From Heraldry of the World
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Civic heraldry of Luxembourg
The arms were granted on July 21, 1969.
The arms are identical to the arms of Raoul of Sterpenich, who was Lord of Bascharage in the 13th century as a vassal of count Henry V of Luxembourg.
Literature : Loutsch, J-C. et al.; Armorial communal du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Fisch, Luxembourg, 1989, 331 p.