Queen of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings

Queen of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings

What does the Queen of Pentacles card mean in a Tarot Reading?

The Queen of Pentacles is one of the most powerful cards of this suit in a good sense of the word. It acts as a symbol of a favorable outcome of any situation, an excellent standard of living and monetary wealth. This card indicates the most enjoyable experiences imaginable.
The Queen of Pentacles personifies external and internal wealth. This is a person that is reaping the fruits of his labors: an artist who achieved recognition, a scientist who made an important discovery. If the card corresponds to a woman, then she is also a wonderful mother and mistress, as the Queen depicted on the card is surrounded by a blossoming garden.

Goal: Scrupulous implementation of plans.
Element: Earth
Planet: Jupiter, Moon
Astrological sign: Taurus


The dark-haired Queen of Pentacles sits on her throne, holding the pentacle tenderly in her lap. Natural abundance reigns around her. An arch of roses hangs over her, a bunny nibbles the grass at her feet, and in the distance a wooded valley is visible. The back of the Queen’s throne is decorated with Cupid and fruits.
(For a detailed depiction, analysis of the Symbols and all Elements of the Queen of Pentacles Tarot Card, click here)

The Main Meanings of the Card In an Upright Position

Key Words and Phrases

Organization. Fruitfulness. Prosperity. Sensuality. Love for nature. Hospitality. Insight. Abundance. Property. Love for luxury. Responsibility. Ingenuity. Good business sense. Stable work. Good things in life. Security. Creation. Wealth. Common sense.

Queen of Pentacles Tarot Card

Confidence. Upbringing. Emotional maturity. Solid education. Great ability for crop production. Lovely home and surroundings. Taking care of the physical and emotional needs of others. Ability to manage money well. The Garden of Earthly Pleasures.

The main meanings of the card in an upright position

external and internal wealth;
successful person, wonderful mother and mistress;
favorable big events;
creative intelligent person, generous and caring;
fleeting melancholy and sadness;
kindness, hard work;
natural instinct;
sensual pleasures;
hatching ideas;
cordiality, warmth;
desire to get married;
trust, loyalty, approval;
prosperity, courage, freedom, frankness;
a noble and practical woman who appreciates her comfort and social status more than she should;
practicality, financial assistance;
spiritual harmony, creativity;
a woman with influence and money;
financial assistance, generosity;
profit, financial well-being, wealth.

Queen of Pentacles. Witchcraft Tarot by Ellen Dugan
Witchcraft Tarot by Ellen Dugan

Situation and Advice

This card portends success in business and financial affairs. A smart, hands-on approach leads to sustainable progress. The Queen of Pentacles can mean fertility or pregnancy. This is a card of material abundance and a sense of gratification. You may be dealing with an astute business woman, or you may be taking practical, conservative measures about your own affairs.

Persons designated by Upright Queen of Pentacles Tarot Сard

Businesswoman. Good organizer. Sensual woman. An astute, talented, creative, wealthy woman. Patroness of the arts. Those who like good things in life. A practical woman with a business acumen. Those who are good at managing money. A down-to-earth woman with a strong instinct for motherhood and a penchant for parenting. A person dealing with the material condition of other people. A capable woman who is both a good mother and a successful business woman. A hardy, sensual woman who loves luxury and appreciates material things. Those who work hard to achieve material well-being. A friend ready to help. Team player. Benefactress. Philanthropist. Provider. A woman who enjoys showing off her wealth. A woman holding a fairly high position.

The Main Meanings of the Card In a Reversed Position

Key Words and Phrases

Excessive custody. Irresponsibility. Lack of common sense. Stagnation. Indecision. Mistrust. Suspicion. Selfishness. Limited thinking. Shifting your responsibilities onto others. Suspicious ideas. Gluttony. Money problems. Pretentiousness. Exaggeration of your own importance. Let things take their course. Greed. Carelessness in financial matters. Laziness. Addiction. Fear of failure. Instability. Fears. Self-doubt. Lack of motivation. Sexual inadequacy. Waste of time. Bad money management. Boastfulness. Excessive self-indulgence.

