National Arms of the Czech Republic

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NATIONAL ARMS OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Arms of National Arms of the Czech Republic

Official blazon

Velký státní znak tvoří čtvrcený štít, v jehož prvním a čtvrtém červeném poli je stříbrný dvouocasý lev ve skoku se zlatou korunou a zlatou zbrojí. Ve druhém modrém poli je stříbrno - červeně šachovaná orlice se zlatou korunou a zlatou zbrojí. Ve třetím zlatém poli je černá orlice se stříbrným půlměsícem zakončeným jetelovými trojlístky a uprostřed s křížkem, se zlatou korunou a červenou zbrojí.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially adopted on December 12, 1992.

The arms combine the arms of the historical region of the present Czech republic. The silver double-tailed lion in the first and fourth quarter is the lion of the Kingdom of Bohemia. The black eagle on a golden field stands for Silesia, and the chequered eagle on a blue field for Moravia.

See also the National arms of Czechoslovakia.

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The arms on a coin


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