Seal of New York City – Wikipedia

The seal of New York City is the city’s official corporate insignia. According to the city’s Administrative Code, it is used to identify documents or publications issued under the authority of the city or its departments.It is also engraved into property owned by the city, used to identify officers of the city, and featured on the city’s flag.. New York City has had a seal since 1654, when the …

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