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Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
NECKAR-ODENWALD KREIS (MOS)
The arms were granted on November 5, 1975.
The arms combine the arms of the two major former rulers in the area; the diamonds of the Wittelsbach family, as Princes of the Pfalz, and the wheel of the State of Mainz.
Literature : Linder and Olzog, 1996