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Arms of the East India Company

Arms of the United English East India Company 1698 Arms of the United East India Company, granted 1698.

The motto, Auspicio regis et senatus Angliae, means "Under the auspices of the sovereign and senate of England"

There were several grants of arms to the East India Company, during its long and varied life. This, the most commonly represented coat of arms of the EIC, and the one which is used on this website, is the second one the company was granted, which was current from 1698 onwards.