Victoria

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VICTORIA

Arms of Victoria

Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on ?

The arms show the four stars of the Southern Cross. The two supporters symbolise Peace and Prosperity (with the horn of plenty). They also represent the motto. Between the shield and the supporters is the state's floral emblem, the pink heath. The kangaroo holds the royal crown.

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The arms on a British tobacco card, 1905
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The arms on a British tobacco card, 1910
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The arms on a American tobacco card, 1910s


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Literature : Bruce, J.L. : Flags and emblems of Australia. Kangaroo Press, Kenthurst, 1996.


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