|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)|
|Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen|
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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