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Steinheim on Albuch Municipality (Germany)

Gemeinde Steinheim am Albuch, Landkreis Heidenheim, Baden-Württemberg

Last modified: 2018-03-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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Steinheim on Albuch Municipality

Steinheim Banner

It is a green-white vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted to the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2018

Steinheim Coat of Arms

Shield Argent, in base six billets Sable ordered 1:2:3, on top of the upper billet a beech Vert, flanked by an antler Sable in bend sinister at dexter and a crozier Sable in bend at sinister.
The arms are considered to be canting, displaying billets representing stones (German: Steine), the beech (German: Buche) is representing the Albuch landscape, part of the Swabian Jura. The crozier is representing the incorporated village of Söhnstetten, which had been a dominion of Anhausen Monastery. The antler is taken from the arms of Württemberg.
Source: Landeskundliches Informationssystem Baden-Württemberg

Banner and arms were approved on 16 June 1971 by Minister of Interior of Baden-Württemberg.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2018

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