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Samerberg Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Samerberg, Landkreis Rosenheim, Bayern

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[Samerberg municipal banner] 5:2 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021
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Samerberg Banner

It is a green-white-black vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021

Samerberg Coat of Arms

Shield Or an impending horseshoe Sable, issuant from base a triplemount Vert, chief Azure four lozenges Argent in fess.
The lozenges are representing the former municipalities of Grainbach, Steinkirchen, Roßholzen and Törwang, which merged on 1 January 1970 and established Samerberg Municipality. The triplemount is a representation of the name giving Samerberg, a mountain. The horseshoe is representing horse breeding and the transportation (German: Säumergewerbe) of salt, grain and other dry goods by horse.
Source: "Unser Landkreis Rosenheim", 3rd edition, Bamberg 1994, pp. 76,115,117
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021

The arms were approved by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberbayern on 6 November 1978 and the banner on 29 September 1987.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2021

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