What is the meaning of the Mendoza coat of arms?
There are several elements that make up the shield used today, each one has a different meaning for which each province has shields with meanings that characterize them.
The colors are two, sky blue and white. They are the same used in the flag of Argentina and in the national shield.
Blue represents brotherhood, justice, truth and loyalty; while white represents purity, steadfastness, obedience, faith, and integrity.
It comes from Greek mythology and symbolizes glory and success.
They represent equality and freedom.
It means the union of the people.
It reflects the firmness of the province.
They represent abundance and in this case, full of grapes, it reflects the largest crop in the province.
Represents the flag of the Argentine Republic.
Rising sun of may
The sun represents prosperity and each ray represents the subdivisions of the province.
History of the various shields of the province of Mendoza
Coat of Arms Patrias and Epoca de Rosas
National Shield and Shield of the Province of 1864:
Coat of arms of 1941 and Law No. 1450
Gregoric, F (2008) Mendoza Province (Argentina) Extracted from crwflags.com.
History of the shield of the province of Mendoza. Extracted from tyhturismo.com.
Mendoza Province. Extracted from argentour.com.
Malburgh, S (2013) A look into Cornucopia History: The meaning behind the horn of plenty. Extracted from brighthubeducation.com.