The Minchiate Tarot is a reprint of the historical Ancient Minchiate Etruria Tarot. The deck is a photo reproduction of a Florentine Minchiate deck from 1725, which has 56 minors and 41 major arcana, with cards for the signs, planets and virtues.
Tarot Deck - 97 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2011
Minchiate Tarot review by Lillie
The Minchiate Tarot by Lo Scarabeo is a photo reproduction of a Florentine Minchiate deck from 1725. A reprinting of the deck they originally published in the 1990s, long out of print and much desired by collectors of historical decks and those interested in the development of the tarot. It includes 97 cards, the usual 56 that comprise the minor arcana of the tarot, and an extended major arcana whose 41 cards follow the tradition of Minchiate decks.
The cards are housed in a sturdy box with a neat magnetic closure and are accompanied by a fully illustrated book that gives information and instructions in five European languages. At the back of the book all 97 cards are illustrated in full colour for ease of reference. The cards are housed in a double well beneath the book where a s... read more reviews.
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More About These CardsName: Minchiate Tarot
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2011
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 41
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Minchiate
Card Size: 2.24 x 4.02 in. = 5.70cm x 10.20cm
Card Language: None
Back Design: Woodcut print of a woman against a pale brown background with the legend 'ETRURIA' beneath her, with a spotted brown border.