to heraldry requirements, begins with a board: after all to
each people having the statehood, it was necessary to defend the earth, freedom, independence. The author of the coat of arms — Chikrinev N. D. * — chose the French form of a board: almost a square with a heart-shaped point below. Board of flowers of a flag of RM; in its center on a white strip the guard with the image of an ancient municipal coat of arms of Saransk is placed: in a silver field fox and three arrows vertically from top to down.
The board is framed with cervical hryvnia (ancient ornament ancient мордвы) gold color that symbolizes:
ancient origin of ethnoses of edge;
beauty: nature, cities and villages, spiritual beauty
— prosperity, wealth: national, spiritual, a sack - turny and material.
On hryvnia seven ornaments, the meaning seven cities — administrative, industrial, a sack the turnykh of the centers of the republic are represented. All this is framed by the golden ears of wheat intertwined with a tape of flowers of a flag. The ear in modern heraldry means iconomical power of the state, its prosperity, national unity.
The coat of arms comes to the end with a solar sign. Idea of the coat of arms to live wisely, in friendship and a consent to the multinational people of the Republic of Mordovia, to keep and multiply national traditions, to promote economic prosperity, steadily to develop under the clear peace sun on the fertile earth
Coat of arms