Flags whose reverse differs from the obverse
This article concerns national, sub-national, and historical flags whose reverse is, or was, at some point of their history, different from the obverse.
- 1 Argentina
- 2 Bulgaria
- 3 Moldova
- 4 Paraguay
- 5 Philippines (1898-1901)
- 6 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
- 7 Soviet Union (1923-1991)
- 8 Spain
- 9 United States
- 10 See also
National flag (1990–2010)
Flag of First Philippine Republic has "Fuerzas Expeditionarias del Norte de Luzon" inscribed.
Soviet Union (1923-1991)
While the flag was officially two-sided, in practice the flag was usually made through and through. All flags of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union did not bear the hammer and sickle on their reverse side.
In 1971 the pine tree design on the reverse was replaced by the obverse design; a shield depicting an Algonquian Native American with bow and arrow, with the arrow pointed downwards signifying peace.
Oregon is the only state to currently have a double-sided flag.