The blazon is topped off by an azure segment comprising the distinctive silhouette of the fleur de lys, the stylised lily which was the symbol of French royalty. As we shall see further down the page, this part of the coat of arms has not always featured!
|Depictions of the city's shield of arms on the walls of Hôpital Saint-André (note the copious amounts of fruit), the Camille Godard monument in the Parc Bordelais, and outside today's city hall, Palais Rohan.|
|This elaborate design, featuring shortened motto, can be seen on the walls of what is now Collège Francisco Goya (rue du Commandant Arnould).|
|The treble-crescent emblem in Eysines (in an embryonic form), on a marker for Saint James' Way pilgrims, on the walls of the Grand Parc Salle des Fêtes and at a crafts fair in Cour Mably.|