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Greece - Royal Coat of Arms, 1900

Lead. Arms of the Greek line of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg.

Quartered by the cross of the Order of the Danneborg. In the first quarter, the arms of Denmark; the second quarter, the arms of Schleswig; the third quarter, the arms of Sweden, Iceland and the Faroe Islands, and Greenland. In fourth quarter, the arms of the King of the Goths, over the arms of the King of the Wends. On the first inescutcheon, quarterly, Holstein, Stormarn, Dithmarschen and Lauenburg. On the second inescutcheon, Oldenburg impaling Delmenhorst. The whole supported figures of Hercules, holding a club and wearing the invulnerable cloak of the Nemean lion's skin.

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