Coat of arms and common seal of the Burgh of Musselburgh

burgh arms

Registered on 2 October 1771 (Lyon Register, i, 468)

"Azure, three anchors in pale, one in chief and two in the flanks, Or, accompanied with as many mussels, two in the dexter and sinister chief points and the third in base, Proper."

But on the common seal the anchors and mussels are switched:

burgh seal

See also the Arms of Musselburgh and Inveresk Community Council.