Coat of arms of Hesse

The coat of arms of the German state of Hesse was introduced in 1949. It is based on the historical coat of arms of the Ludovingian landgraves of Hesse and Thuringia.[1]

Coat of arms of Hesse
Coat of arms of Hesse.svg
ArmigerThe Hesse State Government
BlazonAzure a lion rampant barry of ten argent and gules, armed or
Other elementsleaf crown



  1. ^ "Bedeutung und wappengeschichtliche Herkunft | Informationsportal Hessen". (in German). Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  2. ^ Siebmacher, Johann (1703). Erneuertes und vermehrtes Wappenbuch... Nürnberg: Adolph Johann Helmers. pp. Part I Table 8.

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