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 King of Pentacles represents a hardworking man. This card may indicate that you will follow through on all goals that you have made for yourself. If this card shows up, it may indicate that you know how to spend your money carefully. However, it may indicate that you are very hard headed, stubborn, materialistic and miserly.
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.