Gråsten

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GRÅSTEN

Region : Syddanmark
Amt (until 2007) : Sønderjylland
Additions: 1970 Gråsten-Adsbøl, Kværs, Rinkenæs
Incorporated into: 2007 Sønderborg

Arms (crest) of Gråsten

Origin/meaning

The arms were devised in 1948 and show the Gråsten castle, which has often been a residence for the Danish Kings, symbolised by the crown. The herring is canting (sild) for the Sildekulen, the old name of the Nybøl Nor bay.

Seal of Gråsten

The arms on the old inn (2016)
Arms (crest) of Gråsten

The arms on the former town hall (2016)
Arms (crest) of Gråsten

The arms on the former mayoral chain
(in Sønderborg Castle)

Literature: Achen, 1982; Zeuthen, 2000




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