Coat of arms of Andorra


Coat of arms of Andorra
Coat of arms of Andorra
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Armiger Pricipality of Andorra
Adopted 1969
Escutcheon Quarterly: I Gules a bishop's mitre Or lined Argent; II Or three pales Gules; III Or four pallets Gules; IV two cows passant per pale Gules
Motto Latin: VIRTVS VNITA FORTIOR

The coat of arms of Andorra has existed for centuries. It supposedly violates the rule of tincture. This coat of arms has been the national coat of arms of Andorra since 1969. Below the shield arms stands Andorra's national motto Virtus Unita Fortior (Latin for "United virtue is stronger"). The coat of arms also appears on the flag of Andorra.

The arms are:

  • Quarterly I Gules a bishop's mitre Or lined Argent (for La Seu d'Urgell)
  • II Or three pales Gules (for Foix)
  • III Or four pallets Gules (for Catalonia)[1]
  • IV two cows passant per pale Gules (for Béarn)

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References

  1. ^ "Llei sobre la utilització dels signes d’Estat" Page 8.PDF (24.9 KB) (catalan)

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