Ace of COINS
COINS are a symbolic token.
The symbol of the COINS in the Pirate Tarot OTMB, which basically consists of a star which is surrounded by a circle (example)
The star, various number of points or a blazing sun/light. This represents consciousness or the spirit.
The Spirit is contained within the circle formed by the perimeter of the coin (example)
The represents the embodiment of a soul in the worldly or physical plane.
The COINS represent materialism - the interplay of our physical body and senses through sensate experiences.
The moon, another heavenly body, is also used on the COINS to symbolically represent light from above that is reflected in the dark of night.
The Star and the moon represent the the spirit in a material world
When the spirit enters material incarnation, it carries with it a certain things of value.
The right COIN works like magic -
How one manages their COINS - what does that mean. Look at All the Cards for various aspect of how their interplay affects life.
In terms of being a Token of value (i.e. spirit is represented in some way) -
Maxim: When you are doing It right, the money will be there.
Myth: Placing a COIN over each eye after death to pay for passage to "the other world" (See VI of SWORDS) Charon, across the water.