67-Four of Pentacles – Reversed Rider Waite Deck

Your Chosen Card – Four of Pentacles Reversed Rider Waite Deck

When reversed, the Four of Coins warns of miserliness. You may be clinging too tightly to material goods and earthly power to appreciate the value of human relationships. Your fear of loss may prompt excessive materialism and a cloistered existence hindering you from making important changes that are overdue. Some of your plans to increase your wealth may run into obstacles, opposition, or delays. The myth of King Midas illustrates the types of setbacks excessive greed can entail.

Keywords Reversed: Avarice, greed, miserliness, fear of loss, hoarding, materialism, obstacles, blockages, setbacks, delays; King Midas.

Timing: 20 Capricorn–30 Capricorn. Tropical, 10 January–19 January. Sidereal, 3 February–12 February.
Astrology: The proud and powerful Sun in the third decan of earthy Capricorn, realm of the Waite King/Thoth Prince of Swords (Air of Air) and the Devil (Capricorn).
Number Symbolism: 4 – structure, stability, order, logic, foundation, manifestation.

Four Of Coins: Holding Tight To The Gift Of Surety

When Four of Pentacles is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise.  If Four of Pentacles is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Four of Pentacles is trying to tell you.  If you had a particular issue in  mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.

This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Four of Pentacles using cards from the Rider Waite Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.

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Complete Book of Tarot
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Complete Book of Tarot: Astrology: The expansive benefic Jupiter in the third decan of airy Libra, realm of the Waite King/Thoth Prince of Cups (Air of Water) and Justice (Libra). Jupiter is linked to the Wheel of Fortune.

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Creative Tarot: Then I move into the basic definition of the card. You can use these for any type of reading; it doesn’t have to concern creativity. I wanted to give a little background for people who are beginners to the deck. If you are someone who has been using the tarot for a while, these will not be of much use to you, except maybe as a refresher.

Complete Book of Tarot: Tarot literature is full of ideas about what reversed cards can mean. Many authors suggest that you decide in advance what you want reversal cards to mean before you do a reading. In this way, there will be no confusion about the meaning of a card that appears inverted in the spread. Here are some of the common ideas about what upside-down cards might signify:

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