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Künker eLive Auction 77

Künker’s eLive Auction 77 is online. On 5 auction days you can expect more than 4,300 lots with coins and medals from antiquity to modern times as well as orders and decorations from all over the world.

Orders and decorations

On the first two auction days Künker will present 1,042 items with orders, decorations, medal buckles, miniatures and certificates from Germany, Europe and overseas. The online auction will open on Thursday, April 13, 2023 with the 12th part of the Peter Groch Collection with duplicates of Prussia, the Iron Cross, the German Empire from 1871 to 1933, as well as Peter Groch’s second collection German Free Corps and Soldiers’ Associations.


On Friday, orders and decorations from all over the world will follow, including series from Baden, Bavaria, Brunswick, the two Hessian states, the two Mecklenburg states, Prussia and the Iron Cross, Saxony, Saxe-Weimar, Württemberg – including the very extensive document estate of Württemberg General Carl von Stohrer (1850-1920) – as well as the German Reich from 1871 to 1945, the German Free Corps, the Soldiers’ Associations and the Federal Republic of Germany. Among the Europeans, there are series from Belgium and Belgian Congo, France, Great Britain, Italy, Croatia, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Romania, Russia and the Soviet Union, Sweden, Serbia and Yugoslavia, Spain, the Ottoman Empire and the Holy See/Vatican. The final awards are from Japan and Yemen, among others.

Coins and medals from the Middle Ages and modern times as well as numismatic literature

After the weekend, from Monday, April 17, 2023 to Wednesday, April 19, 2023, starting at 1:30 pm each day, Künker will continue with coins from the ancient world, coins and medals from the Middle Ages and modern times, and numismatic literature.

The ancient coins cover a wide range of different areas, from Celtic coins to coins of the Greek world, coins of the Roman Empire to Byzantine coinage and Orientals. Of particular note is a beautiful lot of Roman coins from the Alexandria Mint (lot numbers 2152-2333), which precedes the other coins of the Roman Imperial period. Particularly noteworthy are a collection of Saxon coins with some rarity as well as ornate bracteates from the Romantic period (The Peter Fleige Collection Part 2), a series of Bavarian historical thalers, an interesting collection of Palatine coins, and a small collection of coins from East Frisia, also some rarities.


View all lots from the auction in the online catalogue.

Visit the Künker website for more information.