Coat of arms of Finland. The coat of arms of Finland is a crowned lion on a red field, the right foreleg replaced with an armoured hand brandishing a sword, trampling on a sabre with the hindpaws. The coat of arms was originally created around the year
The earliest permanent European settlement occurred in 1647 on the island. The century slave trade brought many Africans to the Bahamas. Their descendants constitute 85 percent of the Bahamian population.