Antique 18th century Bronze Medal Polish King Poland

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Very Rare 18th century Bronze Medal specially created by the city of Nancy, France in 1755 to honored Polish King Stanislaw Leszczynski of Poland. 1677-1766.The inscription on one side reads: STANISLAUS ID. G. RE X POL. MAG. DUX. LIT. LOTH. ET BAR . The other side reads: “UTRIUSQUE IMMORTALITATI” and above “UTRIUSQUE IMMORTALITATI. CIVITAS NANCEIANA MDCCLV”. The piece is signed: “AMSV”. Stanislaw was elected king of Poland in 1704, but was driven out by the Russians and Prussians. In 1735 Stanislaw had to renounce the Polish throne, which was to remain in possession of Augustus III; in return Stanislaw Leszczynski Father-in-law of Louis XIV King of France became duke of Lorraine and Bar, both of which duchies were to revert to France after his death. Diameter: 2 inches (5.2cm). This medal is in very good condition for 250 years old medal

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Reference #:
M64
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
18th century
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Unknown
Condition
god
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