Seraing

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SERAING (until 1977 also Seraing-sur-Meuse)

Province : Liège
Additions : 1977 Boncelles, Jemeppe-sur-Meuse, Ougrée

Armoiries de Seraing

Official blazon

  • (1923) D'argent à un sautoir de gueules accompagné de quartre lions de sable.
  • (1978) D'argent au sautoir de gueules cantonné de quartre lions de sable.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on July 21, 1923 and again on April 29, 1978.

The arms are those of knight Thierri Hustin, who was the first to call himself Lord of Seraing in the 12th century. The only historical seal of Seraing, dates from the 18th century and show a tree flanked by the two patron saints of the town, St. Mary and St. Lambert.

Wapen van/Blason de Seraing

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930
Wapen van/Blason de Seraing

The arms on a police badge (source)
Arms of Seraing

The arms on a Dutch Willem II cigar band



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Literature : Servais, 1955