The main meanings of the card in a reversed position

sad event;
strong dependence on other people;
neglect of duties;
paying attention to small things, missing important points;
those who only love to take;
suspicious situation;
inevitable evil, doubt, indecision;
fear, fright, timidity, apprehension, hesitation;
stupid, capricious, soulless woman, indecisive and unsure of her abilities, unable to find their proper use;
commercialism, insecurity, conflict;
suspicion, fear;
a rich woman, an opponent or competitor of the querent;
monetary losses, loss of financial independence;
deception, fraud, theft;
monetary conflicts;
impracticality, irresponsibility in handling money.

Situation and Advice

Queen of Pentacles. TarQueen of Pentacles. Tarot by Nicoletta Ceccoliot by Nicoletta Ceccoli
Tarot by Nicoletta Ceccoli

Problems can arise from a pretentious and unhappy woman. You or someone around you may pay too much attention to the little things, instead of doing what is really valuable. Greed and carelessness can lead to problems. You may not have enough money to achieve your goal. Your own fears and self-doubt can create feelings of insecurity and inhibit your progress. Reinterpreting the words of J. Kennedy, you can say this: “You should ask yourself what you can do for your country, and not dwell on what the country can do for you”.

Persons designated by the Reversed Queen of Pentacles Tarot Сard

A caustic but pretty woman. A woman who does not feel a sense of stability and security. A man full of fears. Glutton. Those who like to take, but give little in return. A woman prone to depression and frequent mood swings. Lazy, suspicious, distrustful person who lacks motivation. Those who do not feel safe take no responsibility. People who are wasting most of their time. Extravagant personalities. Those who lack common sense. Greedy people who are ready to take the best for themselves. Those who consider themselves have the right to dispose of everything. People who love to put labels. People who want to take a high social position. Gold diggers. Women who enjoy flaunting their wealth and who will proudly display it despite the suffering of others.

In the Spreads

This Arcana especially clearly shows the answer to questions in the material sphere: work, money, buying real estate. It gives a positive answer to all these topics. Everything will be resolved in the best possible way. Business will flourish, money will be enough, material problems will be solved. In other areas of life, it also predicts a positive development of events, stability and harmony.
It is very important to note that often the Queen of Pentacles in the spread can simply symbolize a woman you know or act as a Signifier.
Its meaning, like other Arcana, depends on whether it fell upright or reversed. A detailed interpretation is given below.

In an Upright Position

The upright position indicates the most favorable development of events or the solution of problems. The card means prospects, benefits, stability, prosperity. It may not be right away and will not fall from the sky, but with hard work you will surely achieve success.
Appearing in fortune telling in an upright position, the Queen of Pentacles symbolizes overcoming a barren past. This process was or will be tortuous and very difficult for you, but it will be overcome. It can be relevant to whatever business you do. This is the recognition of the work of the person, this is the abundance that has entered life as a result of efforts and worries, this is the finding of pleasure in ordinary everyday things.
This card expresses everything that brings peace, relaxation and serenity to being, for example: a well-paid job, a strong marriage, a cozy and comfortable home, good living conditions. The Queen of Pentacles Tarot card reliably binds us with strong bonds with the outside world, showing that we have something to take care of and something to do.
Earthly worries are her element: cleaning the house, preparing for the winter, caring for children, creating a cozy atmosphere at home and any chores around the house. This state of affairs is based on common sense and is fueled by the correct attitude to the vision of things and events.
This card is a symbol of a benevolent woman who sometimes owns property and lives a solid life. But nothing human is alien to her. This Queen is always ready to come to the rescue of another person. She will gladly share the accumulated knowledge, shower with blessings and generously reward the one asking. And she will do everything from the heart and of her own free will, without forcing herself and others. Globally, the Queen of Pentacles can personify the Motherland, the city or just the place where a person feels calm. It can also just be a circle of good friends. In a less global sense, it is a wife, lover, friend, colleague, partner.
The upright Queen of Pentacles Tarot card represents a down-to-earth woman with a penchant for being concerned with home and family. She possesses insight (especially in financial matters) and a great capacity for work, which also ensures her success in business. The Queen of Pentacles indicates a woman in adulthood who will help the querent in money matters with good advice and finances.
Tarot card the Queen of Pentacles is a kind and generous woman, an attentive ruler (or, in modern terms, a manager), who has both intelligence and intuition. Like the King, she can be supportive or indifferent to the questioner. She is attractive and knows how to convince. She knows how to get her way. If this card does not personify a specific person, then it symbolizes reliability, wisdom, prudence, wealth and even abundance.

