Coat of arms of Morocco

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Coat of arms of Morocco
Coat of arms of Morocco.svg
Armiger King of Morocco
Adopted 1957
Crest The Royal crown of Morocco Or, adorned with pearls alternating Gules and Vert surmounted by a 5-pointed Seal of Solomon Or.
Escutcheon Per fess Azure and Gules, a fess embowed Argent charged with the Atlas Mountain range proper, in chief a Rising sun Or, in base a Pentagram Vert, reaching over the mountain range.
Supporters On the dexter a lion rampant and on the sinister a lion rampant guardant both proper
Motto If you glorify God, he will glorify you

The current coat of arms of Morocco (formally, the royal coat of arms) was introduced 14 August 1957. It was developed by the graphic artists Gauthier and Hainaut and shows a green pentagram, specifically a two-dimensional Penrose pentacle on a red background before the Atlas Mountains and a rising sun. The royal crown is on top. Two lions function as the holders of the shield. On the ribbon underneath, the Arabic inscription is written: (Arabic: إن تنصروا الله ينصركم‎) (If you glorify God, He will glorify you) (Quran, Verse 7, Sura 47).