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by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, April 19, 2001.
Badge based on [csm60] and [ban95]
|Flag and coat of arms adopted:||Apr. 14, 1823.|
|Coat of arms revised:||Decree promulgated, published and in effect on
Feb. 5, 1934;
|In use until:||Sept. 15, 1968.|
|Use:||On land:||Civil, state and war flag.|
|At sea:||State, and war ensign.
Naval jack (torrotito de proa) until Sept. 1945.
|Remarks:||This is the fourth and last revision of the 1823 flag and coat of arms.
Diario Oficial de la Federación
Lunes, 5 de febrero de 1934
SECRETARIA DE GOBERNACIÓN
"ABELARDO L. RODRÍGUEZ,
Presidente Constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos
It is adopted as the official design of the National Coat of Arms for their multiple uses, the one carefully auntentified with the signatures of the President of the Republic, of the President of the "Comisión Permanente" of the National Congress, of the President of the Supreme Court of Justice, and those of the citizens Secretaries of State, which is to be sent to the Archivo General de la Nación (General Archive of the Nation), and to the National Museum of Archeology, History and Ethnology. A model for coins and medals, shall be delivered to the Casa de la Moneda (Mint House).
This Coat of Arms, it its respective design shall be the only one to be used on flags, coins, medals, and official correspondence of the whole country, as much as the shield of the Embassies, delegations, and consulates abroad.
All copies did not correspond to the adopted models shall be forbiden according to the present decree.
Quoted and translated by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, July 25, 2001.
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, April 19, 2001
Based on [csm60] and [ban95]
The Coat of Arms was designed by Jorge Enciso [csm60].
(...) It hans an eagle in profile, looking to the right, with high-expanded wings, and the tail down. It is standing over its left claw on a prickly pear grows from a stone, that in turn comes out from the water. With the right claw is grasping a rattlesnake to which bites with its beak as well. A garland, made up by oak and laurel branches united in the lower part by a ribbon, surrounds the achievement. (...) For seals and coins the coat of arms is to be added the text: ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS, written in the upper semicircle. (...) The new Enciso's draft was not designed following just rules of beauty, but he tried to follow a symbolic sense (...)
There were official full-color versions on this Coat of Arms for flags, embassies, and consulates; official black-and-white versions were designed for coins, and seals [ban95].
Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, July 25, 2001
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