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Civic heraldry of Denmark - Danmarks Kommunevåbener
Region : Nordjylland
Amt (until 2007) : Nordjylland
Additions : 1970 Ellidshøj-Svenstrup, Ferslev-Dall-Volsted, Gunderup-Nøvling, Hasseris, Horsens-Hammer,Nørholm, Nørre Tranders, Nørresundby (1968 Sundby-Hvorup), Romdrup-Klarup, Sønder Tranders, Sønderholm-Frejlev, Vadum, Vor Frue; 2007 Hals (1970 Ulsted, Vester Hassing-Øster Hassing), Nibe (1970 Bislev, Blære-Ejdrup (partly), Farstrup, Lundby, Sebber, Store Ajstrup, Vokslev), Sejlflod (1970 Gudum-Lillevorde, Mou, Storvorde, Sønder Kongerslev-Nørre Kongerslev-Komdrup)
The arms were registered in 1938.
The arms are based on the old seal of the city, which is known from 1358, but dates from around 1300. What building is shown is not known, the moon and crescent are maybe symbols for the St. Mary. The waves in the base may be canting.
Since 1999 the city uses a logo based on the arms.
Seal from 1379
Seal from 1610
Seal from 1566
Seal from 1583
Seal from 1598
Seal from 1598
Seal from 1650
The arms in the Kaffe Hag album, 1933
The arms on a road sign (2015)
Literature : Achen, 1982; Zeuthen, 2000
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