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Armoiries de Challans

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The municipality uses the motto : "In viam prosperitatis et pacis". The boat is a Chaland de Loire, a flat bottomed boat as used on the Loire River, and thus a canting symbol. I have no information on the meaning of the star and tower.

Literature : Froger et Pressensé, 1991.


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