Tortona

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TORTONA

Region: Piemonte
Province : Alessandria

Stemma di Tortona
Official blazon
Italian Di rosso al un leone d’argento linguato ed armato, tenente con le zampe anteriori una rosa fogliata e fiorita d’argento. Sormontato da una corona marchionale.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 28, 1935.

The arms date from medieval times and show a lion holding a rose. The lion most likely is a symbol of force, the rose of grace.

Arms of Tortona

The arms in a 16th century manuscript
Stemma di Tortona/Arms (crest) of Tortona

The arms on a postcard +/- 1905
Stemma di Tortona

The arms in the Brioschi albums 1930s

Literature: Image from http://www.araldicacivica.it


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