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Oberdachstetten Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Oberdachstetten, Landkreis Ansbach, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Oberdachstetten Banner

It is a red-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2020

Oberdachstetten Coat of Arms

Shield parted per pale; at dexter Or a demi-eagle Sable, armed and tongued Gules, and couped per pale; at sinister parted per fess, above Gules a glove Argent, beneath Argent a facetted cross patty Sable.
Oberdachstetten, Mitteldachstetten and the dissolved Unterdachstetten had been imperial villages, which is symbolised by the half imperial eagle. The glove is referring to local courts. Their existence has been proven in 1417 and 1539. The cross patty is referring to the Teutonic Order, who had various privileges in the area.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2020

The coat of arms was approved on 11 January 1989.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 July 2020

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