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The Queen of Pentacles

Tarot Card Meaning

Queen of Pentacles

Universal Rider Waite


After Tarot Deck by Corrine Kenner

Queen of Pentacles

Queen of the Thrones of Earth

Water of Earth

Court Element: Water

Suit Element: Earth

Golden Dawn Zodiac: Sagittarius/Capricorn

BOTA Zodiac: Taurus/Gemini

Hebrew Letter: Heh

Sephiroth: Binah

Speaks directly to the Empress. Rules over the 2 and 3 of Pentacles.


Queen of Pentacles Description and Symbolism

The Queen of Pentacles sits outside in a fertile garden. She is among a bunny, many flowering plants, a flowing stream, and mountains. The sky is yellow, which reminds us of using logic over the heart. Yellow is a practical color, which embodies growth as well as utilizing caution. The yellow reminds us that the sun nourishes everything on earth. This queen is the nurturing type. Everything will grow, flower, and flourish around her.

The Queen of Pentacles is associated with a sweet natured little bunny. Rabbits are fertile. She’s the type of woman that is soft and easy to be around. She likes children.


Queen of Pentacles Interpretation and Divination

When you get the Queen of Pentacles in a reading, there is an attachment to tangible, physical, real-world objects. Themes occur within the home, money and business.

The fertile background is metaphoric for anything that grows abundantly. Combine this fertile metaphor with the gigantic coin she is holding and we get the business theme. This is why we look for prosperity in business when we get both the Queen and King of Pentacles.

She often comes up for someone’s wife in a tarot reading.

You’ll want to establish yourself in your chosen profession and will succeed. People think you are hardworking and perfect. You have natural administrative qualities. You inspire other people to be their best.

You are constantly preparing for the future. Your security is extremely important to you. There is nothing better than creating a check list and plan.

If you are expecting a check or money, it will come today or very soon.

You won’t settle for just anyone. You will want the best and will drop someone who doesn’t fit your requirements. You won’t stop until you find your perfect mate or business partner. The Queen of Pentacles doesn’t settle!


Queen of Pentacles as a Person

The Queen of Pentacles has many confidants, friends and associates. She can be very warm, loving and understanding.

She is hard working, idealistic and pragmatic.

She almost always denotes someone who is married. She can often play the role of the homemaker and the mother. Either way, she loves her home. It will usually be well appointed and tastefully designed. This is the queen most likely to entertain whether she is throwing large banquets or small intimate dinner parties.

 She is the person you can go to with all your secrets because she won’t tell. She will listen to you when you need to talk. Anyone can talk to the Queen of Pentacles. She is a good listener and can seem to remain unemotional at times. She is sympathetic, kind and caring. She helps you through your problems by listening and understanding.

She loves her home and is usually good at entertaining, decorating, and growing her own garden. She always keeps a beautiful home and will keep it in tip-top shape. Her home is usually clean, organized and beautifully decorated.


Queen of Pentacles as a Mother

She loves her children equally or if she does favor one over the other then her children will never know. She loves animals and babies and they love her. Animals will come up to her perhaps even jump into her arms. She is good with gardens, plants and flowers. Things grow and thrive around her.

She always puts her children and husband ahead of herself. Her children will have all their needs meet through a loving and structured foundation. She teaches them the value of hard work. She highly values the traditions of her family and culture. She wants to pass them on to her children, so she is diligent as a role model.


Queen of Pentacles in Love

The Queen of Pentacles in love is a very devoted woman. She is earthy, sensual and very grounded. She will need a partner that is equally grounded and financially ambitious. She will love making you a special dinner from scratch and with lots of love. She is the queen who will take care of you when you need it. She will come to your aid when you are sick, making sure to squeeze fresh orange juice and homemade chicken noodle soup with fresh ingredients.

She is loving and kind. She can be sensitive, but practical at the same time. She understands that to have a good relationship, both parties need to be on equal footing. There needs to be a balance.

Once the Queen of Pentacles devotes herself to her man, she will be devoted always. She’s not a one night stand kind of woman or into casual summer flings. She is looking for the perfect match to her world and when she finds him she will be the happiest and sweetest little bunny.

The downside to having the Queen of Pentacles coming in your romantic reading is that she can indicate the other woman. This will be indicated with another court card such as the Queen of Wands, Queen of Cups or even the High Priestess. The Queen of Pentacles can be quite tempting for a man because she seems to lack the overly sensitive and fluctuating emotions of the Queen of Cups and she isn’t as fiery and spontaneous as the Queen of Wands. The Queen of Pentacles makes sure that she always exhibits her best side to society. She’ll usually always looks the best dressed and takes care in her appearance even if it means taking an hour to get ready in the morning.


Queen of Pentacles as a Feeling

You are feeling loving and tender towards someone or a situation. You feel like nurturing someone. You feel kind and compassionate. You may even feel luxurious about something.


Queen of Pentacles as a Strength

When the Queen of Pentacles comes up in the strength position, you may have a fine tuned sense of mathematical, intuitive ability at this time. This can be used as a strength to start a home based business.

As a strength position in a love reading, use your strong ability to stay grounded and keep your emotions to yourself. Nurture anyone around you by listening to their feelings. Silence is golden.


Queen of Pentacles as Advice

As advice, the Queen of Pentacles urges you to treat the situation with a calm demeanor.


Queen of Pentacles as a Career

The Queen of Pentacles is stable and is the Queen of Success. She knows that a successful woman is consistent and hardworking. Her garden and lush environment can stand for her abundance and success in the material world.

The Queen of Pentacles is very good at anything that she puts her mind to. She knows her strengths and her weaknesses and doesn’t have any extravagant dreams of success that are unobtainable. You won’t catch the Queen of Pentacles ideally daydreaming in reverie. She will work hard at doing what she is good at. She knows that to be successful you have to be diligent and organized. She is a master materializer. She will come up with a plan and then micromanage all the smaller details until she is complete. Because of her devotion, no task is too hard for the Queen of Pentacles. “Make a list and check it twice” is her motto. She will also make sure that the house, the kids and the job are all taken care of by organizing her time efficiently and effectively.


Queen of Pentacles as a Situation

The Queen of Pentacles indicates grounding and stability.

As advice, the Queen of Pentacles urges you to treat the situation with a calm demeanor.


Queen of Pentacles Professions

Mother. Nursery. Animal Breeder. Home based businesses. Banker. Book keeper. Psychologist. Healer. New Age Advocate. Home Maker.

Queen of Pentacles Combinations


Queen of Pentacles and High Priestess:
a. The other woman

Queen of Pentacles and Six of Cups:
a. Quality time with the kids
b. Mother’s Day

Queen of Pentacles and Nine of Pentacles:
a. Never having any money problems.
b. Success is assured.
c. Great money management.
d. Staying at home all day in a luxurious environment.

Queen of Pentacles and Ten of Pentacles:
a. A well run home.
b. Domestic Goddess.
c. Family values that will transcend generations.

Queen of Pentacles and King of Pentacles:
a. Husband and wife business partners.
b. Complete and total balance of work and home.