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Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry

KONNERSREUTH

State : Bayern
District (Kreis) : Tirschenreuth

Origin/meaning:
The arms were granted in 1468 by Nicolaus, Abbott of the Waldsassesn Abbey, to which the town belonged at the time. The deer, a roebuck or Reh, and trees symbolise the Rehberg forests near the town. The composition as such has not changed during the centuries, but the size, shape and colour of the deer and also the trees has differed widely.

Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.



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