Rathsweiler

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RATHSWEILER

State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Kusel
Verbandsgemeinde : Verbandsgemeinde Altenglan

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Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 14, 1978.

The letters A and V stand for Amt Vlmet (Ulmet), the historical area the municipality belonged to. The miner's tools symbolise the former mercury mining in the area. The crescent is taken from a document from 1748, where the local council signed with a crescent as a symbol.


Literature : Debus, 1988