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Arkansas State Seal

Great seal of Arkansas - click to see all state seals
Great seal of Arkansas. All State Seals - National Seal..

The great seal of Arkansas is based on the territorial seal designed by Samuel Calhoun Roane. The seal design was altered in 1836 when Arkansas became a state.

Territorial Seal of 1832 - click to see all state seals
Territorial Seal of 1832. All State Seals - National Seal.

Arkansas Code requires the following elements on any rendering of the state seal:

"An eagle at the bottom, holding a scroll in its beak inscribed REgnat Populus, with a bundle of arrows in one claw and an olive branch in the other; a shield covering the breast of the eagle, engroved with a steamboat at the top, a beehive and plow in the middle, and a sheaf of wheat at the bottom; the Goddess of Liberty at the tip, holding a wreath in her right hand, a pole in the left hand, surmounted by a liberty cap, and surrounded by a circle of stars outside of which is a circle of rays; the figure of an angel on the left, inscribed "Mercy;" and a sword on the right hand, inscribed "Justice" and surrounded with the words "Seal of the State of Arkansas."

Territorial Seal of 1835 - click to see all state seals
Territorial Seal of 1835. All State Seals - National Seal.
Source:
Arkansas state seal (PDF): Arkansas.gov
Links:
All State Seals - National Seal

    

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Arkansas Symbols & Icons:

bird - mammal
flower - tree
insect - butterfly
gem - rock
mineral - soil
fruit - vegetable
beverage - grain

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motto -creed
name - nickname
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dance - language
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