Latin Phrases

montis insignia calpe – Badge of the Rock of Gibraltar (motto)

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montis insignia calpe - Badge of the Rock of Gibraltar

montis insignia calpe – Badge of the Rock of Gibraltar

 

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montis insignia calpe
Badge of the Rock of Gibraltar
Motto of Gibraltar (British Overseas Territory)

This coat of arms was given to Gibraltar by Isabella I of Castile.

After the territory was passed back to the Spanish Crown in 1501, the queen issued a Royal Warrant granting Gibraltar the coat of arms and motto montis insignia calpe, which are still in use today, 5 centuries later.

 

 

 

 

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