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Coat of arms of Moldova

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Coat of arms of Moldova

The coat of arms of Moldova consists of a stylized eagle holding a cross in its beak and a scepter and an olive branch in its claws. According to the author of the coat of arms, the eagle symbolizes the Latin origin of the people.

The chest of the eagle is protected by a shield that bears the traditional insigns of Moldavia: an aurochs head with the sun among its horns. It also contains two rhombi (the ears), a five-petal flower and a moon in a crescent phase. Everything on the shield has one of the three traditional colors: red, yellow, blue.

The coat of arms appears in the center of the flag of Moldova.

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

Category: Emblems.

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

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