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 so-cawed "God tree". This is where the first treaty wis signed atween Spain an the local ruler. Ower the shield, there are sax sax-pointit stars. They stand 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 tools 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 original 1968 coat o airms' motto wis restored efterward.
Historical coat o airms
Coat o airms o the Portuguese Gulf o Guinea Territories, then Spainyie Guinea, nou Equatorial Guinea
Coat o airms o the Spainyie Rio Muni colony