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Diagonally divided by a red-white bar, on the upper yellow field a black bear head, on the lower blue
field a yellow boat with two oars.
The bear and his colours are a reminiscence of the Bissegg area's relations to the Abbey of Saint Gall.
The boat is a reminiscence of the former ferry across the Thur river in Amlikon, the colours blue and yellow of the ancient Lords of Griesenberg and the colours red and white of the Abbey of Reichenau.
Amlikon-Bissegg was formed in 1995 of the communes Amlikon, Bissegg, Griesenberg and Strohwilen (see below).
In blue a yellow boat with two oars, vertically in front of the boat.
Meaning and colours see above.
In yellow a blue zigzag bar accompanied by four (2,2) black bear heads.
The meaning of the colours see above. The zigzag bar refers to the lords of Ulm, the four bear heads stand for the settlements Bissegg, Holzhüsern, Hünikon and Junkholz, all of which were related to the monastery of St. Gallen.
In blue and yellow four chevrons.
Adoption of the emblem of the Barons of Griesenberg.
In white and red four chevrons.
Adoption of the emblem of the Barons of Griesenberg, but in the colours of the Reichenau Abbey.