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The coat of arms of Stockholm depicts the head of Swedish king Saint Eric. It was first used in medieval seals.

Coat of arms of Stockholm
Stockholm vapen bra.svg
ArmigerCity of Stockholm



Statue of St. Erik or St. Olaf that has served as a model for the coat of arms of Stockholm

Blue and yellow are the colours of Stockholm due to the use of blue and gold in the coat of arms of the city.

Saint Eric according to legend was king for four years only, but made a great impact and is considered the patron saint of both Sweden and its capital.

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  Media related to Coats of arms of Stockholm at Wikimedia Commons