Coat of arms of Moldova

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Coat of arms of Moldova
Coat of arms of Moldova.svg
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Armiger Republic of Moldova
Adopted 13 July 1990
Escutcheon Party per fess Gules and Azure, an aurochs' head caboshed, between its horns a star of eight points; in dexter and sinister a fusil fessways, in dexter base a cinquefoil, and in sinister base a crescent, all Or.
Supporters An eagle displayed proper beaked and membered Gules holding in its beak a Latin cross patée Or, in its dexter talon a sprig of laurel Or leaved and fructed Vert, and in its sinister talon a sceptre Or.

The coat of arms of Moldova consists of a eagle holding a cross in its beak and a sceptre and an olive branch in its claws. According to Gheorghe Vrabie, the author of the coat of arms, the eagle symbolizes the Latin origin of the people.[1]

The chest of the eagle is protected by a shield that bears the traditional arms of Moldavia: an aurochs' head with a star between its horns. It also contains two lozenges (the ears), a five-petaled flower and a moon in a crescent phase. Everything on the shield has one of the three traditional colours: red, yellow, blue.

The coat of arms appears in the centre of the flag of Moldova.

Coat of arms of the Army of Moldova[edit]

Stema Armatei Nationale.gif

Adopted: 1990

Elements: Gules shield; crossed eagle; the shield on the eagle's chest: party per fess gules-azure, wearing a golden aurochs, a golden eight-pointed star, a rose, and a moon (crescent); in the eagle's claws: a sword (dexter) and a mace (sinister); in the eagle's beak: an Orthodox cross

Use: unknown

The coat of arms of MDR 1917-1918[edit]

The coat of arms of MDR 1917-1918

The main element of the coat of arms is a shield depicting the head of the tour. Between the horns with five-pointed star, right — rose, left, a Crescent.

The coat of arms of the Moldavian ASSR[edit]

Coat of arms of AMSSR 1927-1938.

The small Presidium of the CEC approved the project, but with modifications. In the mid-19th October 1925 USSR of the CEC at its meeting approved the above projects of the state emblem and flag of USSR.

The coat of arms of the Moldavian ASSR Constitution Samodivski VII Extraordinary Congress of Soviets on 6 January 1938, was the coat of arms of the Ukrainian SSR, with the addition of inscriptions in Moldavian language. The state coat of arms of the Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic is the State emblem of the Ukrainian SSR, which consists of a Golden sickle and hammer depicted on a red background in the sun and framed by ears, with the inscription "URSR" and "Proletar all countries, daythese!" in Ukrainian and Moldavian languages, with the addition under "URSR" letters smaller lettering "Moldavska of ARSR" in Ukrainian and Moldavian languages.

The coat of arms of the Moldavian SSR[edit]

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The coat of arms of the Moldavian Soviet socialist Republic 1941-1990.

The national emblem of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1941-1990, was a hammer and sickle in the rays of the sun and framed by ears of corn and ears of corn with a garland of grapes and fruit, with inscriptions in red tape: bottom "RSSM". On the right side in Russian: "Proletarians of all countries, unite!", on the left, in Moldavian language "Proletary the Dean toate serile, unity-ve!" In the upper part of the emblem is five-pointed star.

Emblem of the Army of Moldova[edit]

Emblema Armatei Nationale.png

Adopted: 1990

Elements: An olive branch (dexter), and an oak branch (sinister), jointed by a tricolour ribbon; crossed eagle; the shield on the eagle's chest: party per fess gules-azure, wearing a golden aurochs, a golden eight-pointed star, a rose, and a moon (crescent); in the eagle's claws: a sword (dexter) and a mace (sinister); in the eagle's beak: an Orthodox cross

Use: on the front of the Flag of the National Army

Other coats of arms in Moldova[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Moldovan)Interview with plastic artist Gheorghe Vrabie at the official website of the Republic of Moldova

External links[edit]