In a Reversed Position:

The reversed Queen of Pentacles usually does not bode well. Perhaps there is a threat to financial well-being, perhaps there is a disease ahead. It also talks about adultery, intrigue, loss of financial independence, the collapse of plans, scandals, sudden conflicts.
The reversed position of the Queen of Pentacles Tarot indicates little difficulty or temporary stagnation. Problems are not critical. With the proper patience and perseverance, they will be overcome.
In a reversed position, the Queen of Pentacles is a stop in development, and sometimes even regression. Impracticality can lead to the loss of many opportunities and, as a result, to poverty. Sometimes the card speaks of too much regard for the opinions of other people, dependence on them and the readiness to immediately accept someone else’s point of view.
Sometimes the card draws attention to the fact that the person is extremely sensitive and one drop is enough for hysteria. He is afraid to take an extra step so as not to stumble and not to fail. He is extremely suspicious, does not trust anyone, and tries to keep all the power in his hands.
In the reversed form, the Queen of Pentacles Tarot card speaks of an overly materialistic and suspicious woman with a tendency to prestigious spending.

Queen of Pentacles. The Game of Thrones Tarot
The Game of Thrones Tarot

The reversed Queen of Pentacles is a woman of years, creating problems for the querent, especially with money. She is very unreliable, which outwardly manifests itself in greed and in flaunting her wealth and position in society.
This is a suspicious woman who does not trust anyone around and is not trustworthy. Annoying, trying to command the situation at any cost. If this Tarot card Queen of Pentales does not personify a specific person, then it symbolizes suspicion, fear, even evil. A suspicious situation in which the questioner does not know who to trust or whether to trust anyone at all.

In the Spreads for Different situation

In an Upright Position:
In spreads for the situation, the Queen of Pentacles Tarot portends a successful solution to problems, but it is necessary to use intelligence. If the question is not about a problem, then the most appropriate answer is development, stable progress, achievement of goals.
In a Reversed Position:
The Queen of Pentacles in a reversed position to questions for the situation will indicate that the problem arose due to your wrong behavior, perhaps excessive emotionality or paying attention to the wrong things. It can also mean financial problems that hinder development.

In the Spreads for Relationship

In an Upright Position:
Arcana Tarot Queen of Pentacles in relationships and love symbolizes excellent prospects: a strong family, a successful marriage, trusting relationships, harmony and strong feelings. If you are not yet in a relationship, the card predicts that it may appear soon.
In the upright position, the Queen of Pentacles indicates a period of overcoming differences and reconciliation. There comes a time of warmth and cordiality, sensual joys and, in general, the joys of life. In addition, Arcana symbolizes loyalty, constancy and the pursuit of kindness and security. The card can also mean that the partners are ready to get married and start a family.
In a reversed Position:
In the reversed position, the Queen of Pentacles is not a very good card. It can indicate various kinds of problems such as conflicts, mistrust, selfishness of one or both partners, family financial problems that spoil relationships, etc.
In a reversed position, the Queen of Pentacles is interpreted as overprotectiveness, a notoriousness arising from self-doubt, as problems in the intimate sphere. It can also be an acutely felt feeling of insecurity, resentment towards the partner due to the fact that he does not show enough care and attention.

In the Spreads for Money

In an Upright Position:
Everything is fine with the financial sector. There are no problems with wages, new opportunities for earning money appear, and the cash flow is consistently good.
In a Reversed Position:
Bad financial card if dropped upside down. It points to monetary losses, ill-considered spending, an unstable financial situation. The money will be less than expected.

In the Spreads for Career

In an Upright Position:
In business matters, the Queen of Pentacles is an extremely auspicious omen. It marks problem solving, new opportunities, career advancement, successfully closed cases, etc. Everything will turn out in the best possible way.
In an upright position, the Queen of Pentacles Tarot card speaks of overcoming a period of stagnation or problems, means reliability and high qualifications, the ability to work, and creative growth.

