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Coat o airms o Ecuador

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The coat o airms o Ecuador (Spaingie: Escudo de armas del Ecuador) in its current form wis established in 1900 based on an aulder version o 1845.

Blazon[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the backgrund o the oval shield is the munt Chimborazo, while the river oreeginatin frae its base represents the Guayas. Thay baith seembolise the beauty an wealth o the respective regions (Sierra or Costa). The ship on the river is named Guayas as well. In 1841 it wis biggit in Guayaquil an wis the first seaworthy steamship biggit on the Sooth American wast coast. Instead o a mast it features a Caduceus representin trade an economy. On tap a golden sun surroondit bi the astrological signs for Aries, Taurus, Gemini an Cancer representin the months Mairch tae Julie tae seembolise the duration o the Mairch Revolution o 1845.

The condor on tap o the shield stretches his wings tae seembolise pouer, greatness an strength o Ecuador. The shield is flanked bi fower banners o Ecuador. The laurel on the left represents the victories o the republic.[1] The palm leaf on the richt side is a seembol o the martyrs o the fecht for unthirldom an leeberty. The Fasces belaw the shield represents the republican dignity.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Free Province o Guayaquil Gran Colombie Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador
1820 1821 - 1830 1830 - 1835 1835 - 1843 1843 - 1845 1845 - 1860 1860 - present

Uisage[eedit | eedit soorce]

2 Sucres in Siller, 1944

The coat o arms is uised bi the Preses, the parliament, the meenistries an several ither authorities an public institutions. It is pairt o the banner, an uised on mony coins an bills o the umwhile currency Sucre an the coins uised the day, Centavos del dólar o Ecuadorian mintage.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ither descriptions attribute it tae the seembolism o the glory o the heroes o unthirldom.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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