The right hand often appears as a metaphor in the bible or as a motif in art so it would make more sense if the pin shows the right hand.

image of the pin image of the symbol

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    Swords are used with right-hand? So hand-of-the-king is for shield? – Oni May 27 at 20:09
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    "To his oldest supporters he gave new honors. Daemon Velaryon, Lord of the Tides, was made master of ships, in command of the royal fleet. Triston Massey, Lord of Stonedance, was named master of laws, Crispian Celtigar master of coin. And Orys Baratheon he proclaimed to be "my shield, my stalwart, my strong right hand." Thus Baratheon is reckoned by the maesters the first King's Hand." – Kepotx May 27 at 20:29
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    In Jewish traditions, the left hand is literally called "The hand of the King"; en.wikisource.org/wiki/Translation:Tales_of_Rabbi_Nachman/… – Valorum May 27 at 20:41
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    The right hand is holding a to-go coffee. – The Photon May 28 at 3:52
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    Hmm... In many cultures, the left hand is considered unclean and used for wiping one's behind... What did Jaime say back in season one, about what the "honour" of being the king's hand really means? "The King shits, and the Hand wipes"? – user568458 May 28 at 10:33

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