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State : Baden-Württemberg
District (Kreis) : Neckar-Odenwald Kreis (until 1973 Mosbach)
Incorporated into: 1975 Elztal

Wappen von Rittersbach

Official blazon

(de) In Rot auf silbernem Pferd mit schwarzem Sattel- und Zaumzeug St. Georg in goldener Rüstung, rechtshin reitend und einen goldenen Drachen tötend.


The arms were officially granted on August 2, 1957.

The arms shows the local patron saint, Saint George, killing a dragon. He is shown as a canting knight (Ritter). The village already used the saint in its seals since the 19th century.

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Literature : John et al., 1990