Seal of Georgia

Georgia State Seal

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Great Seal of State of Georgia

Great Seal; State of Georgia.  Photo by Tamera Clark/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).

Seal of Georgia

The state seal of Georgia was adopted by the State Constitution in 1798. The obverse (main face) features the state coat of arms (which also appears on Georgia's state flag).

The three pillars are symbols of the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government. The man standing with drawn sword defends the Constitution and its principles of Wisdom, Justice and Moderation (Georgia's state motto). 1776 is of course the year the United States declared independence.

The reverse of the state seal displays a scene of Agriculture and Commerce; a ship with cotton and tobacco, and a man plowing.

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Images

Seal of Georgia engraving;  photo by Tom Magliery on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Seal of Georgia Engraving

Flag of Georgia (image provided by Georgia.gov).

Flag of Georgia