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'''FREE STATE PROVINCE'''
 
'''FREE STATE PROVINCE'''
  
 
Additions : 1994 [[Orange Free State]], [[QwaQwa]]
 
Additions : 1994 [[Orange Free State]], [[QwaQwa]]
  
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====Official blazon====
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===Official blazon===
 
'''Arms''': Per chevron inverted, Or and Vert, the head of an Orange River Lily (<I>Crinum bulbispermum</I>) with three blossoms and four buds slipped proper and a chief dancetty, the peaks terminating in merlons, Azure; the shield ensigned of a circlet Or, embellished with representations of cut diamonds Argent,
 
'''Arms''': Per chevron inverted, Or and Vert, the head of an Orange River Lily (<I>Crinum bulbispermum</I>) with three blossoms and four buds slipped proper and a chief dancetty, the peaks terminating in merlons, Azure; the shield ensigned of a circlet Or, embellished with representations of cut diamonds Argent,
 
enamelled Azure against the upper and Vert against the lower facets, heightened of four heads of maize Argent, leaved Or, alternating with as many ears of wheat of the last.<br>
 
enamelled Azure against the upper and Vert against the lower facets, heightened of four heads of maize Argent, leaved Or, alternating with as many ears of wheat of the last.<br>
 
'''Supporters''': Two cheetahs proper<br>
 
'''Supporters''': Two cheetahs proper<br>
 
'''Special Compartment''': A representation of the Free State plains proper<br>
 
'''Special Compartment''': A representation of the Free State plains proper<br>
'''Motto''': Katleho Ka Kopano
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'''[[:Category:Mottoes all|Motto]]''': Katleho Ka Kopano
  
====Origin/meaning====
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===Origin/meaning===
 
The arms were officially granted on May 7, 1999.
 
The arms were officially granted on May 7, 1999.
  
I have no information on the origin or meaning of these arms. Any information is welcome !
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FREE STATE PROVINCE

Additions : 1994 Orange Free State, QwaQwa

Arms (crest) of Free State

Official blazon

Arms: Per chevron inverted, Or and Vert, the head of an Orange River Lily (Crinum bulbispermum) with three blossoms and four buds slipped proper and a chief dancetty, the peaks terminating in merlons, Azure; the shield ensigned of a circlet Or, embellished with representations of cut diamonds Argent, enamelled Azure against the upper and Vert against the lower facets, heightened of four heads of maize Argent, leaved Or, alternating with as many ears of wheat of the last.
Supporters: Two cheetahs proper
Special Compartment: A representation of the Free State plains proper
Motto: Katleho Ka Kopano

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 7, 1999.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

If you have any information on these arms State mail us !


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