Which motto appears on the obverse side of the great seal of the united states? – 2017

which motto appears on the obverse side of the great seal of the united states?

Motto E pluribus unum (obverse)
Annuit cœptis and Novus ordo seclorum (reverse)

Two mottos appear: Annuit cœptis signifies that Providence has “approved of (our) undertakings.”Novus ordo seclorum, freely taken from Virgil,is Latin for “a new order of the ages.”

Details
Armiger United States of America
Adopted 1782
Crest A glory Or, breaking through a cloud proper, surrounding an azure field bearing a constellation of thirteen stars argent
Escutcheon Paleways of 13 pieces, argent and gules; a chief, azure
Supporters A bald eagle proper displayed, bearing in its dexter talon an olive branch, in its sinister talon thirteen arrows, and in its beak a scroll bearing the motto

Motto E pluribus unum (obverse)
Annuit cœptis and Novus ordo seclorum (reverse)
Other elements The reverse bears “A pyramid unfinished. In the zenith an eye in a triangle, surrounded by a glory, proper.”
Use On treaties, commissions, and more

The reverse has never been cut (as a seal) but appears, for example, on the back of the one-dollar bill.

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