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The Veldenz lion is a modified[clarification needed] heraldic emblem. As a charge the heraldic lion in the coat of arms has a stationary appearance. The blazon is "argent lion rampant azure, tongue gules".
The arms of Niederstaufenbach show the black-and-gold colors of the County of Veldenz and the red lion of Pfalz-Zweibrücken. It is a reference to their former overlords. In the arms of Veldenz next to the blue Veldenz Lion are the Wittelsbach lozenges. The lion was an 1835 emblem of the King of Bavaria. The Veldenz lion is also known as the Bavarian lion ". The lion remained in the coat of arms until the end of the First World War. The arms lapsed with the abdication of King Ludwig III during the November revolution.