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Künker, D-Osnabrück

On the last day of auction 350 Künker celebrated the firm’s 50th anniversary. On this occasion the auction house presented itself with an outstanding result of 8.3 million euros for 2,195 lots. Here you can find the Top Ten of the auction sale.

When Cologne Almost Became Calvinist

In 1582, the Archbishop of Cologne converted to the Reformed faith. Not for religious reasons but because he wanted to marry his beloved. This triggered a war. In its anniversary auction 350, Künker offers a 2 1/2 taler piece of this bishop.
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Lösers: The Supreme Discipline of Coin Collecting

In Künker’s Summer Sale 350 the second part of the Friedrich Popken Collection will be on offer. The gorgeous Brunswick loesers have a lot to tell about the time of their creation. This film makes the silver coins speak.

Politics, Religion and Divine Retribution: The Failed Ambitions of William II of Orange

In its anniversary auction sale 350, Künker offers a medal by Sebastian Dadler, which deals with the failed ambitions of the Stadtholder of the Netherlands: he would have liked for the Eighty Years’ War to go on for a bit longer.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Two anniversaries at once: 1st July 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Münzenhandlung Fritz Rudolf Künker. Additionally, Künker’s 350th auction will take place. That’s reason enough for a numismatic firework with many rarities!

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Thanks to 2,300 bidders from all over the world, the total of Künker’s last auction sale resulted in almost twice its estimate. One reason for this success were outstanding collections. We present the top five from the Tesmer Collection of Brandenburg-Prussia and the top three from the extraordinary collection of Roman Alexandrian coinage.

The Markstetten Coin Hoard: Witness to a Political Thriller in the High Middle Ages

On 18 June 2017, a coin hoard was discovered near Markstetten. It was probably buried around 1230 and is reminiscent of a dispute over the Regensburg episcopal see. Auction house Künker offers the entire hoard for sale on 25 March 2021.
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Künker Auction 347: Coins from Alexandria: Roman Egypt

In Auction sale 347 on 22 March 2021 auction house Künker will be offering a spectacular collection of Alexandrian coins. In this film you will learn more about this field of collecting. Immerse yourself in the flamboyant world of Egypt under Roman rule.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

What a strong start! The 721 lots of the first Künker auction in the anniversary year realized a total amount of 9.3 million euros! We present the top ten.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

In its auctions 347 to 349, auction house Künker presents once again a wealth of private collections. Particularly remarkable is an important collection of coins from Roman Egypt as well as the first part of a collection of Brandenburg coinage. And that’s just the beginning.
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