Greater arms of Prussia, c1873
(Greater arms of Prussia, ca. 1873) quarterly of 49 1st gu a horse salient arg 2nd arg an eagle sa crowned or beaked and legged or langued gu lower 3rd and 21st or an eagle sa beaked and legged or langued gu lower a moon increscent fesswise arg very much smaller higher 4th or an eagle sa beaked and legged or langued gu lower an escutcheon vert a bend wavy arg very much smaller 5th barry of ten sable and or, over all a crancelin vert 6th arg on 3 torteaux 1 and 2 a plate smaller much higher very much higher 3 plates 1 and 2 very much smaller much smaller 7th per fess gu and arg 8th gu 3 passion nails in pall much smaller much lower arg a cinquefoil arg smaller over all an escutcheon per fess arg and gu lower 9th arg a griffin passant gu beaked armed and membered or 10th or seme of hearts gu much smaller a lion rampant az armed and langued gu lower 11th or 2 lions passant in pale az armed and langued gu 12th gu 2 keys in saltire arg larger much lower a long cross arg in chief larger much lower 13th arg a griffin passant bendy sinister of 5 vert and gu 14th or a lion rampant sa armed and langued gu lower 15th az a lion rampant or langued gu lower 16th gu a carbuncle or over all an escutcheon arg slightly lower 17th arg a lion rampant gu armed langued and crowned az 18th or a griffin passant sa langued gu 19th az a lion rampant barry of 4 gu and arg langued and armed gu crowned or 20th or a bull's head sa (horns arg langued and crowned gu) a saxon crown gu in chief slightly smaller lower 22nd per saltire arg and sa a cross counterchanged a square shaped escutcheon gu smaller a horse head arg much smaller higher 23rd az a lion rampant barry of 4 arg and gu langued and armed gu crowned or 24th per fess embattled az and masoned or and tenne 25th gu an endorse a closet or impaled with arg a cross patonce gu much smaller 26th az a saltire enhanced dancetty gu a chief and a fess enhanced or fimbriated or in upper half a demi lion sa armed langued and crowned gu 27th arg a base arched vert a bull gu lower 28th or a hunting horn paly arched arg and az stringed gu 29th sa a harpy or lower a saxon crown or in chief very much smaller much smaller slightly lower 30th per pale arg and gu 31st arg a crosslet formy fitchy sa 32nd arg a wheel gu 33rd az a fess or 34th gu 2 keys in saltire arg larger lower 35th per fess gu and or 36th gu a cross patonce arg 37th gu 2 scarps arched or 38th or a fess sa 39th arg a cross sa fimbriated arg 40th az billetty or a lion rampant or armed and langued gu lower 41st or a base double arched vert in base a pomme much larger very much larger a cock sa combed beaked jelloped and legged gu smaller much higher 42nd or a fess chequy gu and arg impaled with arg 3 chevronels gu fimbriated gu 43rd or a stag's horn gu in chief 44th or 3 stag's horns in pale gu 45th arg 6 lozenges 3 and 3 gu very much larger 46th chequy gu and arg 47th arg 4 hearts gu 2,1,1 impaled with az an anchor or very much higher 48th az a base double arched vert in base a pomme much larger very much larger a stag trippant or smaller much higher 49th gu an eagle displayed arg beaked and armed sa legged gu drawn in a french shape
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