The Coat of Arms of Trinidad and Tobago was designed by a committee formed in 1962 to select the symbols that would represent the people of Trinidad and Tobago. The committee includes famous artist Carlyle Chang and designer George Bailey afternoon.
The Coat of Arms with the accompanying motifs which represent indigenous features of Trinidad and Tobago were selected and formally agreed to be used as the Coat of Arms of Trinidad and Tobago in 1962 in a design approved by the College of Arms.
The birds represented on the coat of arms of Trinidad and Tobago are the Scarlet Ibis, the Cocrico (native to Tobago) and the hummingbird. The three ships represent the Trinity, and the three ships of Columbus. The three peaks were the main reasons for the early British colonial seals and flag Trinidad Plate. They commemorated both Columbus' decision to name Trinidad after the Blessed Trinity and the three peaks of the southern mountains, called "Three Sisters" on the horizon. The coconut palm fruit dates back to the majors of British Colonial Tobago in the days when the island was a separate administrative unit.
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Weapons: Chevron wholesale silver sable and gules a chief chevrenel reinforced between two hummingbirds respectant gold and base three ships of the time of Christopher also gold the sails set proper Columbus.
Crest: Upon a wreath of silver and gold gules in front of a palm tree right wheel of a boat.
Supporters: After a chamber representing two islands rising from the sea, on the right a Scarlet Ibis and on the sinister side a Cocrico, both proper and with wings elevated and addorsed.