Lannion

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LANNION

Département : Côtes-d'Armor

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Official blazon

D’azur à l’agneau pascal (la tête contournée) couché d'argent (d’or), tenant en ses pattes antérieures guidon de gueules à la hampe croisetée et pommetée d'or et portant l'inscription «Laus Deo» en lettres capitales d’or.

Motto: War zao atao

Origin/meaning

The arms are canting, showing an Agnus Dei, as the name supposedly was derived from l'agneau (the lamb).

The motto in Breton, means Always Beginning.

Blason de Lannion

The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
Blason de Lannion

The arms on a tobacco card by Laurens
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The arms by Robert Luis (1949)
Blason de Lannion

The arms on a postcard by Kroma


Literature : Louis, 1949; image by Massimo Ghirardi


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