The six of pentacles showcases a wealthy man who is wearing purple garments and a royal head wrap. In his right hand are coins he is giving to a poor man kneeling before him. He also holds a balanced scale on his left hand. There is another beggar also knelling and waiting for his chance to get something from the rich man. We can also see six pentacles on this card. Three are on the left, one in the middle, and two are located on the right. This uneven distribution indicates that everyone’s needs are different.
The rich man has a russet-colored coat showing that he is rational and understanding. His purple turban indicates that he is compassionate while the balanced scale he holds on his left hand indicates justice and that he is interested in more than giving the beggars some coins.
The Six of Pentacles in the Upright Position
In the upright position, the six of pentacles signifies:
This card, in its upright position, can take two meanings. You may be in the position of the giver or the receiver. Whether in any of these positions, the card is positive as it speaks of giving or receiving what you need.
When it comes to your career or business, the Six of Pentacles in the upright position indicates help in your business, especially if you needed some financial boost. It may also indicate you are about to get a promotion or a career change. On the other hand, if you are doing good in your career or business, the card is encouraging you to give back to the community.
If the card shows up concerning love and relationships, it indicates that there is a need for balance in your relationship. It may indicate that one person is doing all the giving and there is the need for balance. If you are single, the card may mean that you need to be more generous with your time or energy if you want to meet someone. It simply tells you that what you give to others, you will get it back.
In Money and investments, the card in its upright position indicates gifts and donations. It also expresses prosperity and financial rewards from your finances. Again you can be the benefactor or beneficiary of these rewards, and other cards in your spread will let you know.
Healthwise, the six of pentacles in then upright position indicate that if you have been dealing with an illness, you will soon get help. Maybe you will find a healthcare professional who will help you get back on your feet.
The Six of Pentacles In The Reversed Position
In the inverted position, the Six of Pentacles indicates:
- One-sided relationship
- Abuse of generosity
- Strings attached to gifts
- Bad debts
When the Six of Pentacles is in this position, it shows that people may be generous to you but with ulterior motives or strings attached. It may also mean that although they are in a position to help, they may do so but with negative motives. If you in the position of a benefactor, the card lets you know that you are misusing your power. Maybe you are too greedy or expecting others to serve you because you are giving them a helping hand.
The Six of Pentacles in the Time based position
- Past – In the past position, the six of pentacles indicates that in the past, you may have been in a position where you needed help, and you got it. It may also mean that you have helped others in the past and that’s why you are where you are today.
- Present – In the present position, this card shows that you will receive or give assistance to someone. Remember, if you feel blessed, it’s time to be of help to someone.
- Future – The six of pentacles in this position lets you know that your troubles are about to end soon. Someone will tangibly help you and you get back up. It may also mean that you need to be generous in your giving if you have more than enough.
The Six of Pentacles and Other Associations
- Element- Water
- As a yes or no question – yes
The Six of Pentacles is a card signifying giving and receiving. If you are in the receiving end, do so gratefully, and if you are the giver do so generously. Whether you are giving or receiving this is a positive card showing blessings.