Blazon: Per saltire Azure and Argent, countercharged with lion rampant dexter Argent and Azure and charged with two smaller thistles Vert and Purpure; mantle of leopard skin, Kingdom of Rwanda. Rwandan baronial coronet Or surmounted by 12 balls of pearl Argent with band of beading Azure and Argent, torse Azure and Argent; pelican in her piety Or. The Motto Finis Coronat Opus (Latin: The End Crowns the Work) to be carried on an escroll beneath the Shield.
Finis Coronat Opus
(Latin: The End Crowns the Work)
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