Three of Pentacles

Card No p3


M├ętier, trade, skilled labour; usually, however, regarded as a card of nobility, aristocracy, renown, glory.

Additional Meaning

If for a man, celebrity for his eldest son.


Mediocrity, in work and otherwise, puerility, pettiness, weakness.

Additional Reversed

Depends on neighbouring cards.

Three of Pentacles

Card No p3


A sculptor at his work in a monastery. Compare the design which illustrates the Eight of Pentacles. The apprentice or amateur therein has received his reward and is now at work in earnest.



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