|Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Canada
Province : New Brunswick
Arms: Argent three shields those in chief ensigned by the Royal Crown proper the dexter of the Union the sinister of the Royal Arms that in base Azure a fir tree on a mount in base proper and on the Argent in chief point a Latin cross irradiated proper
Motto: FREDERICOPOLIS SILVAE FILIA NOBILIS
The arms were officially granted on June 16, 1992.
Fredericton's coat of arms consists of three shields: the Union Jack in the upper left shield surmounted by the crown; the Royal Arms crowned the personal flag of the reigning sovereign of Britain in the upper right shield and the irradiated cross above signifies Fredericton's status as a cathedral city; and below a fir tree symbolizes the forests of New Brunswick.
The motto is: Fredericopolis silvae filia nobilis (Fredericton noble daughter of the forest).
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