PATENTBUREAU Symbolics Of Prydniprov'ia Izmail
From history of heraldry of Ukraine
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State differences of Ukraine
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It was well-known in the IX - X century. It was part of Kyiv Rus', later belonged to Galyts'ko-Volyns'ke state. Since 1877 it was part of Russia. In 1918 -1940 the town was under the Romanian jurisdiction. Since 1940 it became part of Ukraine.

Герб російського періоду


The emblem of the Russian period

The emblem of the Russian period was confirmed on the 2nd of April 1826. A shield was inclined on the sinister side. In chief of a gules field there was an argent cross, in base of the field a moon. Between the moon and the cross there was a saber with its blade turned down to signify of the Kahul victory. In an argent field in base some water. On the dexter side of it there was a bank and in the sinister side - ship bow with a lowering anchor to signify the opening of the port.

Герб румунського періоду


The emblem of the Romanian period

The emblem of the Romanian period was confirmed in 1930. In a gules field an argent tower with embattlements naissant out of the argent sea. In chief of the tower there was an or quatre-pointed cross over an argent lodged crescent. That was a symbol of an old fortress of Izmail and victorious struggle of the Christians for owing it. The shield is crowned with an argent mural crown with five embattlements.

Герб радянського періоду


The soviet emblem

It was confirmed at 1967. The board per bend by gules and azure. In the first part are or sickle and hammer. In the second part is or silhouette of the generalissimo Suvorov monument - work of sculptor B.Eduards. The arms is placed in or cartouche, having three fortress merlons above and the form of an anchor below.

Monument and merlons personify the heroic past of city. The anchor characterizes specificity of city - seaport. Azure color symbolizes the river Dynai (Danube). The author is F.Konstyantynov. 

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