|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)
Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
In Gold ein schwarzer Abtstab, unten überdeckt mit einem springenden roten Fuchs.
The arms were granted on August 10, 1966.
The arms combine a crosier with the fox from the arms of the Dornheim family. The village was likely founded by the Abbey of Münsterschwarzach, which ruled the village until the 16th century. In the 16th century the village became a possession of the Lords Fuchs von Dornheim. The latter used the canting fox (Fuchs) as their arms. The arms thus refer to both the abbey and the Lords.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
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