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Gochsheim Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Gochsheim, Landkreis Schweinfurt, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gochsheim municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020
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Gochsheim Banner

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

Gochsheim Coat of Arms

Shield Sable, an embattled wall Gules masoned Sable issuant from base, issuant from wall a demi-eagle Argent tongued Gules.
The differentiated imperial eagle is referring to the fact that Gochsheim had been a Free Imperial Village (Reichsdorf) until the 14th century. The wall is referring to its strong fortification. The pattern appeared on local seals since the late 16th century.
Source: Unterfranken history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

The arms were granted in 1568 by Palatine Elector Friedrich III.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

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