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County of Guilford, State of North Carolina


Registration number 20190113B


This certifies that the heraldic arms of The County of Guilford, State of North Carolina are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Azure in fess a lion passant Or armed and languined Gules in chief a gripped Passion Cross with a wellhead Or dexter and sinister in base a buck's head affronty and caboshed Or.
Crest: On a helm mantled Azure doubled Or, an ancient crown Or issuing therefrom a gripped Passion Cross.
Motto: Courage and Faith.

Design rationale

Guilford County, North Carolina's coat of arms was devised by the English Kings of Arms from elements found in the coats of arms of the 1st and 2nd Earls of Guilford [from whom the county was named], Gen. Nathaniel Greene, and Rev. David Caldwell respectively. As the coat of arms of a county, it bears supporters consisting of dexter a mastiff and sinister a buck Or.

Notes

1981 English College of Arms.

Registered by

Gary Edwin Loy

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