Coat o airms

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A coat o airms is a unique heraldic design on an escutcheon (i.e. shield), surcoat, or tabard. The coat o airms on an escutcheon forms the central element o the full heraldic achievement which conseests o shield, supporters, crest, an motto. The design is a seembol unique tae an individual person or faimily (except in the UK), corporation, or state.