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Eisenberg Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Eisenberg, Landkreis Ostallgäu, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-09-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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Eisenberg Municipality

Eisenberg Banner

It is a red-yellow-blue vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Sep 2020

Eisenberg Coat of Arms

Shield parted per fess, above Argent a sword Gules hilted Or in bend sinister under a lance Gules with finial Or and pennant Gules parted by a cross Or, beneath Azure three bezants ordered 2:1.
The lower half is that one of the family arms of the Lords of Freyberg, who gained the village as an Austrian fiefdom in 1382. Since 1470 there existed a branch line of Freyberg-Eisenberg. Sword and lance are attributes of St. Morris, the local patron saint.
Source: Aegidius Kolb and Ewald Kohler (editors): "Ostallgäu, Einst und Jetzt", Marktoberdorf 1984, pp.1073-1077
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Sep 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 21 April 1970 by Minister of Interior of Bayern.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Sep 2020

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