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Coat of Arms of New South Wales

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Coat of Arms of New South Wales
NSW Coats of Arms Designed by : William Applegate Gullick
Name of Australian State : New South Wales
Abbreviation : NSW
Capital City of NSW : Sydney
NSW Size : 809,444 square kilometers or 312,528 square miles

Coat of Arms of New South Wales

The two supporters of the Coat of Arms of NSW include a golden lion on the left and a golden kangaroo on the right of the shield. The motto of the coat of arms for the state is written in Latin; "Orta recens quam pura nites" which means "Newly risen, how brightly you shine".

The official Blazon or description of the New South Wales Coat of Arms;
"Azure a cross argent voided gules charged in the centre chief point with a lion passant guardant, and on each member with a mullet of eight points or between in the first and fourth quarters a fleece or banded argent and in the second and third quarters a garb also or: And for a crest, on a wreath of the colours a rising sun each ray tagged with a flame of fire proper: And for the supporters, on the dexter side a lion rampant guardant: And on the sinister side a kangaroo both or, together with this motto, “Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites,” (Recently arisen, how brightly you shine).

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