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Frosta, Nord-Trøndelag (Norway)

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[Flag of Verran]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2015

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The Flag

Here is flag and coat of arms of Frosta.
Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2015

Coat of Arms

[COA of Verran]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 10 December 2015

Blazon: I grønt et gull liljesepter.In English: Vert a sceptre fleury or.
Approved by the royal resolution of 26 June 1987 after a drawing by Einar H. Skjervold. [c2j88]
The municipal web site at explains  that it is a historical motif, taken from the Frostating's seal.
Frostating was the site of an early Norwegian court, arguably the oldest.
The seal shown at The seal depicts King Magnus Lagabøte on St. John's Day of 1274 sitting on his throne giving the new Frostating Law to a lawman. The king holds in his left hand a fleur de lis topped sceptre - such as shown in the municipal arms.
Also a NRK TV report by the Frosta mayor about meaning of the municipal arms at
Željko Heimer, 12 December 2015