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Zell is a village in the canton of Zürich, Switzerland. This municipality has a coat of arms consisting of a green shield with a dextral snail in silver. According to [1], this design of this coat of arms was first seen in 1845 on a wind light of the fire department. Since 1930 it is the official coat of arms of the municipality.

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Although not completely naturalistically drawn, this could have been modelled after Helix pomatia (L., 1758).

On the official website of the municipality also a more stylised version is found [2].

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Notes:
[1] http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zell_ZH.
[2] http://www.zell.ch/de/.

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