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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were granted on April 26, 1968.
The chief shows four oak leaves, one for each of the former rulers in the area; the Counts of Nassau-Saarbrücken, the Teutonic Order and the Wadgassen and Gräfinthal abbeys. The base shows an old sword, symbolizing the many archaeological finds in the village.
Literature : Debus, 1988