Card Meaning: Four Of Pentacles
The man on the card is obviously wealthy and influential. He is sitting on the
throne and the city is behind him, With the four prong crown as a symbol of the
material universe on his head we can clearly
assume he is the ruler of this domain. But then we see that above his head, in his
arms and beneath his feet are pentacles. This man are not just ruling over this
domain, he is obsessed by owning it. He is miser totally burdened by his
Positive: increasing wealth, material power, gaining influence.
Negative: miserlines, delays, attachment.
A crowned figure, having a pentacle over his crown, clasps another with hands
and arms; two pentacles are under his feet. He holds to that which he has.
Divinatory Meanings: The surety of possessions, cleaving to that which one
has, gift, legacy, inheritance. Reversed: Suspense, delay, opposition.
— The Pictorial Key to the Tarot, by A.E. Waite