University of Hong Kong
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UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Arms: Per pale vert and azure an open Book proper bound and edged or inscribed with Chinese Characters# sable on a chief gules a Lion passant guardant or. Crest: On a Helm with a Wreath Or and Gules a demi-lion reguardant Or gorged with a Collar of Green Jade holding between the paws an open Book proper edged Or and the covers of Green Jade, the pages inscribed with Chinese characters as in the Arms Sable. Mantled Azure and Vert doubled Or. Supporters: Dexter on a steep Mount Vert a Chinese Dragon Or and Sinister on a like Mount a Lion also Or each gorged with a Collar of Green Jade proper.
The arms were officially granted in 1913, the crest and supporters were granted in 1984.
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