Blazon: Per fess or a torteau charged with a cross paté of the field and gules a hurt fimbriated and charged with a dexter hand erect argent
The arms show both sides of the Heller, a German coin minted in the city beginning in the 13th century. The coin eventually gave its name to other units of currency in the Austro-Hungarian empire and the Czech Republic.
From The Curiosities of Heraldry by M. A. Lower. Further coats of arms from the family of Fitz-Dering in Kent. 1. William de Perington Miles, quarterly or and gules, a plate2. Wimond Fitz-Wimond, argent a fess azure between six torteaux3. Ricus … Continue reading →