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Municipality of Schöppingen (Germany)

Gemeinde Schöppingen, Kreis Borken, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schöppingen banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jun 2010 See also:


Description of banner:
It is a green - white - green vertical triband with ratio 1:2:1. The coat of arms is in the centre of the white stripe.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.510
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jun 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a green shield is a silver (=white) sheep.
According to source the image is traditional and known from seals since 1659. The arms are canting (niederdeutsch: schoap = schöp = Schaf).
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.215
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jun 2010

Probably there was no approval. But in §2(3) of Hauptsatzung of the municipality of Schöppingen, version 11 October 1999, erroneously a flag is mentioned.

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