100288 | NORWAY. Edvard Grieg silver Medal.
100288 | NORWAY. Edvard Grieg silver Medal. Dated 1993. Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of the Composer and Pianist (56mm, 91.93 g, 12h). By D. Haremska.
EDVARD GRIEG 1843–1993, bust left / Stylized lines of music over mountain pass; signature below. Edge: 925S «hallmark» 0513.
Cf. Niggl 4408. Choice Mint State. Steel-gray tone, with pleasing matte surfaces. Also includes original box of issue.
The most celebrated person from Bergen (then when the kingdoms of Norway and Sweden were in a personal union), Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) was an extremely important figure in the development of his country's music, along with being recognized as a leading Romantic composer and pianist.
From the Kyle Ponterio Collection of Music Medals.
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