Erding

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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)

ERDING

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Erding
Additions : 1978 Altenerding, Langengeisling

Wappen von Erding

Official blazon

(de) In Silber eine schräg gestellte blaue Pflugschar.

Origin/meaning

The plough-iron as a symbol for the city already appears on the oldest known seals, which date from the late 13th century. Ever since the iron appears on the seals of the city, and in the arms shown in decorations, books and other sources. The colours are known since 1523 and have not changed since.

The meaning may be that it is a canting element, derived from a tool to work the soil (soil is Erde in German).

After the merger the arms were confirmed on August 4, 1978.

Wappen von Erding

Seal of Erding from the 14th century
Wappen von Erding

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

The arms on the city hall


Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971; http://www.ed-wappen.de

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