Coat of arms of Guyana

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Coat of arms of Guyana
Coat of arms of Guyana.svg
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Coat of arms of the President
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Armiger Co-operative Republic of Guyana
Adopted 25 February 1966
Crest An Amerindian head-dress (also called a Cacique's Crown) with two diamond on the sides; a helmet Or; Mantling Azure and Argent
Torse Azure and Argent
Escutcheon Argent, three barrulets wavy Azure; in chief a Victoria regia lily, Guyana's national flower; in base the national bird, the Canje Pheasant (Opisthocomus hoazin)
Supporters Jaguars with pick axe and stalks of rice and sugar cane
Motto One People, One Nation, One Destiny

The coat of arms of Guyana (Co-operative Republic of Guyana) was granted by the College of Arms on 25 February 1966.

It includes a crest of an Amerindian head-dress symbolizing the indigenous people of the country, this crest is also called the Cacique's Crown; two diamonds at the sides of the head-dress representing mining industry; a helmet (monarchial insignia); two jaguars as supporters holding a pick axe, sugar cane, and a stalk of rice (symbolizing Guyana's mining, sugar and rice industries); a shield decorated with the Victoria regia lily, Guyana's national flower; three blue wavy lines representing the three main rivers of Guyana; and the national bird, the Canje Pheasant (Opisthocomus hoazin). The national motto, "One people, One Nation, One Destiny", appears on the scroll below the shield.