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Tag: Künker

The Hunting Pleasures of the Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt

Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, went down in history as the Hunting Landgrave. With the help of coins that were sold in Künker’s Auction 327, you can learn his story and why he is wronged when derogatorily called simply the Hunting Landgrave.

The French Second Republic and a Coin Contest

When the French people had chased away Citizen King Louis Philippe und founded the Second Republic, they were looking for new coin designs for their new republic. The most talented artists of the time submitted design proposals. Auction house Künker presents in its auction 337 on 25 June 2020 a series of these patterns.

Künker Auction 337: 500 Years of Taler

Exactly 500 years ago, the Czech diet passed an edict determining the technical specifications of a coin, whose name lives on in our taler. A perfect occasion to tell the story of the taler!

Caught Between all Stools: Simon V of Lippe

From 22 to 26 June 2020, the Summer Auction Sales 337-338 take place in Osnabrück. In this article, we will introduce you to one of the pieces from the upcoming auctions: a guldengroschen of 1528, minted on behalf of Simon V of Lippe, who had just become count.

Künker, Osnabrück

Künker is the go-to auction house for collectors who want to sell special collections. This fact is proven by auction 337. The following fields are represented by comprehensive collections: Bavaria, Schleswig-Holstein, Lippe, mining and yield issues as well as Russia.


Künker’s eLive Auction 60 will offer over 2,600 lots. Particularly noteworthy are Roman coins from the collection of a Hanseatic Roman connoisseur, a collection of coins from the house of Habsburg, as well as 600 lot numbers of orders and decorations.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

The Künker Spring Auction Sales took place in the middle of rise of the worldwide corona crisis. The concern was enormous: how would the collectors react? In brief: the mood was positive and participation was high overall. For the more than 6,500 lots, Künker realized over 10 million euros surpassing the estimate for the sales that had been set at around 6.7 million euros.


Künker’s eLive Auction 59 is online and comprises over 1,500 lots ranging from the ancient world to modern times. The sale features ancient coins from the Phoibos collection, an interesting series from Venice, and a small collection of thalers from Saxony.

The Samel Collection. Jewish Coins and Medals

Auction house Künker will be offering the Samel Collection in Auction 334 on 17 March 2020. Its items tell the history of the Jewish people from the Persian conquest of Judaea to our times. The focal point is on the ancient period. This podcast shows you the ancient history until Titus conquered Jerusalem.

Künker’s Spring Auctions 333-336 in Films

From 16 to 20 March 2020 Auction house Künker will be offering numerous special collections and rarities from various fields of numismatic interest. Watch the highlights of Künker’s Spring Auctions 333-336 in these films.