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Delaware State Seal
Great Seal of the State of Delaware
Adopted on January 17, 1777.
Delaware state seal was first adopted on January 17, 1777, and contains the coat of arms. It also bears the inscription around it "Great Seal of the State of Delaware" and the dates 1793, 1847, and 1907.
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A description of the contents of the seal are as follows:
In days when communications were transcribed by hand and tediously undertaken, seals served to authenticate official government documents. In this day of computers and instant communications, seals still serve the same purpose.