Arms of Krauchenwies, Germany

Krauchenwies
Granted 1949

Blazon: Per fess argent issuant from a triple mount in base vert a ladder gules and of the last a stag statant or

The ladder (leiter) is a canting allusion to the first lords of Krauchenwies, the Lords of Leiterberg.

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Arms of Herdwangen-Schönach, Germany

Herdwangen-Schoenach

Granted 1974?

Blazon: Argent on a mount vert a castle in ruin gules, in chief on a point dexter sable a bendlet and a molet of six points of the field and in sinister chief a like molet of the fourth

The municipal arms incorporate elements of each of the three former towns that form the present-day Herdwangen-Schönach. The castle is from Großschönach (where it was a depiction of Ramsberg Castle), the molets from Herdwangen, and the bendlet from Oberndorf.

Arms of Inzigkofen, Germany

Inzigkofen

In use since at least 2009

Blazon: Per fess argent a boar’s head erased sable, armed or, langued gules and of the last a stag statant of the third

The name of the town evolved over several centuries from Untzkoven or Ünzkowen to its current spelling. It may be derived from a farm named after someone named “Unzo,” but the ultimate origin is unclear.

Hohentengen

Granted 1682

Blazon: Sable a lion rampant double-queued or bearing between the front paws an escutcheon gules a fess argent (Austria)

The lion is a reference to the arms of the Habsburgs, and the escutcheon is easily recognizable as the arms of Austria. The region was under Austrian control until 1806. It is possible that this grant of arms was part of an ongoing power struggle between the local lords and the counts in Scheer; the grant may have been a show of support for the lords from Emperor Leopold I.