Coat of Arms
The arms show a canting ram. This symbol was already used in the
oldest seal of the city dating from the 14th century. The symbol
never changed during the centuries, although it started to look
more like a big bell than a ram. When the cross was added is not
K.: Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen
Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes.
The above information was
obtained from the International Civic Arms website, http://www.ngw.nl/indexgb.htm.
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