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.
Images on coins convey messages that sometimes seem incomprehensible today. If you want to decipher them, you have to speak the language of images: iconography. Learn it in our video crash course with examples from Künker’s Auction Sale 346!
With a record-breaking total result of more than 14 million euros, Künker’s Fall Auction Sales have almost doubled their estimate of 7.4 million euros. We present the five most expensive lots of the auction week as well as the surprise of the sale: a lot with an original estimate of only 500 euros.
On 2 and 3 November 2020, auction house Künker in Osnabrück will auction off the library of coin dealer Alain Poinsignon. Just like every great library, it contains books that were previously owned by other numismatists and coin collectors. Bookplates tell this story. And we tell some stories about the bookplates.
Künker’s auction 342 on 2 and 3 November 2020 will be a literature-only auction. The research library of French coin dealer Alain Poinsignon will be on offer. It contains important numismatic reference works that were published between the 19th and 21st centuries and cover a broad spectrum of subjects from antiquity to present times.
Want to invest in gold coins? Here’s your golden opportunity! An extensive batch of gold coins from the 19th and 20th centuries will be auctioned at Künker this fall. There will also be numerous special collections, featuring Carolingian coins and coins from Münster and Hesse, just to name a few.
Agrippina was the sister, wife and mother of an emperor and was held in high regard by the Roman people. Despite this, there are few women in the history of the Roman Empire with as terrible a reputation as hers. But is that reputation justified? We investigate with the help of coins from the Künker Auction 341.