The East India Company's official seal 

(downloaded March 2001)

"The Armorial Bearings of the Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies Granted by Garter and Clarenceux Kings of Arms in 1600 and as Borne and Used until 1709."

A commemorative "British colonization medal" struck by Charles I in 1670

(downloaded Sept. 2006)

"ENGLAND, Charles I (1625-1649), British Colonization, 1670, Silver Medal, 47mm, by John Roettier, conjoined busts of Charles II and Catherine of Braganza (who brought Bombay in her dowry) right, he cuirassed, her draped, CAROLVS  ET CATHARINA REX ET REGINA, rev., a globe, showing South America, the Eastern Seaboard of North America, Africa, Western Eurasia, India and the Southern Continent (Australia and Antarctica as one landmass), DIFFVSVS IN ORBE BRITANNVS 1670 (The Briton spread over the world)."

*"The East India Company coat of arms, originally hung above the chairman's seat in the Directors Court Room at East India House, Leadenhall Street. Wood, painted and gilded. Production:  c.1730."* (BL)

*"First flag of the United States" (wiki)-- derived from the East India Company's flag*

A token from 1793, showing the East India Company's "bale mark" on the right face

"Britain: Lancashire, Manchester Halfpenny Condor Token, 1793, East India Company. Town arms of Manchester. (Note Griffins and little camel, top). "Manchester Promissory Halfpenny", "1793" in exergue / Bale mark of the East India Company. 'Payable At In. Fieldings Grocer And Tea Dealer'."

The Company's seal, as it had evolved by 1860

Source: ebay, Sept. 2001

"From an 1860 Map of Northern India Including the Presidency Bengal. Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Published by the London Printing and Publishing Co. (John Tallis). Illustrations by A. H. Wray, engraved by J. H. Kernot."

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