Insignie o Angolae
The insignie o Angolae is the naitional emblem. It reflects the recent past o the new naition. There is hivy Marxist imagery foond on the device, expandit frae wha is foond on the naitional banner. In the past, Angolae haes uised coats o airms tae represent the naition.
In the center is a machete an hoe, representin the revolution through which the naition gained unthirldom, an the importance o agricultural wirkers. Abuin baith emblems is a starn that is aften foond in mony socialist images. The starn is taken tae represent progress. The risin sun is the traditional seembol o a new beginnin. These emblems are aw enclosed athin a circle formed bi a hauf cog-wheel that represents the industrial wirkers, an a hauf vine o coffee an cotton leaves that represents the coffee resp. cotton industry.
At the bottom is an open beuk that is tae represent education. A banner reads "Republic o Angolae" at the bottom, in Portuguese.
Details o the insignie are laid doun in Airticle 163 o the Constitution o Angolae.
Historical coats o airms
Coat o airms o Portuguese Wast Africae atween Mey 8, 1935 - Juin 11, 1951.