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Civic heraldry of Denmark - Danmarks Kommunevåbener
The arms were officially granted in 1900.
The arms are based on a seal of the city, which is known from 1608. The arms are canting, kors meaning cross.
Seal of Korsør from 1519.
Seal of Korsør from 1608.
The arms as shown in the Kaffe Hag album from the 1930s.
The arms as shown on a cigarette card from 1926
Literature : Achen, 1982; Grandjean, 1937