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Kleine Viehstraße 4

Sankt Nikolaus

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra


Coesfeld /  Sankt Nikolaus   Coesfeld /  Sankt Nikolaus


Stone statue on the façade, showing Saint-Nicholas in a kind of basket with three children.

Saint Nicholas Legends

Saint Nicholas is depicted as a bishop, wearing the insignia of this dignity: a red bishop's cloak, a red miter and a bishop's crozier. Attributes often refer to two of the most famous legends:


Location (N 51°56'46" - E 7°10'3")

Item Code: denw097; Photograph: 15 August 2009
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