Coat of arms of Nowy Sącz

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Coat of arms of Nowy Sącz

The coat of arms of Nowy Sącz shows Saint Margaret the Virgin. The arms depicts the legend about her that she was swallowed by Satan—taking the form of a dragon—who was however forced to spit her out due, when the cross she carried irritated the dragon's innards. In Margaret's other hand is an olive branch, a symbol of peace.