Coat of arms of Helsinki

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Coat of arms of Helsinki

The coat of arms of Helsinki first appeared in a 17th-century seal of the city of Helsinki, capital of Finland.

Helsinki's coat of arms first appeared on a 17th-century seal.[1] The current design was drawn by heraldist A. W. Rancken in 1951.[citation needed] The blazon states: ”On a field azure, boat or on waves argent; crown or above the boat.”


  1. ^ "Coat of arms of Helsinki – Finland – Coats of Arms on". Retrieved 15 October 2017.