Poland, August III (1734-1763), Solidus(C)

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Poland, August III (1734-1763), Solidus(C)

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  • Order Code: MED-POLA-AUGUSTIII-S
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  • Metal: Copper
  • Obverse: Bust of August 3rd
  • Reverse: Crowned arms
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The reign of Augustus witnessed one of the greatest periods of disorder in Polish history. Augustus was uninterested in the affairs of his Polish-Lithuanian dominion, focusing instead on hunting, the opera, and the collection of artwork. He spent less than three years of his thirty-year reign in Poland, where political feuding between the House of Czartoryski and the Potocki paralysed the Sejm (Liberum Veto), fostering internal political anarchy and weakening the Commonwealth.