Eberstein (Kärnten)

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State : Kärnten
District : Sankt Veit an der Glan

Wappen von Eberstein (Kärnten)/Arms (crest) of Eberstein (Kärnten)
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The arms were officially granted on April 16, 1968.

The small shield is canting, showing a boar (Eber) on a rock (Stein). The background of the shield is derived from the arms of the Lords of Eberstein, known from the 14th century. The arms were later regranted to their successor, Moritz Welzer in 1458. He used a boar as a crest and as a crest is not allowe din Austrian heraldry, the boar was placed in the shield.

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Literature : Deuer, 2006.