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State : Thüringen
District (Kreis) : Wartburgkreis (until 1994 Eisenach)
Additions : 19?? Scherbda

Wappen von Creuzburg

Official blazon

(de) In Blau eine dreitürmige silberne Burg mit geschlossenem goldenem Tor, der starke Mittelturm mit einem goldenen Kreuz.


The arms simply show a fortified town (Burg) with a small cross (Kreuz) and thus are canting. The composition already appeared on seals from the 13th century. Creuzburg received city rights in 1213 from Count Hermann I and it is likely that the seal was made in the same year.

Seal of Creuzburg

Seal from around 1900
Seal of Creuzburg

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Creuzburg

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

Literature : Ulle, 1998Thuringe.jpg

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