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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry

GROSSENEHRICH

State : Thüringen
District (Kreis) : Kyffhäuserkreis
Additions : 19?? Bliederstedt, Feldengel, Großenehrich, Holzengel, Kirchengel, Niederspier, Otterstedt, Rohnstedt, Wenigenehrich, Westerengel

Wappen von Grossenehrich

Origin/meaning:
The arms are based on the oldest known seal of the town, dating from 1562. The arms show the local patron saint, St. John Baptist, and a small shield with the arms of the Counts of Schwarzburg, who ruled the town from medieval times until 1918.

Wappen von Grossenehrich
Seal of the city from around 1900
Wappen von Grossenehrich
The arms as shown in the 1920s by Hupp.

Literature : Ulle, 1997



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