Ten of Pentacles Tarot Card

The Tarot Suit of Pentacles

The Tarot Suit of Pentacles is associated with the suit of Diamonds in standard playing cards.

The suit of pentacles is also known by other names, such as coins, discs or disks in some tarot decks.

The suit of pentacles is associated with the element of earth and material concerns. It is also associated with the season of winter, and with the direction North. As far as personal attributes are concerned, the pentacles refer to physical talents and mastery.

The pentagram (five-pointed star) is used to illustrate the pentacles in many of the most popular tarot decks. This is a Pythagorean symbol of health and knowledge. It can have negative connotations if inverted.

The 'Tens' in the tarot deck represent transcendent completion as opposed to the mere physical completion of the 'Nines'. Not only has the task been completed, but the performer (querent) has also learnt the lessons and experienced the spiritual development brought to him or her by the task or situation.

In the case of the 10 of Pentacles, fulfillment may take the form of material wealth and security. The 10 of Pentacles card in the Robin Wood tarot deck is titled 'Prosperity' and both refers to and depicts the riches of home and family as well an obviously comfortable quantity of financial wealth and security.

The 10 of Pentacles tarot card may indicate the value of expending efforts on projects that will also benefit future generations or advice to ensure that people of a wide range of ages and interests are included in our work, social, and personal interactions.


Keywords and phrases for some of the many possible meanings of the 10 of Pentacles Tarot Card include:

  • Domestic and family matters
  • Financial stability at home
  • Improvements in the home environment
  • Prosperity
  • Riches
  • Wealth and security

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What about the Ten of Pentacles Reversed ?

Some interpretations of the meaning of the 10 of Pentacles reversed include:

  • Concerns about the health of elderly family members
  • Insufficient money or domestic disputes over finances
  • Disharmony at home. Family disputes that may involve legal or financial issues e.g. property or inheritance

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