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Per fess Argent and Gules overall a Chamois Sable stantant on Coupeaux Or.
Željko Heimer, 9 January 2001
The animal on the flag of Gams is a chamois (in German "Gemse"). It is wrong canting flag as the name of the commune comes not from the chamois but from old Romansch Campesias (in Rheto-Romanish "champ [de] beschas", in German "Schafweide") which means "field of sheep".
Pascal Gross, 7 January 2001