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Official blazon

I blått fält en stående vädur av silver med beväring av guld, bärande på en korsprydd stång av guld ett rött baner med bård och fem flikar av guld|-

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The arms with the Agnus Dei were already used on the seal of the island in 1280. Ever since the lamb has been the symbol for the island and its capital, Visby.

The arms were adopted as provincial arms when Gotland became Swedish in 1645. They are also use by the Region Gotland municipality.

Coat of arms (crest) of Gotland

The oldest seal of the island (in the Gotland Museum)
Coat of arms (crest) of Gotland

The secret seal of the island (1402-1610)
Coat of arms (crest) of Gotland

The seal of the island used in 1561
Coat of arms (crest) of Gotland

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Coat of arms (crest) of Gotland

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Coat of arms (crest) of Gotland

The arms on the former residence of the governor
in Romakloster (2017)

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Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992