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Holle Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Holle, Landkreis Hildesheim, Lower Saxony

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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Current Flag

It is a green-red-green horizontal triband with centred arms.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Aug 2017

Coat of Arms

Shield Argent with base Vert, issuant from base an oak tree Sable with four leaves Vert and five acorns Or, superimposed by a disc Gules, charged with four bezants and three plates.
The oak is reminding on the medieval local court, held by the Counts of Wohldenberg, first mentioned in 1186. The disc is a so called disc brooch (German: Scheibenfibel) from times of the Merovingian dynasty around 600. It had been found during excavations in 1936. It has a diameter of 5cm and is made of copper, adorned by four red discs made of glass and three white discs made of nacre.
Source: German WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Aug 2017

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