Amsterdam city coat of arms melamine plate
Smart melamine plate with a design of Amsterdam city coat of arms, made specially for and is based on the original plate from the Rijksmuseum collection.
The Amsterdam coat of arms, the three crosses are in white, atop a red shield with a black pale. St. Andrew was a fisherman who was martyred on an X-shaped cross in the 1st century AD, which is relevant to Amsterdam as the city’s symbol dates back to 1505 when it was a fishing town and all ships registered in Amsterdam flew this flag.
Amsterdam was founded at the Amstel, that was dammed to control flooding; the city's name derives from the Amstel dam. Originating as a small fishing village Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century
Please note that the plates are not dishwasher safe.