German Coins & Medals Highlight Künker Auctions

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, As always, German coins and medals make up a large portion of our auctioned pieces. Once again,...

Künker Auction Focus on Coins of Reformation and Protestantism From Opitz...

In an eLive Premium Auction, Künker will be offering the third part of the Opitz Collection. It includes coins and medals relating to the...

Künker Previews Summer Auctions of World Coins

Summer Auctions By Künker By Künker GmbH ......   About 4,000 lots will be offered in Künker’s Summer Auctions: Specialized collections of bracteates, French and Polish coins and...

Alchemical Gold Coin Back in Weimar Germany

By Künker GmbH ......   A celebration took place in March at the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. There, a 1687 gold coin, only one single specimen of...

What’s a Swede Doing in Poland? – Künker World Coin Summer...

By Künker GmbH ......   On June 26, 2019, an extensive collection of Polish rarities will be auctioned at the Künker auction 323. Among them are...

In Memoriam: Dr. Rainer Opitz (1954-2019)

By Künker Auctions GmbH ......   "To achieve the possible, we must attempt the impossible again and again." --Hermann Hesse The German numismatic community has lost a visionary:...

In Memoriam: Gijsbertus Willem de Wit (1926-2018)

By Künker Auctions GmbH ......   On December 1, 2018, Gijsbertus Willem de Wit passed away. He was first and foremost known to numismatists because of...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2018: Episode 3: Japanese Commemorative WW1 Medal, 3...

https://youtu.be/KJwybJReRX0 CoinWeek Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2018! In this episode, we span the globe and review historic coins and medals. Rexford Goldbaum from...

Künker Summer Auctions – The Friedrich Popken Collection

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, There are only very few dynasties whose offspring are still ruling today. The House of Welfs is one of them....

Three Important Collections in Künker’s Summer Auctions

Four catalogues present the material of the Künker summer auctions from June 18-21, 2018. Among others, the auction will entail the Genaert collection with...

When Oxford Was the Capital of England: Gold Triple Unite of...

For a few years during the English Civil War, Oxford acted as royal capitol. This article presents an extremely fine “triple unite” of Charles...

Künker Summer Coin Auction Sales Now Online

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, From June 18-21, we will conduct our Summer Auctions 307-310 at the Steigenberger Hotel Remarque in Osnabrück. Spanning four catalogs,...

Ancient & World Coin Auction Results From Künker Auctions

With more than 3,000 bidders and 400 present in Osnabrück, spring Künkers auctions were a full success. The 6,700 lots rose from a total estimate of 7.3...

Gold Medal of Catherine the Great Commemorates Russian Palace That Never...

An impressive gold medal of Catherine the Great, which will be auctioned off at the Künker Auction 306 on March 23, shows the magnificent...

First Coin Portraits in World History Feature in Upcoming Künker Auction

From March 19-23, 2018 Künker Auction will offer early Graeco-Persian portraits, Aes Grave, mining coins, as well as coins and medals from the Habsburg...

World Coin Auction News – Results from Künker Fall Auctions

In this age of the internet, it is something very special when you have the privilege of welcoming hundreds of collectors and colleagues to...

World Premiere: Active Ancient Coin Pedigree Links from Sixbid and Ex-Numis

Together with Sixbid, Ex-Numis, the expert in finding lost provenances of ancient coins, has developed a new feature that gives the bidder absolute security...

45 Years of Sino-German Friendship: Commemorative Panda Medals Struck

In 2017, the People’s Republic of China and the Federal Republic of Germany celebrate the 45th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic relations....

Commemorative Medals Celebrate Chinese German Friendship and Two Pandas Going to...

The commemorative medals were created by two top-notch designers and feature an official logo A pair of Chinese pandas — “Meng Meng” (梦梦) (a four-year-old...

Künker Auctions: Nearly $2 Million for Second Part Preussag Collection

On 1 November 2016 London Coin Galleries, in cooperation with Künker, sold the second part of the Preussag Collection. Having been estimated at 630,000...

Künker Auctions: 300,000 Euros for Roman Aureus on Defeat of Judaea

In the Künker Fall Auctions week, spectacular results were achieved: 300,000 euros for an aureus of Vespasian featuring defeated Judaea, 42,000 euros for a...

Künker Auctions: The Preussag Collection, Part 2

On 1 November 2016 the second part of the Preussag collection will be auctioned off by London Coin Galleries in cooperation with Künker in...

Künker World Coin Auctions – The Die Cutting Czarina

The medal of Czar Alexander I, honoring him as “savior of the people”, and issued in three metals – gold, silver, bronze – is...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

In Memoriam: Peter Nikolaus Schulten MA, 1936–2016

By Fritz Rudolf Künker - Künker GmbH & Company....   The life of numismatist Peter N. Schulten had many facets. While his father Wolfgang Schulten (1904-1996),...

World Coin Auctions – Type Collection of German Talers, Double Guldens...

In cooperation with Künker, Heidelberg Münzhandlung is auctioning off an almost complete type collection of German talers, double guldens and double talers, minted between...

Top New Ancient and World Coins on MA-Shops – January 29

By CoinWeek....   The coin dealers on MA-Shops.com add a wide variety of new coins to their inventory every day. But some coins just have that...

Künker Presents Coin Auction 272 in New eLive Premium Format

Künker presents a new auction format: eLive Premium By Künker GmbH & Company.... The focus of Künker Auction 272 will be minor denominations and bracteates--that is,...

Künker Auction 271 Now Online

By Künker GmbH & Company....   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Künker Auction 271, taking place now on February 4, 2016 in Berlin, a day prior to...

Some Familiar Faces on MA-Shops.com

By CoinWeek....   Already a notable presence in the European market, MA-Shops--the online marketplace created by German engineer Joachim Schwiening--is poised to grow into a significant...