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This controversial project combines the shields of the new Coat of Arms of Olsztyn
city, the old Coat of Arms of Allenstein (Coat of Arms in the Nazi-epoche 1933-1945)
and the Coat of Arms of Warmian Region. In my opinion this proposal won't be acceptable.
Jens Pattke, 19 Mar 2008
The Olsztyn County Council rejected the proposed Coat of Arms and flag (reported
by Jens in March 2008) and adopted a new Arms on June 27, 2008 (resolution
# XVI/201/2008) described as follows:
"The heraldic shield is divide horizontally into two fields.
The upper field shows the old Arms of the Warmia's "capitulum" (collegiate chapter): half cross with the left arm and a triply crenelated gate. The gate is of red color, half-lifted grate and the half-cross are gold.
The background is blue.
On the lower, red field there is the white Lamb of God (Agnus Dei) with the gold aureole, turned to the right and holding a golden cross with the white banner charged with the red cross.
From the wound in the lamb's side, the blood is dripping to the gold chalice underneath."
The flag was obviously not adopted as there is no mention of it in the
Chrystian Kretowicz, 25 Mar 2009