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Imperial coat of arms of Cygnia
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Versions
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The "People's Arms", the version used by the Federal Government
Details
Armiger Theodore V in Right of the Empire
Adopted 1871
Crest A golden lion, royally crowned and standing on a royal crown; gold and ermine mantling
Escutcheon Quarterly of six: 1 Peel, 2 Pilbara, 3 Kimberley, 4 Campbell, 5 the Capes, 6 Gascoyne
Supporters A red kangaroo and an emu
Compartment Golden wattle
Motto Semper Eadem (Latin)
"Ever the same"
Orders Order of the Garter
Use On all Acts of Congress; the cover of all Cygnian passports; various government departments; adapted for the reverse of the 50-pence coin (2008)

The Imperial Coat of Arms of Cygnia, or the Imperial Arms for short, is the official coat of arms of the Emperor of the Cygnians, currently Theodore V. These arms are used by the Emperor in his official capacity as Sovereign of the Empire. Variants of the Imperial Arms are used by other members of the Cygnian royal family, and by the Cygnian federal government in connection with the administration and government of the country.

In the coat of arms, the shield is a quarterly by six, depicting in the first quarter the black swan of Peel; in the second, the Imperial Crown and Southern Cross of Pilbara; in the third, the Maltese cross and crown of Kimberley; in the fourth, the piping shrike of Campbell; in the fifth, a lighthouse for the Capes; and in the sixth, a lion for Gascoyne. The crest is a statant guardant lion wearing the St Edward's Crown, himself on another representation of that crown. The dexter supporter is a red kangaroo; the sinister, an emu. Below the shield and supporters is the motto of the British House of Stuart, Semper Eadem (Ever the Same), which has descended to the present imeprial family as well as the Garter circlet which surrounds the shield, inscribed with the Order's motto, Honi soit qui mal y pense (Shame on he who thinks evil). All are set before a branch of golden wattle. The official blazon of the Imperial Arms is:

Quarterly of six, the first quarter Argent, swimming on a base barry wavy Azure a Swan sable beaked gules; the second Azure five Mullets, one of eight, two of seven, one of six and one of five points of the first (representing the Constellation of the Southern Cross) ensigned with a Crown of St. Edward proper; the third of the first a Maltese Cross of the fourth, surmounted by a like Crown of St. Edward; the fourth of the third, on a Perch wreathed Vert and Gules an Australasian Piping Shrike displayed also proper; the fifth Azure a Lighthouse Argent; the last of the first, a Lion passant of the second, the whole within a Bordure Ermine; for the Crest on a Wreath Or and Azure A Six-pointed Star Or, and for Supporters dexter a Kangaroo, sinister an Emu, both proper. Motto "Semper Eadem" and the Golden Wattle in the compartment below the shield.