Shield: From the Provincial Seal of Tarlac where the town is located.
The Whole Design Inside the Shield: Bat popularly known as "pampaniki" in vernacular. Old folks said that name of the town is derived from this creature.
Sugarcane on the left side: Municipality as sugar central.
Stalks of Rice Grains on the right side: Agriculture, main source of living of majority of the people.
Lighted Torch: Education.
Wheel: Commerce with various businesses in the community.
Three Stars: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao as major group of islands of the Philippines.
1986: Year of new beginning, not only for Paniquenians but also for all Filipinos.