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Schwanfeld Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schwanfeld, Landkreis Schweinfurt, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schwanfeld municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020
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Schwanfeld Municipality

Schwanfeld Banner

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

Schwanfeld Coat of Arms

Shield Azure, on mount Vert in base a swan passant Argent armed Or bearing an inescutcheon Argent, charged with three pellets Sable connected by lines Sable and ordered 2:1, fixed on the swan's neck by a ribbon Gules.
The swan is canting, the inescutcheon displays the personal arms of Capitular Heinrich Hermann Schutzbar, who caused the approval of the municipal arms.
Source: Unterfranken history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

The arms were granted around 1576 by Emperor Rudolf II. The banner were approved and the arms confirmed on 27 April 1962.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 July 2020

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