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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
The arms were granted on July 20, 1964.
The lion is taken from the arms of the medieval rulers of the region, the Wildgrafen. The lower half shows the local protected oak tree, the Drescheiche.
Literature : Debus, 1988