The coats of arms emerged in the Middle Ages to recognize the knights on the battlefield and at the tournaments. Nowadays the coats of arms fulfill the task of sustaining tradition that emerged from retaining an old custom.
As a result of unfounded rumors this coat of arms supposed to be the Durben coat of arms.
The description according to ”Burke’s General Armory”:
Shield description: ”Golden ermine on a red transversal joist with three silver stars.”
Helmet adornment: ”A pacing hound with a gold coin glancing over the shoulder, holding a golden spear with nature colored spearhead in his right paw. On top of it a red banner ornated with a silver gauntlet.”