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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)


State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Kusel
Verbandsgemeinde : Lauterecken


The arms were granted on July 23, 1964.

The lion is taken from the arms of the medieval rulers of the region, the Wildgrafen. The lower half shows a fountain, or well and is a canting element (Brunnen, or Born, is fountain).

Literature : Debus, 1988

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