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State : Bayern

Wappen von Niederbayern

Official blazon



The arms combine the diamonds of the arms of Bayern, with the panther derived from the arms of the Counts of Ortenburg-Kraiburg. The latter were the most important noble family in the area in the early Middle Ages

The arms of the Kreis Niederbayern, which existed until 1945 were quite similar:

Wappen von Niederbayern

These arms show the blue panther, described as the old arms of the Dukes of Niederbayern.

Literature : Image and information taken from here :; Hupp, O: Kaffee Hag albums, 1920s Bayern.jpg