PATENTBUREAU Symbolics Of Prydniprov'ia Zvenyhorodka
From history of heraldry of Ukraine
Modern individual symbolism
State differences of Ukraine
Symbolics of Prydniprov'ia regions
Cherkasy area
Symbolism of Ukrainian the cossacks


The town appeared in the days of Kyiv Rus'. On one of the towers of a gate there was a bell ("dzvin") by means of which people informed about attacks of enemies. That gave the name to the town. In 1648 - 1654 it was a squadron town of Korsun' regiment.

Герб періоду Речі Посполитої


The magdeburg emblem

On the 30th of April 1792 king Stanislav-August gave the Magdeburg Right and an emblem to the town. In a gules field there was a fenced-off top of a mountain with a fighting-man on it. In one of his hands he had a sword and in the other he had a shield with a cross.


Герб російського періоду


The emblem of the Russian period

The emblem of the Russian period was confirmed on the 26th of December 1852. In the upper part of a per fess shield there was Kyivs'ka emblem. In the lower part in an gules field there was an argent wall with embattlements and with three towers. The shield is crowned with an argent mauerkrone with five embattlements.

Проект Кене


B.Kene project

On the 12th of May 1864 B.Kene worked out a project of a new emblem of the town - in a gules field there is an argent embattled, towered wall with gules junctions and slits. In the canton there was an emblem of the Kyivs'ka province. The shield is crowned with an argent mural crown with three embattlements and within two or spikes entwined with the ribbon of the Order of St.Alexander. The emblem was not approved.