Eppstein (Frankenthal)

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State : Rheinland-Pfalz
Urban district (Stadtkreis) : Frankenthal
Incorporated into : 1969 Frankenthal

Wappen von Eppstein (Frankenthal)
Official blazon

In Gold der heilige Petrus wachsend, in blauem Mantel, mit goldenem Nimbus, in der Rechten ein mit dem Bart nach oben gekehrter silberner Schlüssel in der Linken ein rotes Buch mit goldenen Beschlägen.

English (Frankenthal) No blazon/translation known. Please click here to send your (heraldic !) blazon or translation


The arms were granted on June 27, 1841.

The arms are based on the oldest known seal of the village, known since 1609. The horseshoe, which may symbolize the local tradition of horse breeding, is a common village symbol in the Pfalz region. The colours are those of the Pfalz.

Siegel von Eppstein (Frankenthal)

The municipal stamp shown in 1892

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Literature : Debus, 1988.