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Antiguan Symbols

  • Animal: European Fallow Deer
  • Bird: Frigate
  • Coat of Arms:

    Antigua and Barbuda coat of arms

  • Coat of Arms: At the top of the Coat of Arms is a pineapple, a fruit for which the islands are famous. Supporting the shield are a pair of deer.

    The design on the shield shows the sun, rising from a blue and white sea. The sun represents a new beginning, and the black background represents the African origins of many of the nation's citizens. At the bottom of the shield, in front of the sea, sits a sugar mill.

    At the bottom is a scroll containing the national motto: "Each endeavouring, all achieving".
  • Flag of Antigua and Barbuda
  • Flower: Dagger Log Flower
  • Food Dish: Pepperpot
  • Fruit: Antiguan Black Pineapple
  • Marine Animal: Hawksbill turtle
  • Motto: "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
  • Stone: Petrified wood
  • Tree: Whitewood
  • Weed: Widdy Widdy

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