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Thüngersheim Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Thüngersheim, Landkreis Würzburg, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-07-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Thüngersheim municipal banner] 5:2 image by Jörg Majewski, 12 July 2020
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It is a blue-white-green vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 July 2020

Thüngersheim Coat of Arms

Shield Gules, an angel Argent, nimbed Or, holding a sword Argent hilted Or in his right hand and a pair of sales Or in his left hand and standing on a dragon reguardant Vert, on the angel's breast is an inescutcheon Azure, parted by a bend Argent, charged with three annulats Azure.
The angel is St. Michael, recognisable by his attributes sword and scales. The inescutcheon displays the personal arms of Julius Echter of Mespelbrunn, Bishop of Würzburg . These arms also had been on a local flag from 1616. Since 1806 the inescutcheon was omitted. It was restored in 1952.
Source: Stadler 1968, p.76
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 July 2020

The arms were granted in 1581 by the Bishop of Würzburg and confirmed in 1952.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 July 2020

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