The Four of Pentacles is a card of thrift and
Focus on this card when you want to protect your assets.
A student holds one pentacle clasped to his chest,
while another pentacle balances on his head, and two pentacles lay on
the ground underneath his feet. Those positions suggest that he’s
guarding his mind, heart, body, and soul.
He’s sitting in an oversized chair, with lions carved
into the armrests. Right now, the chair is too big for him — but
someday, this student could be a lion of business and finance.
The Four of Pentacles can represent an overriding
concern with physical possessions, a tendency to hoard, and
unwillingness to part with one’s belongings — even at the expense of
It can also suggest the isolating effect that money
can have in a society where wealth is the measure of a man.
The young man is dressed in green, the elemental color
of earth. It indicates that he’s stable and grounded, and that he’s
practicing earth magic.
He’s pictured in a winter landscape, because the suit
of pentacles corresponds to the season of winter.