Portuguese Army

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Coat of arms (crest) of the Portuguese Army

Official blazon


The Field is Gules, the Lion Or holding a Sword Argent hilt and pommel Argent. The Crest is the same. The Mantling Gules doubled Argent.

Today the Coat of Arms has added above the Crest a Scroll with the Cri-de-Guerre "Portugal e São Jorge" = "Portugal and St George". The Coat of Arms symbolises the Army defending Portugal.

Literature: Normas de Heráldica do Exército Regulamento da Simbologica do Exército

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