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Meeder Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Meeder, Landkreis Coburg, Bayern

Last modified: 2020-11-14 by klaus-michael schneider
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Meeder Municipality

Meeder Banner

It is a white-green-yellow vertical tricolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Nov 2020

Meeder Coat of Arms

Shield Vert a church Argent, chief barry of four of Sable and Or a crancelin Vert.
The church ist he local parish church, dedicated to St. Lawrence, which had been already displayed on a local seal print from 1762. Meeder had been seat of a parish since the High Medieval. The chief displays a differentiation of the arms of Sachsen (Saxony), as Meeder historically belonged to Duchy of Sachsen-Coburg. The tinctures white and green are those of (Sachsen-)Coburg.
Source: Walter Schneier: "Das Coburger Land", Coburg 1983, pp.85-90
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Nov 2020

Banner and arms were approved on 8 February 1986 by district governor (Regierungspräsident) of Oberfranken.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Nov 2020

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