National and historical symbols of Hungary

In this section you can find the crests of almost 2400 settlements of Hungary with notes. Find the starting letter of the settlement in the list and click if you want to see it.

The Coat-of-Arms of the Village of Lovas [¤]
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(Veszprém County)

Triangular shield erect, contoured and party per fess argent. In chief azure three ears of corn are borne, all argent and leaning forward. A bunch of grapes, argent is borne next to them, rooted from the same stem and hanging from a backward leaning vine branch. In base vert a vine dressing knife is borne, argent, with its edge turning backward and pointing toward the top of the shield. Behind the knife the charge of a ploughshare is borne, argent, its edge is turning backwards and it is also pointing toward the top of the shield.

The ears of corn as well as the ploughshare recall local agriculture, while the bunch of grapes and the vine dressing knife refer to local viniculture. Both activities represent the hard workwhich was always characteristic of the people of Lovas throughout their settlement’s history. The colour blue of the upper part of the shield is a symbol of the vitalising effect of water in general and it is also a reference to the centuries-old and famous watermills of Lovas. The colour green symbolises the eternal rebirth one can experience in nature, but, more concretely, it also recalls the young shoots of locally grown vinestocks. The metals of gold and silver are reminders of value and the creative work of local inhabitants.