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Description: Per pale, I. azure a twig or; II. or three pig's heads
gules with tusks argent, per pale; the shield surmounted by a crown or
of five leaves.
The twig on blue is from the Rijssen arms (and flag), while the pig's heads are from the Holten Coat of Arms with reversed colors.
Jarig Bakker, 19 Oct 2004
Flag: Two equally long vertical stripes of green and red, with in the
center of green a yellow six-pointed star, and on the center of red a yellow
This flag was adopted 27 Dec 1962 by municipal resolution. The colors are derived from the municipal arms. The star is the symbol of the Virgin Mary; the pig's head represents the three pig's heads on the Coat of Arms.
adopted 8 Dec 1951 - a "rijs" is a twig, so the flag is canting.