|Heraldry of the World |
Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
- (1960) In Silber ein schräglinker blauer Wellenbalken, darüber ein schwebendes schwarzes Andreaskreuz, darunter drei rote heraldische Rosen mit goldenen Butzen und grünen Kelchblättern.
- (1968) In Silber ein schwarzes Andreaskreuz.
The arms were officially granted on October 2, 1968.
The cross is taken from the old arms, see below.
The old arms were granted in 1960.
The wavy bend symbolises the Sieg river, that runs through the municipality. The cross is derived from the arms of the State of Köln, as the western part of the village historically belonged to Köln. The roses are derived from the arms of the Lords of Wildenburg-Hatzfeld, who ruled the eastern part of the village for a long time.
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (stickers, papers, books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.