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DELÉMONT / DELSBERG

Canton : Jura

Arms (crest) of Delémont

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms show the basilisk, the symbol of the city and bishops of Basel, as the bishops of Basel owned the local castle and area in medieval times. The base refers to the -Mont/-Berg (mountain) part of the name.

Seal of Delémont

The first seal (used from 1544)
Seal of Delémont

The second seal (used from the 16th century)
Arms of Delémont

The arms in 1918
(Daucourt, 1918)

Variations of the arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960 :

Wappen von/Blason de Delémont

Wappen von/Blason de Delémont

Wappen von/Blason de Delémont

Wappen von/Blason de Delémont


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Literature : Mühlmann, L. : Wappen und Fahnen der Schweiz, Bühler Verlag, Lengnau, 1977 and 1997.