Rittersbach

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RITTERSBACH

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.

Origin/meaning

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