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Bischofsgrün Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Bischofsgrün, Landkreis Bayreuth, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-08-15 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Bischofsgrün municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2020
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Bischofsgrün Municipality

Bischofsgrün Banner

It is a white vertical monocolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2020

Bischofsgrün Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, a miner's hammer Sable and a glassblowers pipe Sable with a glass bubble Or in saltire, in chief the torso of a stag rampant Gules.
Hammer and pipe are representing the two most important local business lines. The stag is taken from the arms of the Lords of Hirschheid, local rulers until 1360,when the village was acquired by the Burgraves of Nürnberg, represented by the tinctures black and white.
Source: Haus der bayrischen Geschichte
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 2 July 1971 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2020

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