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Province : Aust-Agder
Additions : 1971 Fjære, Landvik

Arms (crest) of Grimstad

Official blazon


The arms were adopted in 1899 and are based on a seal known since 1847.The arms show a sailing ship as a symbol for the importance of fisheries to the city.

Arms of Grimstad

The arms by Ströhl in 1905.
Arms (crest) of Grimstad

The arms in the Coffee Hag album +/- 1930
Arms of Grimstad

The arms at the municipal border (image by Jan-Erik Løken)
Arms of Grimstad

The arms on a municipal car (image by Jan-Erik Løken)

Literature : Norwegian Municipal Network; Norske Kommunevåpen, Kommunalforlaget, 1987.