Coat of arms of Guyana
|Coat of arms of Guyana|
|Introduced||February 25, 1966|
|Heraldic shield||Water lily hoatzin|
|Motto (motto)||One People, One Nation, One Destiny ( Eng. , "One People, One Nation, One Fate")|
The central motif of the coat of arms is the coat of arms shield in the middle, on which three blue wavy lines are shown in the middle in silver , which symbolize the three main rivers of Guyana. Above those three waves is a water lily , underneath a hoatzin .
The shield is held by two jaguars as a shield holder . The one on the right is holding a hoe , the one on the left is holding a sugar cane . This symbolizes the two main agricultural branches of the country. A golden helmet with jewels set on both sides and blue and white helmet covers rests on the shield . A feather ornament is in the helmet bead of the same color. This symbolizes the Indio -Bevölkerung, the jewels on the side of the helmet, the mining industry of the nation. The helmet itself represents the close connection to the United Kingdom .