The suit of Pentacles represents earth and our physical being, most commonly associated with things that we need in our everyday lives and what we work for. The Five of Pentacles represents that financial hardships are ahead. You are may need to be more careful with your financial and material possessions. This card may indicate you could be lacking the funds you need in your life so you might want to take a look at your spending and budget.. But it also warns not to miss out on opportunities that may be presented, however you will know if it is worth it.
On all of the Pentacles a crown made of Barley is being depicted. Barley is represented in many religions and cultures in often the same form. In Greek mythology is is commonly associated with Demeter, the Goddess of the Earth and Agriculture. In the many other cultures Barley is seen as a major staple in the diet. It is grown in many civilizations and it a common cereal food around the world. As the crown is slowly built up through the Pentacle suit, as will the importance of material needs and our physical being, in regards to any money or property. Barley will continue to grow as the pursuit of your goals are under way.