ACE OF COINS: SUN. Life, vitality, illumination, core ego, identity. Personifies: male querent, father.
TWO OF COINS: MERCURY. Skills, writing and speaking, transactions and negotiations, mental acuity. Personifies: siblings, children; messengers and agents.
THREE OF COINS: VENUS. Love, beauty, adornment, desires, decorations, jewels. Personifies: lover, wife.
FOUR OF COINS: MOON. Emotions, rhythmic cycles, unconscious mind, blood and liquids. Personifies: female querent, mother.
FIVE OF COINS: MARS. Physical strength, aggression, needs and passions, instinctual drives. Personifies: champion, opponents, husband.
SIX OF COINS: JUPITER. Royalty, expansion, wisdom, knowledge, understanding, growth. Personifies: ruler, politician, teacher, traveler.
SEVEN OF COINS: SATURN. Karmic tests, discipline, maturity, restrictions, skeletal and framework structures. Personifies: governor, boss, judge, grandparent, elderly person.
EIGHT OF COINS: NORTH NODE. Developments, new ventures yet untried; future soul growth and the highest potential of current incarnation; tests to past attachments, fated discoveries.b Personifies: innovator, experimenter.
NINE OF COINS: SOUTH NODE. Accumulated karma of past incarnations, including habits, past patterns and modes of behavior. Very spiritual potential, but may prevent soul growth through excessive attachment through fear of the future.c Personifies: traditionalist.
TEN OF COINS: PART OF FORTUNE. Also called Pars fortunae. Forces of luck, heart’s desire, unexpected opportunities. Life, body, soul, strength, fortune and substance, reputation, honors.d Personifies: helpful spirit.
aThe correspondences between the planets and other astrological concepts and numeric cards from the suit of coins are from Etteilla; other details reflect modern commonly accepted astrological conventions.
bParaphrased from Schulman, Martin. Karmic Astrology Volume I: The Moon's Nodes and Reincarnation. York Beach, ME. Samuel Weiser, 1975; pages 24-25.
cSchulman, op. cit.; pages 22-23.
dParaphrased from Zoller, Robert. The Arabic Parts in Astrology: A Lost Key to Prediction. Rochester, VT. Inner Traditions International, 1980; pages 85-86.