Mansfelder Seekreis

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MANSFELDER SEEKREIS

State : Sachsen-Anhalt
Incorporated into : 1950 Eisleben (1952 Eisleben (1994 Mansfelder Land (2007 Mansfeld-Südharz), Hettstedt (1994 Mansfelder Land (2007 Mansfeld-Südharz)))

Wappen von Mansfelder Seekreis

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 24, 1937.

The arms show the arms of Querfurt and the arms of Mansfeld in the first and fourth quarter. The counts of Mansfeld of the Querfurt family used as arms quartered Querfurt and Mansfeld. The second quarter represents the mining industry, which has been of importance in the area for centuries. The fish represents the many lakes and streams in the area.

Wappen von Mansfelder Seekreis

Postal cancellation 1994 (!)


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Literature : Papendieck, H. : Die Wappen der Landkreise und kreisfreien Städte des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt. Landesarchiv Magdeburg, 1996. Sachsena.jpg