Coat of arms of Hesse

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The coat of arms of the German state of Hesse was introduced in 1949. It is based on the historical coat of arms of the Ludovingian landgraves of Hesse and Thuringia.

Coat of arms of Hesse
Coat of arms of Hesse.svg
Armiger The Hesse State Government
Escutcheon Azure a lion rampant barry of ten argent and gules, armed or
Other elements leaf crown



  1. ^ Siebmacher, Johann (1703). Erneuertes und vermehrtes Wappenbuch... Nürnberg: Adolph Johann Helmers. pp. Part I Table 8. 

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