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Arms of British Council

Official blazon

Arms : Or, on a pale gules a lion's face of the first; a chief sable, thereon an open book proper, edged gold.
Crest: Issuant from an antique crown Or, a cubit arm, vested azure cuffed argent, the hand proper grasping a torch gold inflamed also proper.
Supporters: On either side a lion reguardant Or gorged with an antique crown azure.
Motto: Truth will triumph.


The arms were officially granted on July 9, 1941.

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