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File:Coat of arms of Cameroon.svg


Description Current (1986) version of the coat of arms of Cameroon, a modified version of the original design adopted 1960...
Date circa 1960
English: From Brands of the
Author Unknown, vectorisation by Connormah (?)
( Reusing this file)
Public domain This work was first published on the Cameroon and is now in the public domain because its copyright protection has expired by virtue of the Law No. 2000/011 of December 19, 2000 on Copyright and Neighbouring Rights. The work meets one of the following criteria:
  • It is an anonymous work or pseudonymous work and 50 years have passed since the date of its publication (or creation, whatever date is the latest)
  • It is a collective, audiovisual or a work of applied art, and 50 years have passed since the date of its publication (or creation, whatever date is the latest)
  • It is a posthumous work and 50 years have passed since the date of its publication
  • It is another kind of work, and 50 years have passed since the year of death of the author (or last-surviving author)
  • It is one of "laws, court judgments and other official instruments, as well as their official translations, coats of arms, decorations, currency marks and other official insignia"
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