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Obrigheim Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Obrigheim, Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2017-12-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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Obrigheim Banner

It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Dec 2017

Obrigheim Coat of Arms

Shield mantled, above right lozengy of Azure and Argent, above left Sable a lion rampant Or armed and tongued Gules, in base Gules a pall reversed Argent ending at its top in three balls Argent ordered 1:2.
Obrigheim belonged to the Palatine Electorate until 1802, symbolised by lion and lozenges of the Wittelsbach kin. The charge in base is a local symbol. One variant displayed the current pattern with additional tulips. The tulips were omitted in 1913.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

The arms are in use without approval since 1930.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Dec 2017

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