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Coat of arms of Alberta

Coat of arms of Alberta
NameThe Arms of Alberta
Image Width200px
MiddleShield of Alberta.svg
Middle Width74
Middle Caption1907 1980, still used on the flag
LesserCoat of Arms of the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta.svg
Lesser Width74
Lesser CaptionFor use by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
ArmigerElizabeth II in Right of Alberta
Year Adopted1907, augmented 1980, 2008
CrestUpon a Helm with a Wreath Argent and Gules a Beaver couchant upholding on its back the Royal Crown both proper.
ShieldAzure, in front of a range of snow mountains proper a range of hills Vert, in base a wheat field surmounted by a prairie both also proper, on a chief Argent a St. George's cross.
SupportersOn the dexter side a Lion Or armed and langued Gules and on the sinister side a Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra americana) proper.
CompartmentCompartment : Comprising a grassy mount with the Floral Emblem of the Said Province of Alberta, the Wild Rose (Rosa acicularis), growing therefrom proper.
MottoFORTIS ET LIBER
Strong and Free

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The original coat of arms of Alberta was granted to Alberta by a Royal Warrant of King Edward VII on 30 May 1907. The shield is also featured on the flag of Alberta.


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