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Schweizer Wappen
Armorial de Suisse


Canton : Vaud

Armoiries de Cossonay

Official blazon

Parti d'azur et d'argent.


The actual origin of the arms is not known. In 1697, François Charrière de Mex, an officer in foreign service whose brother was lord of Cossonay from 1673 to 1717, offered the local Council a stamp of silver with these arms. The arms have been used since.

Wappen von/Blason de Cossonay

Variations of the arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960
Wappen von/Blason de Cossonay

Wappen von/Blason de Cossonay

The arms on a Dutch tobacco card (+/- 1910)

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