Coat of arms of Montserrat

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Coat of Arms of Montserrat

The coat of arms of Montserrat was first adopted in 1909.

The arms consist of a shield featuring a lady in green representing Erin, the female personification of Ireland, based on the mythology of Ériu. The lady is holding a golden harp, a symbol of Ireland that features in Ireland's coat of arms. The cross she embraces with one arm symbolises Christianity.

The arms feature on the flag of Montserrat, and on the Union Flag used by the Governor of Montserrat.

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