"Party per fess Argent an upright branch vert with three tilia leaves and Or two armed gules bear claws outwards sable; above a ornamental pedestal Or, two horses rampant Argent as supporters, in the crest a three towered mural crown gules.”
The arms were granted on November 24, 1927. The lower part shows the bear claws derived from the arms of the Counts of Hoya. to which the city belonged to since 1582. The tilia leaves in the upper represant the three former municipalities Bassum, Freudenberg and Loge who built the new city of Bassum in 1896. The mural crown, symbolises the 13th century Freudenburg castle and the city rights as well and two horses as supporters stand for the belonging to Lower Saxony.