State seals can be baffling. How many can you identify?

State seals are one of the many ways states can represent themselves. But because they're so rarely seen, it's surprisingly tricky to recognize them.

Each seal has clues — from the dates to the mottos to the images used — that hint at the state it represents. We've removed the name from each of these seals — can you identify the state?

If you want to see more state seals, you can explore a full gallery...

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