Saturday, 25.05.2019

Happy 70th Birthday – In Honor of Fritz Rudolf Künker

Few people have had such a lasting impact on post-war coin trade in Germany like Fritz Rudolf Künker. Starting out as a one-man business, Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG would grow into one of the largest numismatic companies in the world. On 21 June 2019, “K1” is turning 70. Ursula Kampmann is honoring him with the following text.

The ANS offers its congratulations on Fritz Rudolf Künker’s birthday

Ute Wartenberg-Kagan offers her congratulations on the occasion of Fritz Rudolf Künker’s birthday. She acknowledges him as the person that has done most on an international level to restore the tradition of the German scholar-dealer that World War II interrupted.

Crisis and Innovation in the 1920s

The 1920s was a time of unprecedented change. In a new exhibition, the Fitzwilliam Museum tells the story of simultaneous prosperity and artistic innovation as well as political and economic crisis in Europe and America through coins, medals and banknotes.

A long bridge for the benefit of all

On 27 September, 2012, the mayor of Berlin inaugurated the new Rathaus Bridge. It is already the sixth bridge in this historic location. An extremely rare gold medal commemorates the first stone bridge that was erected at the same place. On 27 June, 2019, the item is auctioned off at Künker in Osnabrück.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Rome’s mint ...

DOWNLOADS

MünzenMarkt 27 April 2019

  • Der Taler – eine internationale Karriere
  • Die 1-Dollar-Note
  • Die teuerste Münze der Welt
  • 50 Jahre danach – Mondlandung als numismatisches Ereignis

MünzenWoche Spezial 2/19 München 2019

  • Max Emanuel und die Türkenkriege mit vollständigem Preis-Katalog der zugehörigen Medaillen
  • Ausstellerverzeichnis Numismata
  • Inserenten-Profile
  • Auktions-Highlights
  • Cartoons

PODCASTS

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Paul Whitnah Shares Stories about Famous Coin Collectors

Paul Whitnah has known some of the greatest coin personalities in his lifetime including Eva Adams, Q. David Bowers, Ken Bressett, Mary Brooks and many more. He shares his memories in this interview conducted by David Lisot.

WHO'S WHO

Heidemann, Stefan

Stefan Heidemann is a historian and Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Hamburg. His main areas of research include the Abbasid Caliphate and the coinage and economic history of the entire Islamic world.