Last modified: 2006-06-24 by jarig bakker
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The Pińczów county flag and coat of arms are on this
webpage; adopted 26 Jun 2001.
Jarig Bakker, 16 Oct 2001
Renaissance shield of light blue (it is a color of Świętokrzyskie Vojvodship),
rounded up at the base with the gold horseshoe in the middle. Inside the
horseshoe is a double patriarchal cross and a silver letter "W" at the
right-bottom of the cross. It is a combination of the arms "Debno" (Olesnicki
clan - founders of the city of Pińczów - cross with "W" under its arm)
and arms "Jastrzebiec" (Myszkowski clan - horseshoe with the cross inside).
Double armed patriarchal cross is the coat of arms of the Benedictines of the Holy Cross Mountain and serves as a symbol of Świętokrzyskie Vojvodship. Also it is used in the arms of the counties of that Vojvodship.
The flag of the Pińczów County is a tautological image of the arms.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 16 Oct 2001