Your Collection in Best Hands

Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG is among the leading auction and trading houses for coins and medals.

Since 1971, the family business stands for professional expertise, reliability and soundness with best international ties to collectors, traders, auction houses and experts. Besides buying and selling coins and medals, as well as four internationally renowned auctions per year, the trade with gold and investment coins is an important mainstay of the company too.

Our extensive range of coins and medals from antiquity to the present is unique in Europe and a treasure chest for collectors and amateurs. In more than 300 successful auctions, the first being in 1985, our thoroughly designed auction catalogues and the smooth, professional course of our auctions have delighted collectors and traders from all over the world.

In the area of gold trade, we offer our customers additionally a wide range of superb gold and investments coins, and buy large gold values at fair up to date prices.

Künker News


eLive Auction 56

18. - 19. September 2019

Fall Auction Sales 2019

07. - 11. October 2019

eLive Auction 57

03. - 05. December 2019

Our eLive Auction 56 is online

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts,

This time you will find over 1,200 lots, featuring pieces ranging from the ancient world to modern times including special collection of Chinese rarities.

The eLive Auction will take place on:

Wednesday, October 18th, 2019 at 2 pm

  • The special collection of Chinese Rarites

Wednesday, October 18th, 2019 at 6 pm

  • Coins from the Ancient World
  • Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times

Thursday, October 19th, 2019 at 6 pm

  • Coins and Medals from Medieval and Modern Times

Click to study the auction.

Our Fall Auction Sales are online

From October 7-11, 2019, we will be holding our Fall Auction Sales at the Steigenberger Hotel Remarque. Nearly 6,300 lots of a total estimate of around 7 million euros will be presented in four catalogs. The pieces on offer cover the entire spectrum of numismatics, from ancient coins to modern times and there are numerous special collections as well orders and decorations.

Click here to study the auctions.

Results of our eLive Auction 55

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, 

After three exciting days of our eLive Auction 55 we would like to thank the numerous bidders for their interest and active participation.

Many regards from Osnabrück,
Your Künker Team

You may view all results online at or you can download the result list as a PDF file.

Alchemical Gold Coin Back in Weimar

In an official celebration, Ulrich Künker returned an unpublished specimen of the golden so-called “Alchemistentaler” to the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. The coin had been stolen in 1945. The auction house Künker bore all costs incurred in the restitution of the rare piece.

Click here to read the article.