Coat o airms o Equatorial Guinea
The naitional coat o airms o Equatorial Guinea wis adoptit on the 21st o August in 1979.
This coat o airms shows a grey shield, which contains a tree. This tree is a silk cotton tree, or sae-cawed "God tree". This is whaur the first treaty wis signed atween Spain an the local ruler. Ower the shield, thare are sax sax-pointit stars. Thay staund for the mainland an the five main islands.
Unnerneath the shield is the naitional motto o Equatorial Guinea, Unidad, Paz, Justicia ("Unity, Peace, Juistice"). The motto wis adoptit in 1968. Durin the dictatorship o Francisco Nguema (1972-79) the airms an motto wur changed,, a combination o different tuils an swords wi a cock ower aw, an motto on twa stripes, in the middle o the airms Trabajo (wirk), an belaw Unidad, Paz, Justicia, but the oreeginal 1968 coat o airms' motto wis restored efterward.
Historical coat o airmsEedit
Coat o airms o the Portuguese Gulf o Guinea Territories, then Spaingie Guinea, nou Equatorial Guinea
Coat o airms o the Spaingie Rio Muni colony
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