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Nine of Pentacles Art and Meaning

Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

A woman, with a bird upon her wrist, stands amidst a great abundance of grapevines in the garden of a manorial house. It is a wide domain, suggesting plenty in all things. Possibly it is her own possession and testifies to material well-being.

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 Nine of Pentacles from the Rider Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Upright

Prudence, safety, success, accomplishment, certitude, discernment.

Reversed

Roguery, deception, voided project, bad faith.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

A durable fortune.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Prompt fulfillment of what is presaged by neighbouring cards. Reversed:Vain hopes.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Illness. Sorrow. Accidents. Danger.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Discretion, Circumspection, Prudence, Discernment

Reversed

Deceit, Bad faith, Artifices, Deception.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Vexation, hindrances

Reversed

domestic wrangling, or disagreement between lovers.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

a lady (a gentleman) will love you ardently so long as you have rosy cheeks; when the color fads, her (his) love will fade also.