The Imperial Coat of Arms of Cygnia, or the Imperial Arms for short, is the official coat of arms of the United Cygnian States, as well as of the Queen of the Cygnians, currently Queen Elizabeth. These arms are used by the monarch in her official capacity as Sovereign of the Union. 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 Carolina; in the second, the anchor of East Georgia; in the third, the Maltese cross and crown of New Zealand; in the fourth, the horse of West Georgia; in the fifth, the piping shrike of Avon; and in the sixth, a lion for Tasmania. The crest is a statant guardant lion wearing the St Edward's Crown — representing Cygnia's British heritage — 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 House of Hanover, Suscipire et Finire (Support and Finish), which has descended to the present royal 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 Or, a Swan naiant to the Sinister Sable; the second Azure an Anchor Argent; the third of the first a Maltese Cross of the fourth, surmounted by a Crown of St. Edward; the fourth of the third Gules, a Horse rampant to the Sinister Argent; the fifth, on a Perch wreathed Vert and Gules an Australian Piping Shrike displayed also proper; the last of the first, a Lion passant of the second, the whole within a Bordure Ermine; for a Crest, upon the Royal helm the Imperial Crown Proper, thereon a Lion statant gardant Or imperially crowned Proper; Mantling Or and Ermine; and for Supporters dexter a Kangaroo, sinister an Emu, both proper. Motto "Suscipire et Finire" and the Golden Wattle in the compartment below the shield.