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by Thanh-Tam Le, 12 Febuary 2000
Here is an image from
pueblos-de-puertorico.com site (defunct) . Moca is in Aguadilla
district, northwest Puerto Rico
Jarig Bakker, 2 Febuary 2000
Moca, which is almost identical to Rincón
, is the one with eleven stars.
Blas Delgado , 6 Febuary 2000
Moca - The purple color represents the Moca tree flower. The
eleven stars stands for the eleven 'barrios' and the central star
stands for the urban zone.
Blas Delgado, 16 April 2001
Designed by the mocano painter Augusto Hernández at the
request of the Bicentennial Pro Commemoration Society of Moca.
The Pro Bicentennial Society approved the design on the 10th of
February of 1972. The Municipal Assembly adopted the flag
officially the 19th of February of 1972, and on June 22nd -Day of
the Bicentennial- the flag was presented to the town with the
Coat of Arms based on the original and prepared in wood by the
mocano painter Valentín Pérez. It has oblong form. Divided in a
silver-plated field and blue sky united by a purple rhombus
(diamond shape), the color of the Moca flower. The rhombus has
within religious symbolisms. The rhombus is surrounded, in its
inferior part, by two branches of the Moca tree; in its superior
part, an arc of eleven silver-plated five-point stars and
simbolizing the eleven wards when Moca was founded. Moca
Municipality si symbolized by gold five-point star. Within the
rhombus is a gold monogram (of the Virgin Mary) topped by a
Christian crown of the same metal. A silver-lined crown in form
of a three-tower castle crowns the shield. On the frontal portion
of the crown, carved in gold, the word Moca. The stones of the
castle are lined in blue. The doors and windows are purple.
Nelson Román, 12 July 2004
by Blas Delgado
According to Blas Delgado image, the stars are not
rotated. I do not know whether they should be rotated stars .
Thanh-Tam Le , 17 Febuary 2000
by Nelson Román, 12 July 2004