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City of Percé

Percé, Quebec
Grant of Arms and Supporters
September 19, 1997
Vol. III, p. 194

Arms of the City of Percé

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Blazon

Arms

Azure a cod embowed fesswise between in chief a representation of the Percé Rock and in base a trilobite (Synphoroides biardi) palewise all Or;

Crest

A traditional Gaspé fishing boat Argent rigged Azure issuing from a mural coronet with three battlements Or, masoned Azure;

Supporters

Two gannets proper;

Motto

VAILLANCE ET PERSÉVÉRANCE, meaning "Valour and perseverance";


Symbolism

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