Arms of Almansa, Spain

Almansa

In use since at least 1991

Blazon: Per pale azure a castle triple-towered or windowed gules on a base couped of stones proper, in chief two hands winged fingers to the interior argent, each bearing a sword point to the chief or and gules an obelisk argent between six flags addorsed 3 and 3, the chief and base or and the center of the second, in chief a lion rampant crowned and bearing a sword of the third

 

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Arms of Padrón, Spain

In use since at least 2010

Blazon: Azure on the sea in base barry wavy argent and the field, a lymphad proper tethered to a stone of the second* carrying the body of St. James and his disciples Atanasius and Theodore, all proper; in chief a molet of eight points or between two escallops of the second; in the fess point a cross of Santiago gules

*This is a representation of an actual stone of approximately this relative size and shape, called the Pedron. Legend has it that the boat carrying St. James’ body was moored to this stone while the saint’s body was brought ashore, as depicted in the arms. The escallop, or cockleshell, was his symbol. The cross of Santiago is the symbol of his (rumored) resting place.