Coat of arms of Ghana

Coat of arms of Ghana
Armiger Republic of Ghana
Adopted 4 March 1957
Crest A black star bordered in gold
Torse Gold, green and red
Escutcheon Azure on a cross vert fimbriated Or a lion passant guardant Or, in the first quarter a linguist's staff and ceremonial sword crossed in saltire Or, in the second quarter issuant from five bars wavy Argent and Azure a castle Argent upon a mount Or, in the third quarter affixed in a grassy plain a cocoa tree proper and in the fourth quarter upon a grassy plain a mine proper.
Supporters Two eagles displayed Or around each of whose neck hangs a black star fimbriated Or suspended from a ribbon tierced gules, Or and vert upon a grassy compartment proper
Motto Freedom and Justice

The coat of arms of Ghana was designed by Ghanaian artist Amon Kotei and was introduced on 4 March 1957.[1]



  1. "The nation's Coat of Arms". THE GHANAIAN TIMES. 6 March 2007. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
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