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Ten of Pentacles | Symbology & Interpretations | Tarot Card Meanings

The Ten of Pentacles portrays a busy environment full of chatting and communication. The card is full of life and the pentacles are displayed around the scene.

Ten of Pentacles Keywords

Upright Meanings

Reversed Meanings

Ancestry and tradition, children, affluence, success, esteem, establishment, safe boundaries, wealth, blessing, balance, sharing abundance, creating a legacy, pensions, and inheritance.

Wasted or lost fortunes, lack of long-term vision, temporary wealth and fortune, inflexibility, no inheritance, family disapproval, broken traditions, family scandals, instability, lack of retirement funds, wanting an affluent lifestyle.

Imagery & Symbolism

Ten of Pentacles
Ten of Pentacles

White Dogs: In divination, dogs are symbols of loyalty and friendship. In this card, it is also a sign of a loving family, and having the abundance to expand.

Man: The seated man is a wealthy individual, who is feeding the dogs in front of him. He symbolises authority and power, as an affluential figure in the family.

Archway: The archway contains flags and emblems which symbolise the family lineage and ancestry.

Child: The child symbolises family, expansion, and ancestry.

Courtyard: The courtyard is significant in luxury and financial security, the family gathers to celebrate their abundance.


Ten of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings


The Ten of Pentacles is a card in the Tarot that symbolises material success, legacy, and legacy building. It is a card of affluence, stability, security, and abundance. It is a sign that the querent is nearing the completion of their goals. It is a message of hope and encouragement, letting them know that the hard work they have put in is paying off and they are achieving the level of security they have always wanted.


The Ten of Pentacles in reverse will represent situations involving the loss of fortune or money. This could be the loss of family fortune or inheritance, or losing a large sum of money that will impact your family and tradition. This could be losses caused by debt, or instability in your current situation. You may need to assess things to get a clearer idea of the future ahead.



In a relationship reading, the Ten of Pentacles will represent relationships that are supported by family. If you and your partner are worried about familial hypocrisy, don't be, as they will be supported. The Ten of Pentacles is the card of tradition, and if The Hierophant appears as a supporting card, you may be looking at stereotypical family traditions. Alternatively, you may be marrying into a wealthy family, or are in a relationship with traditional values.


In a reverse position of a relationship reading, the Ten of Pentacles can mean there is a lack of support from family. Your relationship may be breaking current family traditions, which is causing tension and disruption in the family, as well as possible gossip and scandals. Your family may disapprove of your partner. If you are not in a relationship, you may be attracted to wealth and security in a lover, or want to break traditions.



In a reading that is work-related, the Ten of Pentacles signifies stability, security, and wealth. It is often interpreted as a sign of good luck and strong foundations, symbolizing the culmination of hard work and determination in the pursuit of material success. You are established in your job and career and are safe for the long-term future.


In a career reading, the Ten of Pentacles in reverse can indicate large losses in your work. You may lose out on hefty investments or contracts, which could largely impact your career. Alternatively, you may have traditional views in your work, which is hindering development and progress as you are inflexible with the current modern trends and changes.



In a financial reading, the Ten of Pentacles is a positive card to receive. It means you are successful in your financial endeavours, and you are safe and stable with your assets. You can predict the Ten of Pentacles to mean a large sum of money may be coming your way, this is especially true when supported by the Ace of Pentacles or Page of Pentacles.


In a financial reading, the Ten of Pentacles in reverse can mean you will suffer losses to your finances. If you are expecting inheritances, you may be setback with delays or obstacles, and you may have none at all. The Ten of Pentacles is quite a dramatic card to receive for your financial position, as it represents a large loss of fortune or assets. Be aware that your wealth and abundance may be temporary.



In a health reading, the Ten of Pentacles represents good health in all its splendour. You are supported with your health and wellness and live spiritually grounded and responsible. You know how to take care of yourself, and are connected to your spirituality. You connect with nature well and have a strong affinity with animals - this is particularly true if this card is supported by the Queen of Pentacles.


In reverse, the Ten of Pentacles can represent a dramatic downturn of your health caused by financial losses or stress from a lack of familial support. If your family is not supportive of you, this may impact your health and wellness and could cause you to go through a dramatic downward spiral of your wellness.


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