Coat of arms of Saxony-Anhalt

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Coat of arms of Saxony-Anhalt.

This article is about the coat of arms of the German state of Saxony-Anhalt.

History[edit]

Saxony-Anhalt's coat of arms represents its historical origins. The land area was formed out of a former Prussian province Sachsen and the German Free State Anhalt. The upper part of the coat of arms represents the Prussian Province of Saxony with its green crancelin while the lower half shows the bear of the Free State of Anhalt.

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Prussian Saxony Anhalt Saxony-Anhalt 1947–1952
Wappen preussische Provinz Sachsen.svg Wappen Freistaat Anhalt.png Saxony-Anhalt (Coat-of-Arms 1947-1952).gif

Blazon[edit]

Parted per fess, the first barry of ten Or and sable, a crown of rue throughout bendways vert, the second argent, a gated wall gules masoned sable, on the top thereof a bear passant of the last, and over all a sinister canton argent charged with an eagle displayed sable armed Or langued gules.

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