Today, 10th June, is International Heraldry Day. A perfect opportunity to practice the art of blazoning – the description of the coat of arms.
This coat of arms is for the Prince Edward Islands.
Arms: Argent on an island Vert, to the sinister an oak tree fructed, to the deter thereof three oak saplings sprouting all proper, on a chief Gules a lion passant guardant Or.
The arms have two supporters:
Two silver foxes which symbolize the fur industry in the Provinces’s history.
Other items on the shield and crest:
A blue jay is the official avian emblem of the island and has a red oak leaf in its beak which is the islands’ official tree.
The rose, lily, shamrock and thistle symbolise the English, French, Irish and Scottish heritage of early settlers and the lady’s slippers are the floral emblem of Prince Edward Island.
The motto means “the small under the protection of the great”
https://www.heraldry-wiki.com/heraldrywiki/wiki/Prince_Edward_Island : accessed 10 June 2021.