentment, Felicity, Prosperity, Triumph

Reversed

Purse of Gold, Money, Gain, Help, Profit, Riches.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A letter, an offer of marriage

Reversed

evil tidings.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

happy fortune; a bright and prosperous career; if you trust in God he will not forsake you.