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Region : Sjælland
Amt (until 2007) : Storstrøm (until 1970 Maribo)
Additions : 1970 Majbølle, Radsted, Sakskøbing Landdistrikt Slemminge-Fjelde, Tårs, Vigsnæs, Våbensted-Engestofte
Incorporated into : 2007 Guldborgsund

Arms of Sakskøbing


The arms were officially registered in 1938.

The arms are based on the oldest seal of the city, which is known from 1584. The seal and the arms show two sheep-shearing scissors. The same symbol already appears on a coin dating from 1320. The scissors (sakse) are canting.

Seal of Sakskøbing

Seal from 1351
Arms of Sakskøbing

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album, 1933

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Literature: Achen, 1982; Zeuthen, 2000