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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
The arms show the lion of the Counts of Berg, holding in his paws a scythe. The city historically was well known for it's metal industry.
Seal from around 1900
Literature : Image from Joachim Beeck, Meerbusch
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