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Template:Coa blazon

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This representation of a coat of arms may be different from the one used by the armiger (e.g. a municipality or an organisation) in question.

This coat of arms was drawn based on its the blazon, which – being a written description – is free from copyright. Any illustration conforming with the blazon of the arms is considered to be heraldically correct. Thus several different artistic interpretations of the same coat of arms can exist. The design officially used by the armiger is likely protected by copyright, in which case it cannot be used here. Individual representations of a coat of arms, drawn from a blazon, have a copyright belonging to the artist, but are not derivative works. This is in contrast to a representation which is copied from another representation, which is a derivative work. This image, which is believed to be drawn from the blazon by the named author, is, therefore, free of all copyrights except the one belonging to the author. This information template is not a license. A license from the author must be included and also the source, if it is not "own work". Note that the use of coats of arms is often restricted, independent of copyright status. A coat of arms represents its owner. Although it may be freely represented, it cannot be appropriated, or used in such a way as to create a confusion with or a prejudice to its owner.


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This coat of arms was drawn based on its the [[:en:blazon|blazon]], which – being a written description – is free from copyright. Any illustration conforming with the blazon of the arms is considered to be heraldically correct. Thus several different artistic interpretations of the same coat of arms can exist. The design officially used by the armiger is likely protected by copyright, in which case it cannot be used here. Individual representations of a coat of arms, drawn from a blazon, have a copyright belonging to the artist, but are not [[COM:DW|derivative works]]. This is in contrast to a representation which is copied from another representation, which ''is'' a derivative work. This image, which is believed to be drawn from the blazon by the named author, is, therefore, free of all copyrights except the one belonging to the author. This information template is not a license. A license from the author must be included and also the source, if it is not "own work". Note that the use of coats of arms is often restricted, independent of copyright status. A coat of arms represents its owner. Although it may be freely represented, it cannot be appropriated, or used in such a way as to create a confusion with or a prejudice to its owner.
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