Shape of the seal, sun and eight rays: illustrates the claim of Batangas to have the biggest major port in Southern Luzon

Upper Portion: symbolizes the city's recognition of the jurisdiction of the government of the Philippine Republic

Left-hand corner: stands for the refinery in the city, which is the source of a greater bulk of its income

right-hand corner: shows the more notable produce of Batangas, namely, citrus, horses and fighting cocks