Four of pentacles

Four of pentacles

Keywords for the Four of Pentacles Tarot Card

  • Hoarding and greed
  • Investing in yourself
  • Desiring long-term security
  • Fear of change


The Four of Pentacles tarot card is like a toddler – completely self interested, yet absolutely lovable.


Traditionally, this card shows a man wearing a crown, sitting in front of a large town. He holds a pentacle in his hands. Two pentacles are underneath his feet and one is balancing on his head. In this deck, the monkey represents foolish self interest while sitting on a pile of bananas he seems to be hoarding.


When you see this card, you know there are lessons about money and other resources. The Four of Pentacles is about gathering, investing, and sharing what you have. There are two ways to read this card, one with a positive spin and one focused on the negative.

Looking on the bright side, this card is about investing in yourself to create a solid foundation. You are feeling extremely security-conscious. You want to take care of yourself and build a future for the people you love.


On the other side of coin, it’s about hoarding and always wanting more. This results in the Four of Pentacles being a greedy miser who takes but never gives. Use the other cards in the tarot spread, the situation, and your question to determine which way to read this card.


Keywords for the Four of Pentacles Tarot Reversed

  • Bankruptcy
  • Poverty-thinking and focus on lack
  • Don’t be such a miser



  • The original was painted on 11x14 high quality 140lb watercolor paper with Turner watercolor paints.
  • Signature is hidden in the painting. 
  • Your original painting will come with a certificate of authenticity and a backing board, wrapped in plastic.
  • The painting is vertically oriented.


High quality reproductions are also available in 11x14 and 8x10 or 5x7 (with slight cropping) on an excellent quality linen paper which will retain it's true colors for many years.