Dax

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DAX

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Blason de Dax/Arms (crest) of Dax
Official blazon
French D’azur à la tour donjonnée d'argent, ouverte, ajourée et maçonnée de sable, surmontée d'une fleur de lis d'or et soutenue à senestre d'un lion du même, le tout sur une terrasse d'argent, elle-même sur une rivière ondée du même mouvant de la pointe et chargée des lettres capitales A, C, Q et S de sable.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

This coa is a lion against a fortified tower on water.the water is due to its geographical location at the time Romans settled there and built the first walls of Dax (Aquae Tarbellicae) and made it a very prosperous river harbor. The tower represent the fortified city Dax was, and the lion is the symbol of Aquitaine, the province in which the city is situated.

Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms in Hozier (1696)
Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms in Traversier (1842)
Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms on a postcard by Barré Dayez
Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms on a postcard by Kroma
Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms on a postcard
Blason de Dax/Coat of arms (crest) of {{PAGENAME

The arms on a cover (1910)
Coat of arms (crest) of Dax

The arms in the church of Saint-Vincent-de-Xaintes in Dax

Literature: Louis, 1949


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