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Coat of arms of the King of Spain
Escudo de armas de Juan Carlos I de España.svg
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Armiger Juan Carlos I
Adopted Used unofficially since November 22, 1975. Adopted January 21, 1977
Crest Spanish Royal Crown
Escutcheon Quarterly: Castile, León, Aragon, and Navarre; enté en point: Granada; inescutcheon Bourbon (Anjou Branch)
Supporters Cross of Burgundy
Orders Order of the Golden Fleece
Other elements Base point, the yoke with ribbons and the sheaf of five arrows.
Earlier versions see below

The blazoning of the Coat of arms of the King appears in Title II, Rule 1, of Spanish Royal Decree 1511 of 21 January 1977, whereby the Rules for Flags, Standards, Guidons, Banners and Badges are adopted. The Royal Decree 1511/77 says:

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Quartered Shield

  • 1st, gules a castle or, triple-embattled and voided gate and windows, with three towers each triple-turreted, of the field, masoned sable and ajoure azure, which is for Castile;
  • 2nd, argent a lion rampant purpure crowned or, langued and armed, of the second, which is for Leon;
  • 3rd, or, four pallets gules, which is for Aragon;
  • 4th, gules a cross, saltire and orle of chains linked together or, a centre point vert, which is for Navarre;

Argent enté en point, with a pomegranate proper seeded gules, supported, sculpted and leafed in two leaves vert, which is for Granada.

Inescutcheon azure bordure gules, three fleurs-de-lys or, which is for Bourbon-Anjou.

Joined to the shield, the red saltire of Burgundy and, to the dexter and sinister of the base point, the yoke gules in its natural position with ribbons, of the field, and the sheaf of five arrows gules with the arrowheads inverted and ribbons, of the field.

All surrounded by the chain of the Golden Fleece and crowned with a crown of the same metal and precious stones, with eight rosettes, five visible, and eight pearls interspersed, closed at the top by eight diadems also adorned with pearls and surmounted by a cross on a globe, which is the royal crown of Spain.

Historical Coats of arms of the Spanish monarch

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