Auction house Künker offers in its upcoming eLive Auction 58 precious and useful pieces of numismatic literature. The offer includes two editions of the most important work on the medals of the Sun King.
The catalogue of the Opitz collection has been published. The six-volume work comprises exactly 3,577 pages with more than 6,000 objects, which were collected by Rainer Opitz in about 40 years on the subject of “Reformatio in Nummis”.
The lots of the Künker summer auctions 2019 generated €7.5 million, the estimate was €5.1 million. The hammer prices ranged from €20 to €190,000. We present the top ten and, in addition, a coin that is just as fascinating and that every pupil could have bought with his pocket money.
The cover coin of the Künker catalog for auction 324 is a Venetian off-metal strike in gold weighing 12 zecchini of doge Alvise IV Mocenigo. He was the seventh and last doge of the Mocenigo family. Through the extensive Venice collection, which will be auctioned at Künker in June 2019, we will recount why the Mocenigo family produced so many doges.
Auction house Künker will be offering a collection of French coins in auction 323 on 26 June 2019. This collection gives a perfect overview of French coin history. The first of two films tells the history of French coins from Antiquity to the Middle Ages.
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.
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