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City of Beverungen (Germany)

Stadt Beverungen, Kreis Höxter, Northrhine-Westphalia

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Beverungen banner]   image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jun 2010
approved 5 October 1972 See also:


Description of banner:
It is a vertical 4-stripes banner with alternating white and light blue stripes. At the top is a white bannerhead fimbriated light blue with the coat of arms in its centre.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.346
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jun 2010

Coat of Arms

Description of coat of arms:
In a light blue field are three silver(=white) fleur de lis ordered two above one.
According to source a similar coat of arms, which had a mural crown, was granted by the king of Prussia on 12 May 1917. The mural crown was abolished in 1972. The existence of the arms is proved by a book of arms of the archbishopric of Paderborn, dated late 18th century, the lilies ordered one above two. Stadler 1972 proved, that a lily already existed upon a cup used for measuring in 1668. He believed, that these had been taken from Paderborn coins of the 13th century. Furthermore the bishops Meinwerk (+ 1036) and Imad (+ 1076) are said to have used the same pattern with different tinctures.
Source: Veddeler 2003, p.96
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jun 2010

Banner and coat of arms were approved by Regierungspräsident Detmold on 5 October 1972.

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