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Simrishamn

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SIMRISHAMN

Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län
Additions : 1970 Borrby (1952 Östra Hoby), Brösarp (1952 Andrarum, Eljaröd, Fågeltofta, Ravlunda), Hammenhög (1952 Hannas, Vallby, Östra Herrestad, Östra Ingelstad), Simrishamn (city, 1952 Gladsax, Järrestad, Simris-Nöbbelöv (1946 Nöbbelöv , Simris)), Tommarp (1952 Bolshög, Stiby, Östra Tommarp, Östra Vemmerlöv); 1974 Kivik (1952 Rörum, Södra Mellby, Sankt Olof, Vitaby)

Coat of arms (crest) of Simrishamn

Official blason
Sköld medelst en vågskura delad av guld, vari en röd båt, och blått, vari en fisk av guld med röda fenor|- |English | blazon wanted |}

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1945 to Simrishamn city and registered for the new municipality in 1974.

The arms are based on a seal of the city from the 15th century and indicate the importance of fishing and sailing for the city.

Coat of arms (crest) of Simrishamn

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

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

The arms on the municipal border



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Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992