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Geltwil commune (Aargau canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Geltwil] image by Pascal Gross

Gules a Bath-Tub Or and in chief a Coin of the same bearing a Cross recercelé Sable and Coupeaux Vert.
Željko Heimer, 10 March 2001

The kind of wash-tub on the flag of Geltwil is called in the German blazoning Gelte, but I've not been able to find a good translation for this item but I think that wash-tub is the closest one. The coin on this same flag is called Batzen in German, and, again, no good translation for that word. It appears to represent a small coin. Anyway, this flag is canting twice with both Gelte (the wash-tub) and Geld (money) represented by the coin.
Pascal Gross, 7 March 2001