Loftahammar

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LOFTAHAMMAR

Province (Landskap): Småland
County (Län): Kalmar län
Incorporated into : 1971 Västervik

Loftahammar kommunvapen
Official blazon
Swedish

I blått fält en stolpvis ställd plattfisk av guld med röda fenor och ovanför denna en krona av guld|-

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 16, 1951.

The flatfish is taken from the oldest seal of the Tjust hundred from 1568, to which the area historically belonged. The crown is a symbol for the name of the parish as Duke Charles parish (Hertig Karls församling).


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Literature : Andersson, 1994; image from Wikipedia (author Lokal Profil)