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 Sámsonháza [¤]
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(Nógrád County)

The settlement’s coat of arms can be described as follows:

Triangular shield erect, party per fess with a bend argent. Chief azure, partitioned into two by a dagger or, its edge borne in the bend argent (symbolising the Kis-Zagyva river), its hilt is shaped S, a reference to the name Samson.

In dexter chief azure a bunch of grapes or, leaved vert. In sinister chief three ears of corn are issuing from an arch, a symbol of the inhabitants’ chief occupation, that is agriculture. All the charges are borne stylised and encouped, contoured sable.

Base gules; two mounds are borne in it, both vert, (referring to the nearby valleys and hills) and topped by a church, argent.

Shield is topped by a crown-shaped tower, or, which is a reference to Samson’s fortress.

Base is enframed by a ribbon encouped and or, with the settlement’s name SÁMSONHÁZA inscribed in it in letters sable.

The combinations of the tinctures in the settlement’s coat of arms – gules-argent-vert and azure-argent-gules – are references to the Hungarian as well as to the Slovak population of the village.