Arms of Beuron, Germany


Granted 1974?

Blazon: Per bend sinister wavy azure and or, in chief a ram’s head caboshed argent, armed of the second, in base a lowercase letter B terminating in a cross of the first

The arms are a combination of two of the former municipalities’ arms. The lowercase B with a cross and the colors of the field are from Beuron, and the ram’s head is from Hausen im Tal.


Arms of Membrilla, Spain


Granted 2005

Blazon: Azure a castle triple-towered or, windowed sable, in chief a script M argent, all within a bordure of the last charged with four crosses of Santiago gules

The script M is a common symbol of the Virgin Mary, who is a patron saint of the town under the title Virgin of the Hawthorn.

Arms of Luciana, Spain


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.)

Arms of Almuradiel, Spain


In use since at least 2008

Blazon: Per fess I per pale i argent a cross of Calatrava gules and ii or the Roman numeral III within a stylized letter C azure; II of the last an anchor of the first

The anchor may be a reference to travel via the river Despeñaperros. The second quarter may refer to Carlos III, who incorporated the settlement into the Spanish crown in 1780.

Arms of Zimmern ob Rottweil, Germany

Zimmern ob Rottweil

In use since at least 1989

Blazon: Argent issuant from a base a pine tree vert surmounted by a letter Z sable

The pine tree likely comes from the arms of the former municipality Stetten ob Rottweil, which was incorporated into Zimmern ob Rottweil in 1973. The other municipalities, Horgern and Flözlingen, bore arms featuring (respectively) a pine branch and a stag trippant on a triple mount.

Arms of Böheimkirchen, Austria


Granted 1952

Blazon: Per pale azure a church on a mount in base proper, in chief the letter Y or, and argent a wolf rampant gules

Both the wolf and the letter Y derive from the municipal arms of nearby regions. The red wolf, also known as the “Passau wolf,” has been used by the diocese of Passau since at least 1259. The Y is an abbreviation of “Yppolytus,” or St. Hippolytus of Rome, after whom the diocese of St. Pölten was named. The church is probably a depiction of the local church of St. James. The current building dates back to the 14th century, but mentions of a church on the same site date back to 985.