Golden Dawn title - Lord of Success Unfulfilled
Divinatory meanings of Seven of Pentacles
MacGregor MathersMoney, Finance, Treasure, Gain, Profit.
ReversedDisturbance, Worry, Anxiety, Melancholy.
Astrological attributionsThe third or cadent decan of Taurus ruled by Saturn from May 11th-20th.
Magical Image of the 3rd Face of Taurus in Picatrix
Picatrix commentaryPicatrix shows the potential for gain as well as loss, which has been glossed over in modern interpretations.
Lack of effort or persistence. Failure means borrowing money to finance a project. Coming up against obstacles to success. Hard work with no sign of success.
These are exceedingly contradictory; in the main; it is a card of money, business, barter; but one reading gives altercation, quarrel — and another innocence, ingenuity, purgation.