National Seal of France


The National Seal of France is symbolic of its strong republican model. This seal features lady Juno ( an ancient Roman goddess) wearing an ancient crown with seven arches. She is shown holding a bound bundle of wooden rods that symbolises collective power. She is surrounded by various iconic paraphernalia like a vase at her feet, painter's tools, burning lamp, cog wheel and Ionic order. The seal also has "RÉPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE, DÉMOCRATIQUE, UNE ET INDIVISIBLE" and "24 FEV.1848 engraved around it. The reverse side states messages like "In the name of French people" and symbols of glory and pernnity displayed by crown of Oak and laurel respectively.

The national seal of France also depicts freedom, equality and brotherhood (the national motto).


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