Harzgerode

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HARZGERODE

State : Sachsen-Anhalt
District (Kreis) : Harz until 2009 Quedlinburg
Additions : 2009 Dankerode, Güntersberge, Königerode, Schielo, Siptenfelde, Straßberg (Harz); 2010 Neudorf (Harz)
Verwaltungsgemeinschaft : until 2009 Unterharz

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 19, 2010.

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

The previous arms were granted on June 5, 2008.

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The arms show a fortified city with three towers, on the middle one a small shield with the arms of Anhalt. The composition of these arms already appeared on the medieval seals of the city, known from 1377 and 1381.

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Emergency money from 1921
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The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925


Literature : Bensing et al; 1984