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Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
The arms were granted on July 25, 1964.
The blue lion in the upper half is the symbol of the County of Veldenz, to which the village belonged in medieval times. The lower half shows a silver pale, symbolising the Glan river, which separates the villages of Wiesweiler and Berschweiler in the municipality. The lower right half shows a silver stone flower, symbol for the local masonries in Wiesweiler. The lower right half shows a diamond with a cross, symbolising the ancient church site in Berschweiler.
Literature : Debus, 1988