Henrik Wergeland 17 Mai medal 1977
Country of origin: Norge,
Metal: Silver 975/1000.
Numbers Give copies: 394
Diameter: 45 mm.
Weight: 56 grams each.
Artist: Kari Rolfsen.
Characterized by: AB Sporrong.
Henrik Arnold Thaulow Wergeland (17 June 1808 – 12 July 1845)
was a Norwegian writer, most celebrated for his poetry,
but also a prolific playwright, polemicist, historian, and linguist.
He is often described as a leading pioneer in the development
of a distinctly Norwegian literary heritage and of modern Norwegian cultur