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


Summer Auction Sale 2019

24. - 27. June 2019

eLive Auction 55

16. - 18. July 2019

eLive Auction 56

17. - 19. September 2019

Fall Auction Sales 2019

07. - 11. October 2019

eLive Auction 57

03. - 05. December 2019

Our Summer Auction Sales are online

From June 24 - 27, 2019, we will be holding our Summer Auction Sales at the Steigenberger Hotel Remarque. More than 4,000 lots of a total estimate of around 5 million euros will be presented in three catalogs.

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On June 3 and 4, 2019, we will also be holding an eLive Premium Auction offering 1,000 coins and medals focused on Reformation and Protestantism from the Dr. Rainer Opitz Collection.

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The results of our eLive Auction 54

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, 

After two exciting days of our eLive Auction 54 we would like to thank the numerous bidders for their interest and active participation.  

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

Unsold lots: All unsold lots can be acquired at the original estimate (100%) up to one week after the auction (plus buyer`s premium).

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In an official celebration, Ulrich Künker returned an unpublished specimen of the golden so-called “Alchemistentaler” to the Klassik Stiftung Weimar.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.

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