Three of Coins

To gain a more complete understanding of the Three of Coins, an overview of the suit and number is provided first.

Overview of the Coins

Aliases: Pentacles

Element: Earth

Zodiac: Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo

Playing Card Suit: Diamonds

Class: Merchants

Rules: The Physical Realm (Wealth)

The Coins controls issues in the physical world. It is a very practical suit so the meaning of each Tarot card may focus on family, money, health and home. Connected with the element of Earth, this suit rules the Zodiac Earth signs of Capricorn, Taurus and Virgo.

If you want to see all of the Tarot cards in the Coins suit in one place, visit The Coins.

The Coins is the Tarot suit most often connected with issues related to money and wealth. It's a material world, and the Coins wants to remind you that you are a material girl (or boy).

Practical and earthy, The Coins can also influence physical issues beyond finances.

Issues about work, particularly those relating to salary, promotions or benefits, will be affected by the clink of the Coins.

If it's related to security and sensuality (we're talking in the physical sense here) then you'll start to see the influence of the Coins.

When learning the meaning of each Tarot card in the Coins suit, remember that the other suits near to these cards, as well as the placement in the Tarot spread, will confirm, magnifiy, lessen, or alter their meaning.

Synopsis of the Threes

Three is a number of creative success and positive energy.

When you combine the starting energy of One and the balancing energy of Two, you arrive with the happy conclusion of Three.

In many religions, numbers connected to three (3, 6 and 9 particularly) refer to the feminine aspect of the Divine.  In pagan tradition, the three is connected to the three ages of the Goddess, the Maiden, Mother and Crone.

Long regarded in many religions as a holy number, Three contains a vital force and direction all its own.

Upright Tarot Card Meaning

The Three of Coins is all about putting in time and effort to gain reward. 

For those people that have invested in learning a new skill and becoming a master of a field of work, especially the arts or crafts (including woodwork and construction), they are just about to be rewarded.

Having spent time to reach the height of a profession, you are now regarded with respect.

Reversed Tarot Card Meaning

The Three of Coins in a reversed position often speaks of delays in success; the cause is usually the self.

Either fear of failure or unwillingness to commit to the path of learning are the usual culprits.

It's necessary to remember why and if gaining these skills are important to you and to realize that most good things require discipline and hard work.

Tarot Card Meanings Keywords

apprenticeship, on the path to mastery, learning a new skill, being mentored, working towards self-improvement, gaining skills that will lead to prosperity long term, decorating or renovating a home, stick-in-the-mud, unwilling to invest the time needed, holding yourself back, not getting external recognition.

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