Coat of arms of Guatemala
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- A wreath of olive branches, the symbol for victory;
- The Resplendent Quetzal, a bird that symbolizes liberty;
- A scroll on which is written LIBERTAD 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 1821 (15 September 1821 is the date of Central America's independence from Spain);
- Two crossed Remington rifles with bayonets indicating Guatemala's willingness to defend itself by force if need be;
- Two crossed swords, representing honour.