King of Coins Tarot Card Meaning and Art Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment
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.
coins-14, king-of-coins, king, coins
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