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Coat of arms of Finland

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Coat of arms of Finland

The coat of arms of Finland is a crowned lion on a red field, the right forepaw replaced with an armored hand brandishing a sword, trampling on a saber with the hind paws. The coat of arms was originally created around the year 1580.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Emblems.

Coat of arms of Finland is part of the Coat of Arms group.

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