ancient coats of arms of Coffey described in Burke's Gen. Armory,1884: Arms: "Vert, a fess of ermine, 3 coons or Irish cups" Crest: "A nude man riding on a dolphin, proper Arms: "Vert" color green "Fess" is the horizontal band across the middle of the escutcheon. "Ermine" represents the fur, of ermine usually blue on white. 3 "Coons" depicted as a goblet Crest: The dolphin bent. When "Proper" with scarlet fins and tonque. "Non Prudentia Sed Victoria" "No forethought, except victory."