Monday, 21.09.2020

Tag: Künker

Künker, D-Osnabrück

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: Ruthless Murderess or Role Model?

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.

Künker, D-Osnabrück

Künker’s Summer Auction Sales started with a record! On 22 June 2020, the most expensive taler ever auctioned off was sold for 180,000 euros. And this incredible result “only” made the taler the third most expensive coin of the auction...

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.