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Seven of Pentacles | Symbology & Interpretations | Tarot Card Meanings

The Seven of Pentacles shows an individual taking a break from tending to his crops and trees. On the ground, one coin has fallen, whilst the other stays on the tree.

The Seven of Pentacles Keywords

Upright Meanings

Reversed Meanings

Keep going, growth, increases, carrying on, hard work paying, realistic goals, planting seeds, manifestations working, long-term visions, slow and steady progress.

Self-doubt, wasting time and effort, giving up, disruptions, lack of focus, failed investments, being unrealistic, not finishing what was started.

Imagery & Symbolism

Seven of Pentacles
Seven of Pentacles

Plantation: The bush full of coins represents growing and setting goals towards the harvesting of your results.

Coins: The coins represent the cultivation and harvest of results and effort.

Person: The individual is being patient, and watching their coins grow, rather than harvesting them early or giving up.

Shovel: The shovel is a sign of harvest and digging up your results after your effort pays off.


Seven of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings


The Seven of Pentacles is a great card to receive in any reading as it represents growth and an increase of consistent effort. If you have been working towards your goals, your hard work is paying off and your fruits will soon fruition. You can harvest your rewards with a little more effort.


The Seven of Pentacles can mean there are temporary obstacles and delays in achieving your goals. You may feel like giving up, but it is in your best interest not to as you have already come so far. These setbacks could be due to a lack of patience, or you may not want to put any more effort in anymore. This may suggest you are uncertain about the outcome or feel you lack the skills to achieve success.



In a relationship reading, the Seven of Pentacles is a sign of consistent growth and effort being put into your relationship. This is a healthy sign of relationship growth that is consistent and stable. You can be sure your effort is paying off in your relationships. If you have set next-level goals for your relationship, such as moving in together, you can be sure you will reach them with consistent effort.


The Seven of Pentacles in reverse can indicate hurdles and problems arising in your relationship. Although your relationship may seem great so far, it is like there has been a spanner thrown in the works and stopped it from moving forward for a temporary amount of time. This can cause relationship instability and unhealthy growth, however, don't give up on how far you have come, as your relationship's cogwheel will be moving slowly in no time.



In a reading that is work-related, the Seven of Pentacles can be a positive sign of your progress in your career, work, or business. You are progressing and moving forward, and your efforts will be revealed soon. If you are working towards a promotion, it's a good sign that your efforts are being seen. Alternatively,


The Seven of Pentacles in reverse can mean there are delays or setbacks occurring in your career progress. If you have career goals set, be prepared for any obstacles and make sure you have the plan to overcome them. You may have to put aside your time and resources for more important things and put your goals on hold for now, but don't throw them away.



In a financial-related reading, the Seven of Pentacles is a great sign of financial growth. Your hard work and effort are being rewarded to you through money, and it will only continue increasing. Keep doing what you are doing, because it is working and your finances reflect this.


The Seven of Pentacles in reverse can suggest that there are delays stopping you from improving your finances. Your financial goals may be unrealistic, and it may be time to change your financial plan and only do what you can for now. If you aren't happy with your results, you are setting your expectations too high.



In a health reading, the Seven of Pentacles is a good omen for health improvement. It shows you are being consistent with keeping your wellness in check, and you are also being consistent with any appointments, medication, and treatments. Alternatively, if you are on top of your fitness routine, that's also a bonus. Your health will keep improving if you keep up with what you are doing. Well done!


The Seven of Pentacles in reverse can suggest blocks and obstacles to the improvement of your health. Sometimes, the reversed Seven of Pentacles can be a sign of a blocked root chakra and being ungrounded or disconnected from nature. You may lack consistency in your life, which was once there, so make sure you get back on that consistent road.


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