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Aquila/Eagle Standard of a Roman Legion (about.com)
National Flag of Egypt 1958 – 1972 (fotw); National Flag of Egypt (fotw); National Flag of the Yemen (fotw); National Flag of Iraq (fotw)
Please note that the red, white and black (with or without a touch of green) introduced by Egypt in their tricolour of 1958 are included by some sources with the pan Arab Colours as referenced above.
Arab Revolt Flag 1917-1920 (fotw)
State Service Flag and Arms of Salzburg, Austria plus the Flag and Arms of Wallachia c1640 ensigned with an Arch-Ducal Coronet/Hat (fotw)
Arms and Flag of Pleujouse, Switzerland (HotW & fotw); Arms and Flag of Austrheim, Norway (fotw)
Flag and Arms of Sarreguemines, France (fotw & Wikipedia)
UK Blue Ensign (fotw); Government Service Ensign, UK (fotw); Flag of the Department of Trade and Industry, UK (fotw)
Please note that the word appears in a 19th Century German etymological dictionary as the origin of the term erzbanner (that may be translated as chief or imperial banner) but – with the exception of a possible relationship to the term archivexillifer - this is otherwise unsupported by further sources – see ‘archivexillifer’.
Flag and Arms of Velika Ludina, Croatia (fotw)
Please note that Argent is occasionally seen as grey, sometimes as silver leaf or metallic paint, or in an embroidered design, as silver thread
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