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Seal of the President
of the United States of America
Seal of the President of the United States.svg
Armiger President of the United States
Adopted Unknown (current definition from 1945)
Crest Behind and above the eagle a radiating glory Or, on which appears an arc of thirteen cloud puffs proper, and a constellation of thirteen mullets argent
Blazon Paleways of thirteen pieces argent and gules, a chief azure
Supporters An American eagle displayed holding in his dexter talon an olive branch and in his sinister a bundle of thirteen arrows all proper, and in his beak a white scroll inscribed E PLURIBUS UNUM sable
Motto E pluribus unum
Other elements The whole surrounded by white stars arranged in the form of an annulet with one point of each star outward on the imaginary radiating center lines, the number of stars conforming to the number of stars in the union of the Flag of the United States
Use On documents from the U.S. President to the U.S. Congress, and as a symbol on presidential vehicles, podiums, and other places

The Seal of the President of the United States is used to mark correspondence from the president of the United States to the U.S. Congress. It is also used as a symbol of the presidency itself. The central design, based on the Great Seal of the United States, is the official coat of arms of the U.S. presidency. It is also appears on the presidential flag.

  • on United States Army Institute of Heraldry

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