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Canton : Nidwalden

Coat of arms (crest) of Wolfenschiessen

Official blazon


The arms are canting, showing a wolf with an arrow (to shoot=schiessen). The arms were taken by the municipality around 1850 and are derived from the medieval Lords of Wolfenschiessen.

Seal of Wolfenschiessen

The seal of Johann von Wolfenschiessen, 1327
Seal of Wolfenschiessen

The arms on a stamp from 1980

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