Coat of arms of Ploiești

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Official design of the Coat of arms of Ploiești

The coat of arms of Ploiești consist of a blue shield, loaded with two golden lions, with a red tongue, which sustain a silver, uprooted oak tree. Everything is put on a red scarf with the inscription of M.V.V. initials. The shield is stamped by a mural silver crown made up of seven notched towers.[1]

The meaning of all the elements:

  • the representation, took over from Michael the Brave's seal as ruler of the three Romanian countries, reminds about the fact that he founded the city;
  • the initials M.V.V. represent the abbreviation of the words Mihai Viteazul-Voievod (Romanian: Michael the Brave-Voivode).