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The Flag of Virginia consists of the state seal on a background of blue. The current version of the ] was adopted at the beginning of the American Civil War in 1861.

The Latin motto, "SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS", at the bottom of the state seal means "Thus Always to Tyrants." The woman is "Virtus the genius of the Commonwealth, dressed as an Amazon" (Code of Virginia ? 7.1-26) and represents Virginia. The prostrate man represents tyranny.

The flag of Virginia is the only American flag with nudity.

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