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English: Seal of the United States Census Bureau. The blazon is defined here as:

On a shield an open book beneath which is a lamp of knowledge emitting rays above in base two crossed quills. Around the whole a wreath of single leaves, surrounded by an outer band bearing between two stars the words "U.S. Department of Commerce" in the upper portion and "Bureau of the Census" in the lower portion, the lettering concentric with an inner beaded rim and an outer dentilated rim.

Date 2002
Source Own work based on: Census Bureau seal.jpg and several government documents.
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Seal of the United States Census Bureau

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9 February 2008


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current21:48, 24 February 2008Thumbnail for version as of 21:48, 24 February 2008720 × 720 (233 KB)ClindbergSeveral fixes to outer rim -- fixed spelling mistake by using vector inscription from, changed outer and inner rims to more match available bitmap versions, and fix some layering mistakes.
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