Upright Meaning Guide
Queen of Pentacles Upright Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Mature grounded female, businesswoman, high social status/social butterfly, generous, loyal, prosperity, success, financially independent, wealth, luxury, homemaker, the finer things in life, down to earth, organised, sensible, practical, no-nonsense, kind, welcoming, nurturing, witch, healer, wonderful mother
General Meaning and Interpretation (Upright)
In a general Tarot spread, the Queen of Pentacles represents high social status, prosperity, wealth, luxury, success and financial independence. This Minor Arcana card tells you to approach issues in a sensible, practical, no-nonsense manner and you will be successful. She tells you to set goals and work towards them steadily. As a person, the Queen of Pentacles represents a mature female or feminine person who is generous and usually wealthy or financially independent, has an affinity for the finer things in life and is good in business. She is a social butterfly with high social status and is pleasant, charming, loyal, socially poised, organised, down to earth and practical. She is a wonderful, nurturing mother and a good cook or hostess. People feel welcome in her home, secure in her company and able to confide in her. She may be an Earth sign such as Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn.
Love & Relationships (Upright)
In a love Tarot reading, if you are in a relationship, the Queen of Pentacles indicates that you will be feeling confident and secure in your relationship and deservedly so as you have worked hard to get to this point. You and your partner should be enjoying the finer things in life and may be indulging in a bit of luxury such as a weekend away at a fancy hotel. If representing a person in the relationship, this person will be kind, confident, generous, practical, loyal, nurturing and welcoming. The Queen of Pentacles is a wonderful mother, a charming hostess and a good homemaker. She is the type of woman other women look up to. If you are single, the Queen of Pentacles indicates that you can afford to be very selective when choosing a partner. You have put a lot of effort into reaching this level of success in your life and you deserve a solid, stable relationship. You should be feeling very confident and capable when it appears. Any partner you choose needs to be on the same level and able to enrich your life. Alternatively, it can indicate that you will meet a woman who embodies the qualities of the Queen of Pentacles.
Money & Career (Upright)
In a career context, the Queen of Pentacles is a great omen as she represents a success, being good in business, practical, capable and organised. If representing a person, she is a successful confident woman who is good in business. This woman could be your business partner and if so, will bring a wealth of skills to the venture or she could be a woman in your life who will aid you in your career or business ventures. Listen to her advice, she will steer you where you need to go. In a financial context, the Queen of Pentacles is a great omen indicating prosperity, success, wealth and financial independence. Things should be going well in terms of money and investments when she appears. You may find yourself enjoying the finer things in life when she appears but you will still be somewhat frugal in the sense that you will not waste your money on poor quality items.
In a health Tarot reading, the Queen of Pentacles generally indicates good health brought about by good eating, regular exercise and getting plenty of rest and relaxation. If you have been having health issues, it tells you to look to how you are treating yourself and your body. Think about how much time you give yourself and how much attention you pay to what you are putting into your body and make sure you are taking proper care of yourself.
In a spirituality context, the Queen of Pentacles tells you that you need to have belief in yourself, your instincts and your abilities. You should be feeling spiritually fulfilled when it appears. If you feel like you are are on the right path, trust your own wisdom! This card also indicates that you have a natural healing power so make use of it. The upright Queen of Pentacles can also signify someone involved in a nature religion such as a white witch. It can be an indication that you may have an interest in or a natural talent for Earth magic such as creating potions using herbs.
