Colonial Baroque Coat of Arms of the Catholic Kings of Spain

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Believe it or not, there dozen, perhaps hundreds of coat of arms of the Spanish Catholic Kings all over Antigua Guatemala; formerly known as Santiago de Los Caballeros de Guatemala.

For those who don’t know, Antigua Guatemala was the capital for the Capitanía General de Guatemala [The Captaincy General of Guatemala], also known as the Kingdom of Guatemala (Spanish: Reino de Guatemala), which was an administrative division of the Spanish Empire, including the present-day nations of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, and the Mexican state of Chiapas.

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