Wednesday, 22.01.2020

Tag: Künker


On 5 and 6 February 2020, an eLive Premium Auction will take place at Künker’s virtual auction room combining several collections: Lower Saxony, House of Habsburg and Goetz medals. Furthermore, the taler treasure of Betzenstein will be auctioned off.

Why the Middle Ages Were so Warlike

Künker’s Berlin Auction Sale 2020 offers an extremely rare chaise d’or of William III of Jülich struck between 1393 and 1402. It portrays the duke as a wise ruler. In fact, William was anything but that: When he came to power at the age of 13, he turned into somebody we would call a teenage bully nowadays.

Künker, D-Berlin

On the occasion of the World Money Fair, auction house Künker offers outstanding rarities from all over the world. Coins from the German States, the Holy Roman Empire and France are especially well represented. The highlight is the Prof Dr Rudolf Wiechert Collection o. a. featuring rarities from Brandenburg-Prussia.

A Life’s Work of Royal Glory, Immortalized on Metal and Paper

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.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Lots with a total estimate of about 7 million euros were sold for 11 million: That is the result of Künker’s Fall Auction Sales 2019. We present the top five, plus the top five Greek coins and an interesting coin for a small budget.

Künker’s Fall Auction in Films

From 7 to 11 October 2019 Auction house Künker will be offering many special collections and rarities from various fields of numismatic interest. Watch the highlights of Künker’s Fall Auction in these films.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

From 7 to 11 October 2019, four auction sales will be held by auction house Künker in Osnabrück. From ancient to modern times: There is literally something for every collector. Moreover, this October there will be once again an auction with orders and decorations.

A Life’s Work: The Rainer Opitz Collection “Reformatio in Nummis”

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”.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

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.

Venice, the Doges and the House of Mocenigo

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.