The Grand Coat of Arms of arms of the Capital City of Warsaw depicts the figure of a woman with the tail of a fish, turned to the right, with a raised sword in her right hand and a round shield in the other, on a red field. The body and the fish tail, golden hair, golden sword and shield are naturally coloured. There is a royal crown above the escutcheon. Below the escutcheon are two laurel branches with the 5th Class Silver Cross of the Virtuti Militari Order. The scroll falling from below the crown bears the city’s motto: semper invicta (always invincible).
The Grand Coat of Arms of the Capital City of Warsaw is used during special ceremonial occasions, holidays or other events referring to the heroism and bravery of the inhabitants of the Capital City of Warsaw, and can only be used by official bodies of the Capital City of Warsaw.