Bethlehem (Free State)
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Civic heraldry of South Africa
- 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
- 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
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 !
Literature : Scan from first day cover.
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