IMPORTANT COATS OF ARMS OF KIKINDA

THE SEAL OF THE DISTRICT OF VELIKA KIKINDA used for official purposes of the district, for document stamping etc. Now it is the hallmark of the Historical Archive of Kikinda.

THE DISTRICT COAT OF ARMS, weighing 2000 kg, built in the gable of KURIJA. It depicts a crowned golden lion standing with its tail raised; it holds a saber in its right front paw, and a severed Turkish head in its left, which is a symbol of the the resistance against the Turks.

THE STYLIZED COAT OF ARMS from 1893, when Kikinda became a free town. It depicts a right arm of a warrior who holds an impaled Turkish head on a saber, with a red background and a heart below the arm, a crown and the green winner’s wreath. It is a symbol of the resistance against the Turks.

THE TOWN COAT OF ARMS is the stylized version of the town’s former coat of arms. It depicts a right arm of a warrior who holds an impaled Turkish head on a saber, with a red background and a heart below the arm.

All of this and many more stories and information about the founding and the urban and architectural development of Kikinda,
along with the author’s photos and drawings, can be found in the book


KIKINDA, CENTURIES PASS BY – THE TOWN REMAINS

250 years of urban and architectural development


Many old families had coats of arms. They were usually placed on the gables of their homes in Kikinda.

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