State : Sachsen-Anhalt
District (Kreis) : Harz (until 2007 Wernigerode)
Additions : 2009 Wernigerode

Wappen von Schierke/Arms (crest) of Schierke
Official blazon
German In Gold ein schwarzer Hirsch-Schädel mit Geweih im Visier.
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The arms were officially granted on May 5, 1939.

The arms show a deer skull and antler. These refer to the many deer in the area and the then important hunting. The deer was the King of the Forest and Schierke was seen as the King of Harz mountains.

Postal cancellation


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