File:DEU Essen COA.svg

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Summary

Artist
Coat of arms
Deutsch: der kreisfreien Stadt Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen
English: the city of Essen
Français : de la ville d’Essen
Blazon
Deutsch: „Unter goldener (gelber) schwarz schattierter Fürstenkrone besetzt mit silbernen (weißen) Perlen, grünen und roten Edelsteinen und roter Innenseite, zwei zugelehnte Schilde; rechts in Gold (Gelb) ein rotbewehrter und -bekrönter schwarz schattierter blauer Doppeladler; links in Blau ein schräglinkes goldenes (gelbes) Schwert.“
English: “Below a shadowed sable crown Or charged with pearls Argent and precious stones vert and gules and inside gules; two shields (ahead sinister and rear dexter); ahead Or, an armed, langued and crowned gules and shadowed sable double-headed eagle azure and rear, azure a sinster sword Or.”
Blazon reference
Tincture
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Description
Deutsch: Im vorderen Schild ist der Reichsadler ohne Zepter und Reichsapfel zu sehen; er symbolisiert die frührere Reichsunmittelbarkeit der Stadt. Im hinteren Schild steht das Richtschwert für die Stadtheiligen Cosmas und Damian, die mit diesem Zeremonialschwert hingerichtet worden sein sollen. Die Fürstenkrone bezieht sich auf das frühere Fürstentum Essen.
English: The arms were officially granted in 1887. The arms of Essen are unique, as they show two shields under a single crown. The eagle symbolises, that Essen was an imperial City. The sword stands for the patron saints Cosmas and Damian, who were executed by a sword. The crown is a symbol for the former principalty of Essen.
Date
Deutsch: Verliehen
English: Granted in
Source Ein ganz besonderes Stadtwappen
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SVG development
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This coat of arms was created with Inkscape by Jürgen Krause.
Object location51° 27′ 23.76″ N, 7° 00′ 49″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

Licensing

Public domain
This file depicts the coat of arms of a German Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts (corporation governed by public law). According to § 5 Abs. 1 of the German Copyright law, official works like coats of arms are in the public domain. Note: The usage of coats of arms is governed by legal restrictions, independent of the copyright status of the depiction shown here.
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current18:15, 16 December 2015Thumbnail for version as of 18:15, 16 December 2015776 × 717 (43 KB)Jürgen KrauseEditing SVG source code using User:Rillke/SVGedit.js; upload handled by User:Rillke/MwJSBot.js

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