Seal of Haakon V of Norway (reigned 1299 - 1319).
1733 version, from a portal erected in Trondheim during the royal visit in 1733. The axe handle has the curved shape used during from c 1500 until 1844.
Union and royal coat of arms of the Union between Sweden and Norway from 1844 to 1905. The full achievement in the royal flags of Norway and Sweden.
Norwegian coat of arms adopted 1905, design by Eilif Peterssen. The royal family has used this version after the adoption by the government of a new version in 1937.