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Bavaria Wants to Change Its Treasure Law

Bavaria plans to amend its treasure law, automatically making the state the owner of all treasures found, including coin hoards. It is also planned to prohibit the use of metal detectors.

The Origin of the Bavarian Beer Purity Law

A regulation of the Bavarian dukes William IV and his brother Louis X is still quoted frequently today: the “Reinheitsgebot” – the beer purity law of 1516. We tell its story with the help of coins from the Special Collection Bavaria, which will be on sale on 18 March 2020 at Künker.

Gold from German Rivers

In the 18th and 19th centuries many rulers were proud to have their gold coins minted from local precious metal, especially when the gold came from their rivers. A film shows wonderful specimens from Künker’s Spring auction 321 and explains the historical background.
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