Coat o airms o Uruguay
The Coat o airms o Uruguay wis first adoptit bi law on Mairch 19, 1829.
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It consists o an oval, which is dividit intae fower equal sections an crouned bi a risin gowden sun, the "Sun o Mey", seembolizin the risin o the Uruguayan naition. The oval is surroondit bi twa a laurel branch on the left an a olive ane on the richt, representin honour an peace, joined at the bottom bi a blue ribbon.
In the upper left quarter there is a scale, seembol o equality an juistice, set on a blue backgrund. The upper richt quarter contains the Cerro de Montevideo (Montevideo Hill) wi its fortress on the summit, which represents strength, on a silver backgrund.
In the lawer left, an aa on a silver backgrund, there is a gallopin horse, seembolizin liberty. The lawer richt quarter haulds an ox, which is a seembol o abundance, on a blue backgrund.