Arms of Luciana, Spain

Luciana

Granted 1986

Blazon: Per fess I per pale or the letters Y and F crowned sable and argent a cross of Calatrava gules and II azure a bridge of three arches argent over water in base barry wavy of the last and the field

The Y and F stand for Isabella of Castile and Fernando of Aragon, whom the blazon claims were the “true founders” of the town. (In the fifteenth century, the letters Y and I were often used interchangeably.)

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Arms of El Robledo, Spain

El Robledo

Granted 1985?

Blazon: Per pall reversed I or an oak leaf in pale vert, II argent in chief a cross of Calatrava gules, in base an eagle displayed sable, III azure over water in base barry argent and the field a bridge of three arches proper

The first written record of the town dates from 1214, using the name “Robredum de Migael Diaz.”

Arms of Breitenstein, Austria

Breitenstein

Granted 1992

Blazon: Vert per bendlet wavy sinister argent, in chief a bridge of two levels, the chief of four arches and the base of two, and in base a ruin or

The ruins in the sinister base are those of Klamm Castle, dating from about 1220. The castle was apparently founded by a pair of robber baron brothers who were later overthrown by Matthias Corvinus in 1487. The bridge belongs to the Semmering Railway, which was constructed between 1848 and 1854.