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Summary

Description
English: Seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Date Basic design adopted by Governor John Hancock and the Council on December 13, 1780 [1], present design adopted in 1901, rendered by E.H. Garrett
Source Typeface and layout derived from 950 CMR 34.00: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Flags, Arms, and Seal Specifications,

Coat of arms rendered from original artwork by E. H. Garrett, published in-
(1901). "The Coat of Arms and Great Seal of Massachusetts". The New England Magazine XXIII (6): 623-635. Boston: Warren F. Kellogg.

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References

  1. http://www.mass.gov/Aosc/docs/reports_audits/CAFR/2007/page_188.pdf

Original upload log

date/time username size edit summary
00:30, 21 April 2009 User:Svgalbertian 353 KB Made chain ring more visible.
00:16, 21 April 2009 User:Svgalbertian 355 KB Fixed crop issue.
00:14, 21 April 2009 User:Svgalbertian 355 KB Corrections, clean-up.
00:58, 3 March 2008 User:Sagredo 446 KB {{Information |Description=Seal of the State of Massachusetts |Source= derived from http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cismaf/mf1a.htm |Date=March 2008 |Author=Sagredo |Permission= |other_versions= }} == Licensing == {{self|GFDL|cc-by-3.0}}
00:38, 3 March 2008 User:Sagredo 446 KB {{Information |Description=Seal of the State of Massachusetts |Source= derived from http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cismaf/mf1a.htm |Date=March 2008 |Author=Sagredo |Permission= |other_versions= }} == Licensing == {{self|GFDL|cc-by-3.0}}
00:34, 3 March 2008 User:Sagredo 446 KB {{Information |Description=Seal of the State of Massachusetts |Source= derived from http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/cismaf/mf1a.htm |Date=March 2008 |Author=Sagredo |Permission= |other_versions= }}

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current 18:08, 1 June 2017 Thumbnail for version as of 18:08, 1 June 2017448 × 448 (450 KB)SimtropolitanFurther adjustment to letters, fixed some width, spacing issues
22:57, 24 May 2017 Thumbnail for version as of 22:57, 24 May 2017448 × 448 (450 KB)SimtropolitanSharpened and spaced lettering
17:23, 24 May 2017 Thumbnail for version as of 17:23, 24 May 2017478 × 478 (400 KB)SimtropolitanReplaced typeface based on the official regulations by Massachusetts Law, updated floral embellishment at top to better reflect original shape, removed chain links (besides sites, state and private, that have used the previous version given on Wikipedi...
17:55, 10 October 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 17:55, 10 October 2011478 × 478 (473 KB)SimtropolitanThickened sword and fixed belt
23:22, 9 October 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 23:22, 9 October 2011478 × 478 (472 KB)SimtropolitanRe-rendered Native American/American Indian to match the specifications of the original coat of arms by E. H. Garrett adopted by the State Legislature in 1900. Replaced typeface with correctly-spaced serif, sword is based on the Myles Standish blade. Spac
22:39, 25 July 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 22:39, 25 July 2011478 × 478 (385 KB)Fry1989letters in motto, grr
22:09, 25 July 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 22:09, 25 July 2011478 × 478 (385 KB)Fry1989blue
21:54, 25 July 2011 Thumbnail for version as of 21:54, 25 July 2011478 × 478 (383 KB)Fry1989shield
23:08, 18 May 2009 Thumbnail for version as of 23:08, 18 May 2009478 × 478 (375 KB)SvgalbertianFixed flourish at top.
22:38, 17 May 2009 Thumbnail for version as of 22:38, 17 May 2009478 × 478 (372 KB)SvgalbertianFixed transparent Indian.
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