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Coat of Arms- Saint Augustine, Florida

Coat of Arms- Saint Augustine, Florida Banners & Pennants
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Stock #: 409816
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: H. J. Usina
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The above heraldic emblem is a copy of the ancient coat of arms carved over a doorway at Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Fla. The same heraldic device was on Columbus' banner when he landed in the new world. It comprises the arms of Castile (castle) and Leon (lion rampant), two kingdoms made one by the marriage of Ferdinand and Isabella. Around the outside is the grand cordon of the Golden Fleece, a chain of alternate steels and flints, striking fire, with the Fleece suspended beneath

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