Officially Adopted: July 1, 1981
The state flag of Montana was officially adopted in 1981. On a blue background is the state’s steal, and above is the word “Montana” in all capitals.
The seal shows some of Montana’s beautiful scenery and tells what people were doing in pioneer times. The pick, shovel and plow represent mining and farming. In the background a sun rises over mountains, forests and the Great Falls of the Missouri river. A ribbon contains the state motto “Gold and Silver”.