Florentine lily


A Florentine emblem such as a fleur-de-lys.
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They adopted the name, "La Marzocco," with the seated lion with the crest of the Florentine lily as their symbol, inspiring the name of the factory and forever linking it to the city of Florence and to the Florentine spirit.
The medallions at the top and bottom enclose symbols of the Florentine Republic such as the Florentine lily, the red cross on a white shield, and a shield with the word libertas; the central medallions show emblems associated with both the Republic and the Medici as well: the Hercules in the center medallion to the right, and the lion in the center medallion to the left (49, my emphasis).