Coat of arms is the distinctive heraldic bearings of Country. Most coats of the arms are traditionally unique. The Coat of arms is still can be found in some countries. In Europe, every country has its own coat of arm and each one has a significant history. Many countries in Europe retained their original and traditional coat of arms. The Coat of Arms of 50 countries and 6 limited recognition countries of Europe listed below.
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Countries with limited recognition
|2||Kosova||17 February 2008|
|4||Northern Cyprus||15 November 1983|
- Every country in Europe has its own style of Coat of Arms. States, territories, counties and dependencies have a separate coat of arms.
- Coat of Arms consists of shield, supporters, crest, and motto.
- In short, The coat of arms is the sign of full heraldic achievement.
- Coats of arms came into use in the 12th century and ancient Roman’s used similar shields (arms).
- Usually, a coat of arms designed based on military services.
- Conventional elements of coats of arms usually include Motto, Dexter, Sinister, Crest, Supporters, Field, Helmet (crown, Coronet).
- Thousands of Coats of Arms relating to the countries, states, counties found in the world.
- The design of the coat of arms redesigned many times by almost every country.