Wheel of Mainz

  • version until 1992
    version from 1992 - 2008
    version from 2008

    the wheel of mainz or mainzer rad, in german, was the coat of arms of the archbishopric of mainz and thus also of the electorate of mainz (kurmainz), in rhineland-palatinate, germany. it consists of a silver wheel with six spokes on a red background. the wheel can also be found in stonemasons' carvings (e.g. landmarks) and similar objects. currently, the city of mainz uses a double wheel connected by a silver cross.

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version until 1992
version from 1992 - 2008
version from 2008

The Wheel of Mainz or Mainzer Rad, in German, was the coat of arms of the Archbishopric of Mainz and thus also of the Electorate of Mainz (Kurmainz), in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It consists of a silver wheel with six spokes on a red background. The wheel can also be found in stonemasons' carvings (e.g. landmarks) and similar objects. Currently, the City of Mainz uses a double wheel connected by a silver cross.