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Official blazon

I blått fält en krönt madonna med gloria och mandorla, bärande på vänster arm barnet med gloria, att av guld, och stående på en månskära av silver


The arms were officially granted on September 20, 1951.

The arms are knwon from a seal of the city from 1649. The arms show a canting St. Mary, which was also seen on the seal of the local abbey from 1525.

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992