Coat of arms of Liberia
|Coat of arms of Liberia|
|Armiger||Republic of Liberia|
|Escutcheon||A Sailing vessel on the sea, on the shore an Oil palm and a Plough, in the sky a Sun radiant and in chief a Dove with a document, all proper.|
|Motto||The Love Of Liberty Brought Us Here|
The coat of arms of Liberia consists of a shield containing a picture of a 19th-century ship arriving in Liberia. The ship represents the ships which brought the freed slaves from the United States to Liberia. Above the shield the national motto of Liberia appears on a scroll: The love of liberty brought us here, and below the shield another scroll contains the official name of the country, Republic of Liberia.
The palm tree, the nation's most versatile source of food, represents prosperity.
The white dove with a scroll represents the breath of peace.