Coat of arms of Kortrijk

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coat of arms of Kortrijk

The Coat of arms of the city of Kortrijk goes back to the family coat of arms of the 12th century viscounts of Kortrijk.

The heraldic description of it goes as follows:
In silver and copper and with a sculpted border of deep red. The shield is topped with a city crown with 5 towers of silver and is guarded by two ‘wildemannen’ in flesh colour, each clothed and crowned with oak leaves in emerald and leaning on a club of natural colour.