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METLIKA

Arms of Metlika

Origin/meaning

The above arms were adopted on October 12, 2005.

The coat of arms of Metlika are based on the medieval seal of the city, showing a tower with two ravens sitting in its base. The ravens are said to be in vigilance watching against a potential attack of the Turks.

Seal of Metlika

Seal from around the 14th century
Seal of Metlika

Seal from around 1900
Arms of Metlika

The arms by Ströhl (1904)
Arms of Metlika

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1932
Wappen von Metlika

The arms in the Abadie albums

[Literature]] : http://zeljko-heimer-fame.from.hr; Stanič and Jakopič, 2005