Schaffhausen

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SCHAFFHAUSEN

Canton : Schaffhausen
Additions : 1947 Buchthalen; 1964 Herblingen; 2009 Hemmenthal

Wappen von Schaffhausen

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms are canting, a ram (male sheep, Schaf is sheep in German) coming from a castle (Haus=house). The arms have been used since the 13th century.

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Medieval seal of Schaffhausen.
Wappen von/Blason de Schaffhausen

Wappen von/Blason de Schaffhausen

Wappen von/Blason de Schaffhausen

Wappen von/Blason de Schaffhausen

Wappen von/Blason de Schaffhausen

Variations of the arms in the Kaffee Hag albums 1914-1960
Wappen von/Blason de Schaffhausen

The arms on a Dutch tobacco card (+/- 1910)


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