Trosa

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TROSA

Province (Landskap): Södermanland
County (Län): Södermanlands län
Incorporated into : 1974-1992 Nyköping
Re-established 1992 from former Trosa city and Vagnhärad municipality (1952 Trosa-Vagnhärad (1926 Trosa (parish), Vagnhärad), Västerljung)

Arms of Trosa

Official blazon

I blått fält en roddbåt med två par åror av guld och däröver en bildad måne av silver.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1934.

The arms are based on a 17th century seal of the town. The meaning of the moon is not known, the b oat most likely refers to the herring fisheries.

Liljeblad mentioned in 1878 completely different arms of unknown origin.

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The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
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The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992