Seal of the City of Los Angeles

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Seal of the City of Los Angeles
Seal of Los Angeles, California.svg
Versions
Coat of arms of Los Angeles.svg
The lesser coat of arms of Los Angeles
as used by the Government
ArmigerCity of Los Angeles
Adopted1905; 114 years ago (1905)
BlazonQuarterly: 1 United States, 2 California, 3 Mexico, 4 Spain
UseOn executive directives, commissions, and more

The Seal of the City of Los Angeles is, since 1905, the official seal of the City of Los Angeles, a city located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of California.

The escutcheon is encircled by the legal name of the city (City of Los Angeles) and year founded (1781). It was adopted on March 27, 1905, via Ordinance 10,834.

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The heraldic blazon of the coat of arms, as declared in the 1905 ordinance, is: Inside the ribbon, flanking the escutcheon, are grapes, olives, and oranges, major crops of California, on their plants. These are also symbolized in the colors of the flag of Los Angeles. The fruit are on a field or, bordered with a 77-bead rosary, which presents Spanish missions in California.

The arms are quarterly:

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