Manhole cover in Halle (Saale)

Manhole cover in Halle (Saale), Germany

This manhole cover in Halle (Saale) displays the coat of arms of the city. The city arms of Halle consist of a moon between two stars of different size. The colour of these symbols is red; the ground is silver.

Manhole cover in Mistelbach

Manhole cover in Mistelbach, Austria

The manhole cover of Mistelbach shows a sprig of mistletoe, which is also depicted in the city arms. The term ‘Mistel‘ in the city name is actually the german term for a mistletoe.

Manhole cover in Gotha

Manhole cover in Gotha, Germany

This manhole cover near Friedenstein Castle (Schloss Friedenstein) in Gotha shows the coat of arms of Thuringia. The inscription promotes the foundation “Thüringer Schlösser und Gärten“. This foundation takes care of about thirty castles, monasteries and parks in Thuringia. The main office of the foundation is at Heidecksburg Castle. [German]

Manhole cover in Rottenmann

Manhole cover in Rottenmann, Austria

While watching a classic car ralley in Rottenmann I came across this manhole cover showing the emblem of the city.

Manhole cover in Hanover

Manhole cover in Hannover, Germany

A manhole cover seen in Hannover, Germany. I know the coat of arms of Hannover which is in the center of the emblem but what about the two lions and the helmet? Do you know the meaning of this coat of arms?