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Province: Warmia i Mazury
County : Pisz

Coat of arms (crest) of Pisz
Official blazon
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The arms were officially granted in 1645 by King Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia.

The arms of Pisz (formerly known as Johannisburg in Ostpreussen) show the symbol of the local patron saint, St. John Baptist, with his head on a platter. The head is placed on a shield with in the upper half two quarters of the Hohenzollern family arms (the dynasty of the King) and a lower red half.

Emergency money of the city from 1921

Seal of Pisz

Seal from around 1900
Wappen von Pisz/Coat of arms (crest) of Pisz

The arms by Hupp in the Kaffee Hag albums +/- 1925

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Literature : Hupp, 1896; Plenako and Wanag, 1994; Szczechura, 1963