Coat of arms of Peru
|Coat of arms of Peru|
The Coat of arms (Escudo de armas) as used in the centered on the white band of the National flag.
|Armiger||Republic of Peru|
|Adopted||25 February 1825|
|Crest||Holm oak civic crown|
|Escutcheon||Per fess, the first per pale azure and argent in dexter a vicuña counter-statant proper and in sinister a cinchona tree also proper, the second gules, a cornucopia with coins spilling from it.|
|Supporters||Two National Flags of Peru and two standards on each side.|
|Other elements||When used on the National Flag, the Coat of arms (Escudo de armas) is surrounded by a wreath of palm branch one on the left and a laurel one on the right tied by a red and white ribbon.|
The Coat of arms of Peru is the national symbolic emblem of Peru. Four types are used: the Coat of Arms (Spanish: Escudo de Armas); the National Coat of Arms, or National Shield (Spanish: Escudo Nacional); the Great Seal of the State (Spanish: Gran Sello del Estado); and the Naval Coat of Arms (Spanish: Escudo de la Marina de Guerra).