Coat of arms of Cadiz

Герб города Кадис

Cadiz (Spanish Cadiz, Lat. Gades), in pre-revolutionary texts Cadiks, - a city in southwestern Spain. Cadiz was founded by the Phoenicians around 1100 BC. e. and claims to be the oldest city in Europe.

According to Greek legend, Gadir (as the Greeks called Cadiz) was founded by Hercules after he completed his tenth labor killing Geryon. That is why the coat of arms depicts Hercules and the inscription in capital letters reads "Hercules - the founder and ruler of Gadir" - "Hercules fundator Gadium dominatorque".


  • Material: Metal
  • Cover: Plastic
  • Length, mm: 115
  • Weight, g.: 16
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