Reversed Meaning Guide
Queen of Pentacles Reversed Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Ungrounded, overly ambitious, social climber, meanspirited, shallow, sociopath, jealous, possessive, wicked, out of control, under/overweight/ unhealthy, disloyal, cheater, sex trafficking/exploitation/work, disorganised, impractical, chaos, poverty, pretentious, boring, neglect, manipulation, dark magic, bad mother, dangerous, stuck in a rut
General meaning and interpretation (Reversed)
In a general Tarot spread, the Queen of Pentacles reversed represents a lack of social status, poverty, failure, dependence and being out of control. This Minor Arcana card tells warns you that if you do not keep your feet on the ground you could lose everything you value. She signifies a lack of common sense or an impractical, dangerous or chaotic approach to life. As a person, the Queen of Pentacles reversed can represent a mature female or feminine person who is mean-spirited and materialistic and who can be spoiled, shallow and pretentious. She can be possessive, jealous, envious or a social climber or in her extreme state, a manipulative sociopath who will step on anyone to get what she wants. She can simply represent a woman who is unpleasant to be around, disorganised, lazy, bad with money or boring. On the other hand, when reversed this woman can appear charming and pleasant but beneath her charm there is a sinister undertone of disloyalty, evilness, wickedness, chaos and danger. The Queen of Pentacles can represent a sex worker or a victim or survivor of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation. This card can also represent a cheating woman, a neglectful or abusive mother and a bad cook or a careless hostess. She may be an Earth sign such as Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn.
Love & Relationships (Reversed)
In a love Tarot reading, if you are in a relationship, the Queen of Pentacles reversed can indicate that you will be jealous or insecure in your relationship or that you and your partner may be bored or stuck in a rut. You or your partner may be expressing your insecurity be acting in a possessive or controlling manner. If representing a person in the relationship, this person may be unpleasant, lazy or boring and will expect her partner to do all the work in the relationship. Alternatively, she may be jealous, possessive, manipulative, shallow, spoiled, a social climber, a cheater and a sociopath. She can be a neglectful or abusive mother. If you are single, the Queen of Pentacles reversed indicates that you may need to work on yourself before you can find a healthy relationship. You may be lacking confidence or waiting for someone to come along who will provide you with the things you want rather than putting the effort into getting things yourself. If you enter a relationship on the basis of what you think someone can do for you or the security they can provide you, it will not go well as you will be in it for the wrong reasons. Even if they do provide you with what you want, you will not be equal partners and you could end up feeling insecure or possessive as you will have too much to lose if the relationship fails. Alternatively, it can indicate that you will meet a woman who embodies the qualities of the Queen of Pentacles reversed. If so, avoid her, she may seem charming but she could easily take your for everything you’re worth and destroy everything you hold dear in the process. It can also signify someone engaging the services of a prostitute.
Money & Career (Reversed)
In a career context, the Queen of Pentacles reversed not a great omen as she signifies being bad in business, disorganised, chaotic, out of control or unreliable. If this represents you, you need to pull yourself up by your bootstraps and get to work or you will find yourself in serious hot water. If representing a potential business partner, I would strongly discourage you from going into business with this person as you will be left doing all the work or trying to pick up the pieces after she runs your business into the ground! Alternately, it can represent someone who is overly ambitious, mean spirited or dangerous. If this is someone in your work environment, watch your back! This person may be charming to your face but she will step on anyone to get ahead, including you. In a financial context, the Queen of Pentacles reversed is not a great omen as she represents being bad with money, financial dependence or poverty. She can indicate that you are being overly materialistic, spoiled or shallow or trying to hoard money or possessions and penny pinch when she appears.
In a health Tarot reading, the Queen of Pentacles reversed usually represents weight issues (either being over or underweight) or poor health. She can signify that your health is suffering as you are getting so overwhelmed with responsibilities that you are forgetting to do the most basic things for yourself. Eating well, exercising and getting enough rest, all tend to suffer when we are not being mindful of how we treat ourselves. You need to correct this. No matter how much you want to take care of those around you, remember, you will be no good to anyone else if you burn yourself out.
In a spirituality context, the Queen of Pentacles reversed can indicate someone putting their natural powers or abilities to negative use or not using the gifts you have been given. If you have been squandering your natural gifts, you need to start making the most of them. If you are engaged dark practices or using your gifts to harm or manipulate others, be warned, you will suffer the consequences. Remember to stay grounded and strive for the light.