Coat of arms of Tristan da Cunha

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Coat of arms of Tristan da Cunha
Coat of arms of Tristan da Cunha.svg
Armiger Government of Tristan da Cunha
Adopted 2002
Crest Naval crown with a longboat
Escutcheon Blue-and-white shield with the picture of four albatrosses
Supporters Two Tristan rock lobsters
Motto Our faith is our strength
Earlier versions Coat of arms of Saint Helena.svg
Tristan da Cunha formerly used the coat of arms of Saint Helena

The coat of arms of Tristan da Cunha was granted in 2002.


The arms consist of a shield featuring four albatrosses in a blue-and-white mirror image design. The two supporters are Tristan rock lobsters, which are found in the waters surrounding the island. The crest features a naval crown and a Tristan da Cunha longboat.

The motto is “Our faith is our strength”.

Arms on the flag of Tristan da Cunha[edit]

The arms feature on the flag of Tristan da Cunha, and on the defaced Union Flag used by the Administrator.

Previous arms usage[edit]

Prior to 2002, as a dependency of Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha used their coat of arms.

See also[edit]