Queen of Pentacles. Illuminati Tarot
Illuminati Tarot

It can be an indicator of high qualifications, insight and a creative approach to solving professional problems.
In a Reversed Position:
In work matters, a reversed Arcana means difficulties, stagnation or problems finding a job. Most often, the reason is your wrong actions. It may be worth reconsidering the views and attitudes.
Appearing in fortune telling, the reversed Queen of Pentacles Tarot card can denote unjustified pretentiousness and conceit, which make a person want more than what he could count on, due to personal merits and objective circumstances. Also this means impatience, haste, demonstrated in the wrong place.

In the Spreads for Health

In an Upright Position:
In matters of health, the Queen of Pentacles means strong immunity and good physical shape. There are no serious deviations. Very good health. Steady dynamics of recovery, way out of the crisis.
In a Reversed Position:
The reversed Queen of Pentacles for health symbolizes a breakdown, weakness, fatigue. It is necessary to rest more and strengthen the nervous system and immunity.
Possible diseases of the legs, rheumatism, gout. Tendency to skin diseases, lichen and erysipelas.

Answer to Yes / No Tarot Spreads

In an Upright Position:
Yes on material issues. In other areas it is uncertain, it is better to pull out one more card.
In a Reversed Position:
No for the material, and uncertain for the rest.

Self-Development Lesson

You are always ready to serve others, but sometimes your help and dedication is taken for granted. Pay attention to your needs and focus on your priorities.

Type of person in an upright position:

The card indicates a middle-aged woman (45 years and older). Naturally thick, upright hair, dark brown or black. Dark skin, dark eyes. Height of average or below average, stocky, often overweight.
The woman is married or divorced, but not single (there is an unofficial husband or lover). For the questioner, it can show a relative much older in age: sister, aunt, grandmother. In the spreads for a man, it often means mother-in-law.

Queen of Pentacles.Tarot of White and Black Magic by Gina M. Pace
Tarot of White and Black Magic by Gina M. Pace

The Queen of Pentacles is a wealthy woman or seems to be such to those around her. As a rule, she really has more than enough money, but she is very selective. The Queen of Pentacles cannot be called insightful, she is more friendly with logic. This helps her to quickly figure out lazy and crooks, unlike the Queen of Cups, who tends to feel sorry for everyone.
As a rule, the Queen of Pentacles comes from a rich, at least wealthy family. But sometimes she can show a woman who is quite young in age, successfully married (the same Page of Pentacles girl who married a man much older than herself).
Regardless of gender, the character traits of the person indicated by this card are loyalty, reliability, love of earthly pleasures.

Type of person in a reversed position:

An unmarried or divorced woman seeking marriage if it brings her significant material benefits. The character traits of the person indicated by this card (regardless of gender) are distrustfulness (she tries everything for a tooth), suspicion, thirst for hoarding. Tends to use dishonest methods to get money.

Arcana’s warning

Analyze your actions carefully, take your time. Don’t let your emotions take over your mind.

Final Advice of Arcana

Do not be afraid to go forward, you will cope with all the obstacles. Use all opportunities, success awaits you.

In an Upright Position:
Demonstrate solvency, show the product with your face. For a woman – strive for financial independence from a man.
In a Reversed Position:
Don’t try to eat more than you can chew. Moderate appetites, otherwise creditors will not hesitate to appear at your doorstep.


If you draw the Queen of Pentacles in a Tarot spread, it means that a period of prosperity and success is coming in your life. Be prepared to use all your abilities to achieve maximum results.
The Queen of Pentacles is looking for ways to achieve professional success and material well-being, but at the same time creates an atmosphere of security and love. It can represent ways to achieve success or indicate that you are suffering from an imbalance.
The Queen of Pentacles also personifies hope and the ability to overcome obstacles with wisdom and discretion.


Discover other Minor Arcana:

2 thoughts on “Queen of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings”

  1. In fortune-telling, this queen appeared as the guy’s significator. How can I characterize him based on her… My initial thought was that the guy is feminine. And as it turned out, he loves shopping, spends a lot of time in front of the mirror, carefully considers her outfit..

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top