The Ace of Pentacles is often represented by a hand that holds a single gold coin. The coin is engraved with a pentagram, and the hand appears to be coming out of the clouds, to bring down the coin. If you’re working with a unique tarot set, the Ace of Pentacles may be represented by another symbol that’s connected to the suite. Remember, you always want to connect with any new tarot set and explore the meanings designated by the artist as these may be slightly different.
The pentacles are associated with the earth element, which means that they are connected with the physical and worldly desires.
Upright: prosperity, new opportunities, stability, resources, manifestation
Reversed: Opportunities missed, deficiency, poor investments
Ace of Pentacles Upright
Like other aces, the Ace of Pentacles upright signifies new beginnings. The beginnings can be connected to anything material including finances and sensuality. The Ace may represent a new adventure, a career opportunity, or a health risk.
The Ace of Pentacles may also appear to push you to be more open and accept new opportunities
Ace of Pentacles Reversed
When seen in reverse, the Ace of Pentacles points to an opportunity missed or a poor investment. This may be associated with a hardship to come or a decision that should not be made lightly.
Ace of Pentacles in a Love Reading
Upright: Seeing the Ace of Pentacles in a love reading may indicate a steady and balanced relationship. As an earth suit, the pentacles are also connected to stability. If you’re single, make sure that you’re being practical in your choices, as this will give you a foundation for a future romance.
Reversed: When the Ace of Pentacles is seen in a love reading, this may be a warning about a relationship that is making you feel insecure or one that lacks foundation. Do you maybe feel that your relationship is one-sided?
On the other hand, this may point to a material concern putting a strain on your relationship. Whatever the case, logic, introspection, and careful planning can provide a solution.
Ace of Pentacles in a Career Reading
Upright: The Ace of Pentacles upright in a career reading points to the appearance of new opportunities for either a new position or a higher position within your current company. Whatever the case, the opportunity is one worthy of consideration. On the other hand, the card may signal a new beginning such as a career change or a new adventure.
Reversed: The Ace of Pentacles in reverse points to a feeling of instability or missed opportunity. Maybe you are having difficulties with your job, or feel like you are an imposter? Instead of ignoring the feeling, take a serious look at your skills and career decisions. What needs to change?
Ace of Pentacles in a Financial Reading
Upright: Seeing the Ace of Pentacles upright in a reading about finances encourages you to make investments in your future. The card may also signify financial gifts.
Reversed: Seeing this care reversed in a reading about finances encourages you to pay attention to your financial decisions. Are you prepared for a financial emergency? If not, now is the time to examine your money.