From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Heraldry of the World
Heraldik av världen
Swedish heraldry portal
Svensk Heraldik


Province (Landskap): Dalarna
County (Län): Kopparbergs län
Incorporated into : 1971 Falun

Vika kommunvapen

Official blazon

I blått fält två korslagda slagor, i övre vinkeln åtföljda av en sexuddig stjärna, allt av guld.


The arms were granted on October 6, 1944.

The Star is from the Arms of Markvard Olofsson, who was active in the Area during the later part of the 15th Century, and supported the building of the Parish Church.
His Greatgreatgrandson was Georg Stiernheilm (1598-1672), "Father of the Swedish Poetry", who upon enoblement took the Star in his Arms. The threshers symbolises Gustaf Eriksson (Vasa) and his flight through the Province in 1520. During which in disguish stayed at the Rankhyttan Farm where his threshed in the Barn.

Seal of Vika

The seal from 1643

Follow us on
Facebook.jpg Instagram.png
Please use #heraldryoftheworld
Contact us
Support the site:

Click on the image to see how to support the site !

Literature : Svärdström, 1952