Great Seal of the
STATE OF TEXAS
The design of the obverse (front) of the Great Seal of the
State of Texas consists of "a star of five points, encircled by olive and
live oak branches, and the words 'The State of Texas'."
The design for the reverse side of the Great Seal of Texas
"shall consist of a shield, the lower half of which is divided into two parts;
on the shield's lower left is a depiction of the cannon of the Battle of
Gonzales; on the shield's lower right is a depiction of Vince's Bridge; on
the upper half of the shield is a depiction of the Alamo; the shield is circled
by live oak and olive branches, and the unfurled flags of the Kingdom of France,
the Kingdom of Spain, the United Mexican States, the Republic of Texas, the
Confederate States of America, and the United States of America; above the
shield is emblazoned the motto "REMEMBER THE ALAMO", and beneath the shield
are the words, "TEXAS ONE AND INDIVISIBLE"; over the entire shield, centered between
the flags, is a white five-pointed star."