Donau-Ries

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DONAU-RIES (DON)

State : Bayern
Additions : 1972 Donauwörth, Nördlingen

Wappen von Donau-Ries

Official blazon

Geteilt; oben in Gold ein wachsender, rot bewehrter, schwarzer Adler; unten gespalten, vorne in Rot ein goldenes Andreaskreuz, hinten die bayerischen Rauten.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 27, 1977.

The arms show in the lower part the cross taken from the arms of Nördlingen and the arms of Bayern, taken from the arms of Donauwörth. The imperial eagle is added and symbolises the original Imperial cities of Donauwörth and Nördlingen, who both uses an eagle in their arms.

Wappen von Donau-Ries

Postal cancellation 1987

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Literature : Lindner and Olzog, 1996.