Deutsche Wappen (Gemeindewappen/Kreiswappen)
German Civic Heraldry
State : Rheinland-Pfalz
District (Kreis) : Altenkirchen
Additions : 1970 Hommelsberg, Steineberg
The arms were granted in 1989.
The arms show a pair of scales, symbol of justice. Historically there was a court on the Malberg hill. The point is a canting element, -berg meaning mountain. The wheel is a symbol for the mining in the area.
Literature : Information taken from www.vggebhardshain.de/ortsgem