Armorial of Portuguese colonies

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Coat of arms of Portugal and its colonies at the headquarters of the Banco Nacional Ultramarino.

The coats of arms of the Portuguese Empire's colonies were all of a uniform style following 1935.[2] Two of them had, however, been using provisional coats of arms of the same style shortly prior to this.


This gallery include the lesser coats of arms. The years given are for the coats of arms.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Portaria 8098: Aprova as ordenações das armas das colónias que, nos termos da Constituïção e do Acto Colonial, formam o Império Colonial Português", Diário do Govêrno n.º 104/1935, Série I de 1935-05-08, 597-599 (in Portuguese)
  2. ^ published in the Diário do Govêrno[1]