54. La Servante de Denier

The Knave or Page of Coins from Tarocchino Arlecchino

About the Card

English Name(s)

The Maid of Coins (The Knave or Page of Coins)


  • Grand Etteilla: Card Number 67
  • Petit Etteilla: Jack of Clubs

Image Description

The Maid of Coins stands and holds a coin in each hand. She lifts the one in her right hand up while the one in her left hand is lower and nearly going behinds her back. She looks toward this lower coin, down and to the right of the card. She wears a red balaclava-style mask and a fox fur cap with a tail. Her dress is patterned with red, blue, and green diamonds, with fur trim and gold puffed sleeves.

Further Notes

In some Italian decks, including the Bolognese tarocchino and the Florentine minchiate, the suits of Cups and Coins have female maids instead of male knaves.



Brunette girl, study, instruction, diligence, learning, meditation, reflection, work, occupation, apprenticeship, schoolchild, pupil, student, apprentice, amateur.


Prodigality, profusion, superfluity, abundance, multiplicity, luxury, sumptuousness, magnificence, largesse, liberality, benefit, generosity, charity, crowd, multitude, depredation, squandering, dissipation.