Särkisalo

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SÄRKISALO - FINBY

Region : Varsinais-Suomi
Former province : Länsi-Suomi (until 1997 Turku and Pori)
Incorporated into : 2009 Salo

Särkisalo Kuntavaakuna / Kommunvapen

Official blazon

Vihreässä kentässä kultainen ankkuri, jonka molemmin puolin saatteena hopeinen simpukka.
I grönt fält ett ankare av guld, åtföljt på vardera sidan av en mussla av silver.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on July 17, 1956.

The anchor refers to the coastal location of the village and the importance of shipping. The shells refer to the local chalk quarries, which have been operational since medieval times.

Arms of Särkisalo

The arms on a road sign

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Literature : Pirinen, K. Local coats of arms in Finland (Suomen kunnallisvaakunat), Vantaa, 1982, 216 p.