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Coat of arms of Tunisia

Coat of arms of Tunisia
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Armiger Republic of Tunisia
Crest A Crescent and Mullet of five points, both Gules, inside a Roundel Argent fimbriated Gules
Escutcheon In base per pale Or and Or, to the sinister a Balance Sable, to the sinister a Lion rampant Sable, holding in its dexter paw a Sabre Argent, and on a chief Or, on a base wavy Azure, a Punic Lymphad in full sail, sails Argent, flag Gules. Over all, a Scroll Or bearing, in arabic script; the words 'Liberty-Order-Justice' Sable

The coat of arms of Tunisia displays a Punic galley (symbol of freedom) along with a lion holding a sword (symbol of order), and a weighing scale (symbol of justice). In the centre, just under the ship, is the national motto written in Arabic: Freedom (حرية) - Order (نظام) - Justice (عدالة). The central emblem of the national flag is seen above the shield. The background is gold in all sections.


1956-1957, Kingdom of Tunisia


1957-1963, Republic of Tunisia


1963-1987, Republic of Tunisia[1]

  1. ^ Guide to the Flags of the World by Mauro Talocci, revised and updated by Whitney Smith (ISBN 0-688-01141-1), p. 119.
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