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 Lukácsháza [¤]
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(The County of Vas)

Spade shield erect, party per fess, its base curved to a point. In chief azure a full-faced winged and haloed ox, or.

Base vert is horizontally partitioned with a triple wavy bend, argent.

Lukácsháza, Kiscsömöte mad Nagycsömöte were medieval villages which used to belong to the castle of Kőszeg. Their first mention goes back to as early as the 13th century. A charter of March 3, 1283 by King László IV made a mention of the settlement Csömöte (Chemetey) as the property of baron Csói Mochia and his relations.

According to heraldic and sigillographic sources it was in the 18th century that settlements began to use crested seals. In the group of the above mentioned three settlements Lukácsháza was only known to have been using a seal.

The villages of Kiscsömöte and Nagycsömöte adopted their seals much later, only in the 1850s and 60s. The history of the use of seals in the three villages is well documented and can easily be traced.

On the basis of seals it can be concluded that all the three settlements used agricultural tools as charges on their seals.

A charter from 1412 gives a description of Lukácsháza as follows: 'Uninhabited fields on the bank of river Gingus. It is named Lukácsháza after Luce.'

The main charge of the shield, the winged and haloed golden ox is a symbol, an attribute of St. Luke, the evangelist. The sacrificial beast symbolises the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.

The winged and golden ox is also an emblem of wealth, abundance and growth.

The ox is standing on top of a green shield; a motif, which is a reference to the agricultural past and rural nature of the settlements.

The silver bend symbolises the Gyöngyös Stream, while the three waves signify the original three settlements- Lukácsháza, Kiscsömöte and Nagycsömöte - which are all bound together by the Gyöngyös Stream.