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Coat of arms of Suriname

Coat of arms of Suriname
Version used from 1959 to 1975
Armiger Republic of Suriname
Adopted 25 November 1975
Escutcheon Per pale, the dexter; Azure, a Sailing Vessel affronty Or on a base barry wavy Argent and Azure of five pieces, the sinister; Argent, a Palmtree on a base wavy Vert, over all; a lozenge-shaped surgeon Vert, a Mullet of five points Or.
Supporters Two Arawak Indians armed with bows and quivers, proper, their loincloths Gules.
Motto Justitia - Pietas - Fides
"Justice - Piety - Fidelity"

The coat of arms of wind. Inside the diamond is a five-pointed star. This star symbolizes the five continents from which the inhabitants of Suriname migrated: Africa, America, Australia, Asia, and Europe.

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