Coat o airms o Cuba

The Cuban Coat o Arms is the offeecial heraldic seembol o Cuba. It consists o a shield, in front o a Fasces crouned bi the Phrygian Cap, aw supported bi an aik brainch on ane side an a laurel wreath on the ither. The coat o airms wis creatit bi Miguel Teurbe Tolón[1] an wis adoptit on Aprile 24, 1906.

Coat o Airms o Cuba


The shield is dividit intae three pairts:

In the chief, a key chairgin a blue sea atween twa rocks, seembolizing Cuba’s geographical poseetion atween Florida an the Yucatán Peninsula. A bricht risin sun in the backgrund seembolizes the risin o the new republic.


The shield is supportit bi an aik branch on ane side an a laurel wreath on the ither. The aik branch seembolizes the strenth o the naition; an the laurel wreath: honour an glory. These seembols wur meant tae represent the richts o man: Equality, Liberty and Fraternity.


A Phrygian Cap (Gorro Frigio) or leeberty cap is locatit at the tap, as a croun seembolisin leeberty, wi a sole starn on it staundin for unthrildom.

Offeecial descriptionEedit

"The Naitional coat o airms represents oor island. It is shapit lik a pointit leather shield, an dividit intae three sections. In its horizontal upper pairt, thare is a gowden key atween twa muntains, an a sun risin ower the sea - whilk seembolizes the poseetion o Cuba in the Gulf, atween the twa Americas, amid the emergence o a new state. The blue an white stripes, doun the left haund side, represent the situation o the island, in terms o its diveesion intae states, in the colonial period. Doun the richt haund side, a Cuban kintra scene is dominatit bi a ryal palm.


  1. "El Escudo Cubano". Retrieved 7 Julie 2005.

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