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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
The arms were adopted in July 1901.
The oldest seal of Königheim was already mentioned in the 15th century, but only a 19th century seal remained. The seal already showed the pot. The pot also appeared on the oldest known use of the arms on a stone decoration dating from 1499.
The pot (Kanne) is canting, the name was pronounced as 'Kennichen'. Also on a stone relief on the city hall dating from 1707 the arms are used.
As no colours were known, it was decided in 1901 to use the colours of Baden.
Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.