Bethlehem (Free State)

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BETHLEHEM

Province : Free State (formerly Orange Free State)
District Municipality : Thabo Mofutsanyane
Local Municipality : Dihlabeng

Arms (crest) of Bethlehem (Free State)

Official blazon

(af)

  • Wapen: Kepersgewys verdeel, blou en rooi, 'n goue keper vergesel in die skildhoof van 'n vyfpuntige ster en in die skildvoet van twee golwende versmalde dwarsbalke, alles silwer.
  • Helmteken: Drie goue koringare, blou gestingel en geblaar, rooi gebind. Wrong en dekklede: Goud en blou.
  • Wapenspreuk: CONJUNCTI PROSPERAMUS

(en)

  • Arms: Per chevron, Azure and Gules, a chevron Or between in chief a mullet and in base two bars wavy, Argent.
  • Crest: Three ears of wheat Or, slipped and leaved Azure, bound Gules. Wreath and mantling: Or and Azure.
  • Motto: CONJUNCTI PROSPERAMUS

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on April 28, 1989.

I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !


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Literature : Scan from first day cover.


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