Coat of arms of São Tomé and Príncipe
The coat of arms of São Tomé and Príncipe consists of a red-footed falcon on the left and a grey parrot on the right holding a coat of arms with a palm in its center. The coat of arms is surmounted by a blue star. Above, there is a band that states the name of the country. At the base of the arms the national motto, "Unity, discipline, work" is inscribed.
|Coat of arms of São Tomé and Príncipe|
|Armiger||Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe|
|Crest||A Mullet of five points Azure|
|Torse||Vert and Azure|
|Blazon||Or, a Palmtree eradicated proper.|
|Supporters||To the dexter, a red-footed falcon, and to the sinister a grey parrot, both proper|
|Motto||Unidade, Disciplina, Trabalho |
(Portuguese: "Unity, Discipline, Work")
Historical coat of armsEdit
In 1935, the Portuguese colonies were officially assigned coats of arms that followed a standard design pattern.
Coat of arms of Portuguese São Tomé and Príncipe between May 8, 1935 - June 11, 1951.
- "Portaria 8098: Aprova as ordenações das armas das colónias que, nos termos da Constituïção e do Acto Colonial, formam o Império Colonial Português", Diário do Govêrno n.º 104/1935, Série I de 1935-05-08, 597-599 (in Portuguese)
- published in the Diário do Govêrno
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