Snake Symbol on RW Tower Card

violet_crown

I recently noticed while looking at the RW tower card that there's a small symbol in the bottom right hand corner of the card. The symbol looks like a coiled snake, impaled on a spike, wearing a little crown. Does anyone know what this is?

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/53/RWS_Tarot_16_Tower.jpg

My best guess based on the meaning of the card is that the snake represents deception, and the spike going through it is the death of this deception. I don't know if what I'm looking at is actually even a snake though lol.
 

Zephyros

Good observations. However, it's the artist's signature, Pamela Colman Smith. You can see a P at the top, and the C and S crossed out by it.
 

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violet_crown

Good observations. However, it's the artist's signature, Pamela Colman Smith. You can see a P at the top, and the C and S crossed out by it.

Oh good to know! Thanks! :)