The Suit of Pentacles in the Minor Arcana corresponds to the element of Earth. The cardinal direction that they represent North and the season is Winter. It is thought that the Pentacles referred to merchants. The Suit of Pentacles is also known as the Suit of Coins or Discs. The Pentacles are a feminine, passive, yin element. They correspond to the diamonds, in modern playing cards. The suit of pentacles deals with money, skill, finances, our basic sustenance.