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|by Rob Raeside
||by Dr. Peter Diem|
adopted 09 August 1954
| (state service flag)|
The colour of the Niederösterreich flag is "Blue Danube" blue and yellow.
Peter Diem, 16 August 2002
by Dr. Peter Diem
Five golden eagles on a blue shield, two over
two over one. The shield is surmounted by a golden mural crown with three
According to Die Symbole Österreichs by Peter
Diem (1995) [die95],
the Lower Austrian state coat of arms is crowned by a three-towered mural crown.
Jan Oskar Engene 11 April 1996
I have read that these arms (azure, five eaglets 2, 2 and 1 or) are also known as Austria Ancient, being the arms of the rulers of the Ostmark before that district became a Habsburg possession (and a separate duchy, named Österreich, within the Holy Roman Empire). It is mentioned on the Swiss pages that the original Habsburg arms were or, a lion rampant gules.
Mike Oettle, 15 March 2002