Country : Belgium
The arms were officially granted on October 2, 1823 and again on July 21, 1838.
The arms are known since the 16th century. The arms are first seen on a map of Gaillard from 1557.
The arms are a combination of elements of the old seals of the city. The oldest seal is known from 1309 and shows the Imperial eagle with two keys. The contra-seal from the same time shows a lion (of Flanders ?).
The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930
Literature: Servais, 1955
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