Barberton

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BARBERTON

Province: Mpumalanga (until 1994 Transvaal Province)
Incorporated into : Umjindi

Arms (crest) of Barberton

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms allude to Barberton being a gold-mining town (the oldest in South Africa). The chief depicts a 19th-century gold-crushing mill, and the base displays three Barberton daisies, which are named after the town (they also appear in the Mpumalanga provincial arms).


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Literature : Image scanned from a cigarette card from the 1930s


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