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Schonungen Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Schonungen, Landkreis Schweinfurt, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Schonungen municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020
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Schonungen Municipality

Schonungen Banner

It is a black-yellow vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is in a white bannerhead.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020

Schonungen Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale, at dexter Gules three piles Argent, at sinister Or on a triplemount Vert a hen Sable armed and combed Gules.
Both parts are representing former rulers. The Franconian rake at dexter is representing the Bishopric of Würzburg (since 1542) and the canting hen and mountain its predecessors, the Counts of Henneberg.
Source: Unterfranken history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 7 May 1979.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2020

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