Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry
State : Nordrhein-Westfalen
District (Kreis) : Borken
Incorporated into : 1974 Reken
The arms were granted in 1965.
The lower part shows part of the church in Reken, with the typical architecture. The holly branch is a symbol for the woods in the area and is also canting for the village of Hülsten (holly = Hüls in the local dialect, hulst in Dutch, Stechpalme in German).
Literature : Stadler, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.