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Coat of arms of Amsterdam

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The coat of arms of Amsterdam is the official coat of arms symbol of the city of Amsterdam. It consists of a red shield and a black pale with three silver Saint Andrew's Crosses, the Imperial Crown of Austria, two golden lions, and the motto of Amsterdam. Several heraldic elements have their basis in the history of Amsterdam. The crosses and the crown can be found as decorations on different locations in the city.

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Coat of arms of Amsterdam
Escutcheon-only version
ArmigerCity of Amsterdam
CrestThe Imperial Crown of Austria, proper
BlazonGules, a pale sable charged with three saltorels argent in pale
SupportersTwo lions rampant proper
CompartmentA stone pedestal proper
MottoHeldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Dutch: "Valiant, Steadfast, Compassionate")