Two 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 'Twos' in the tarot deck generally concern aspects of duality - such as communication, dialogue, relationships, and the balancing of opposites.

The 2 of Pentacles often depicts a circus clown or other entertainer balancing two objects that appear to be in continuous motion. See for example, the Rider-Waite and Robin Wood tarot decks. These are cheerful, colourful cards.

The 2 of Pentacles tarot card has a light-hearted aspect, reminding us to be aware of the potential for fun and a little harmless silliness in our situaion. Further, there is a recommendation to enjoy the changes and challenges as they occur. It is not necessary or virtuous to make things feel like hard work.


Keywords and phrases for some of the many possible meanings of the 2 of Pentacles Tarot Card include:

  • Ability to cope with many challenges at once
  • Balance - all aspects of self
  • Constant motion
  • Dancing for joy
  • Harmony within conflict and change
  • Conflict of work or study with fun and pleasure

Robin Wood Tarot Deck Celtic Tarot - Tarot Cards and Book Radiant Rider-Waite Tarot Deck The Gilded Tarot (Book and Tarot Deck Set) Angel Tarot Cards

What about the Two of Pentacles Reversed ?

Some interpretations of the meaning of the 2 of Pentacles reversed include:

  • Instability
  • Overwhelmed by many different concerns
  • Lack of financial flexibilty may lead to stress, frustration and reduced options for progress

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