Vermont coat of arms; Vermont State House, Montpelier, Vermont. Photo by Marc Tomik/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/Share Alike).
Official State Coat of Arms of Vermont
Vermont's coat of arms is featured on the state flag, and includes the state motto: "Freedom and Unity." Vermont's state seal also features elements from the center design of the coat of arms. All Coats of Arms
The Coat of Arms, Crest, Motto and Badge of the State shall be and are described as follows:
(1) Coat of Arms. Green, a landscape occupying half of the shield; on the right and left, in the background, high mountains, blue; the sky, yellow. From near the base and reaching nearly to the top of the shield, arises a pine tree of the natural color and between three erect sheaves, yellow, placed diagonally on the right side and a red cow standing on the left side of the field.
(2) Motto and Badge. On a scroll beneath the shield, the motto: Vermont; Freedom and Unity. The Vermonter's badge: two pine branches of natural color, crossed between the shield and scroll.
(3) Crest. A buck's head, of natural color, placed on a scroll, blue and yellow.