National Coal Board

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
United Kingdom.jpg
British heraldry portal
Civic heraldry of the United Kingdom
Unitedkingdom-flag.gif

NATIONAL COAL BOARD

Arms of National Coal Board

Official blazon

Arms : Per fesse argent and sable, three fusils conjoined in fesse counter­ changed.
Supporters: On either side a lion sable charged on the shoulder with a sun in splendour Or.
Motto: E tenebris lux.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on April 26, 1949.

The fusils refer to the coal brought to the surface of the earth. The lions are the English lions in the colour of the black coal. The suns refer to the products of coal, which provides light, heat, energy and power.


Follow us on Facebook.jpg

(when sharing use #heraldryoftheworld when possible)

Donate.jpg

Click on the image to see how to support the site !
Rate these arms / rate this page :
0.00
(0 votes)

(no information about you is stored when voting, only the vote itself is stored)


Literature : Escutcheon 1949 p. 20.