Rio de Moinhos (Arcos de Valdevez)

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Municipality : Arcos de Valdevez
District : Viana do Castelo

Brasão de Rio de Moinhos (Arcos de Valdevez)

Official blazon

Escudo de ouro, torre quadrada de vermelho, aberta e iluminada de prata, lavrada de negro e coberta de azul, entre duas rodas de azenha do mesmo; campanha diminuta ondada de azul e prata de três tiras. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco, com a legenda a negro: “ RIO DE MOINHOS – ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ “.


The arms were officially granted on December 14, 2004.

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

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Literature : image provided by Sergio Horta

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