Pin depicting lion from Scotland's coat of arms

Pin depicting lion from Scotland’s coat of arms

The royal coat of arms of Scotland (commonly referred to as the Royal Arms of Scotland) was the official coat of arms of the monarchs of Scotland, and was used as

The Brave lion of the Scottish coat of arms

The Brave lion of the Scottish coat of arms

the official coat of arms of the Kingdom of Scotland until the Acts of Union of 1707. The blazon of the arms of the Kingdom of Scotland changed markedly following the Union of the Crowns in 1603, and ultimately went on to become the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom as used in Scotland.

Today we see in every banner a lion, imperially crowned or, holding in the dexter paw a sword and in the sinister paw a scepter both erect and Proper; Motto In defens.

For a pin that shows the Coat of Arms as pictured on the right above, see the post Scotland Coat of Arms.

Location: 2-C3

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