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Ships and boats on coats of arms
« on: May 09, 2014, 11:57:16 PM »
Mauritius, 1 rupee, 1938.  The coat of arms features a lymphad (galley).
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2014, 12:01:51 AM »
New Zealand, half crown, 1935.  Three lymphads.
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2014, 12:02:31 AM »


New Zealand, 1 dollar, 1973.  Three lymphads.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2014, 12:05:53 AM »


Niue, $5, 1989.  Collector coin.  Niue is a self-governing territory of New Zealand and uses NZ coins and notes.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2014, 12:12:15 AM »
Cog ships didn't even come close to either New Zealand or Niue, so these are more likely to be Christian symbols, all the more because both are predominantly Christian.

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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2014, 02:30:07 PM »
Costa Rica, 1500 colones, 1974.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2014, 02:32:19 PM »


Liberia, $20, 1983.

Liberia's coat of arms shows a symbolic ship, bringing the freed slaves from the United States to Liberia.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2014, 02:32:37 PM »


Liberia, $10, 1999.  A different version of the arms.
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« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2014, 02:33:03 PM »


Liberia, $20, 2001.  Slightly different again.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2014, 02:35:59 PM »


Colombia, 50 centavos, 1934.  Two ships.  A shield with a crest.
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« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2014, 02:37:21 PM »
Costa Rica, 5 pesos, 1873.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2014, 02:39:00 PM »
Ecuador, 1872, 2 centavos.  A steam - sail hybrid on the arms.

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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #12 on: May 10, 2014, 02:44:56 PM »
St Helena-Ascension, 2 pounds.  Clipper.
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2014, 02:46:16 PM »


Bermuda, crown, 1964. 

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The coat of arms of Bermuda depicts a red lion holding a shield that has a depiction of a wrecked ship upon it. The red lion is a symbol of England and alludes to Bermuda’s relationship with that country. The wrecked ship is the Sea Venture, the flagship of the Virginia Company. The ship was deliberately driven on to the reefs of Bermuda, by Admiral Sir George Somers, in 1609, to prevent it from foundering in a storm. All aboard survived, resulting in the settlement of the island. The Latin motto under the coat of arms, Quo Fata Ferunt, means “Whither the Fates Carry [Us]”.

 
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Re: Ships and boats on coats of arms
« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2014, 02:46:40 PM »
Bermuda, 50 cents, 1970.
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