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 270 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 46

25. - 27. July 2017

Fall Auctions

25. - 29. September 2017

eLive Auction 47

05. - 07. December 2017

Our eLive Auction 46 is online

Our next eLive Auction 46 is ready to be viewed online. This time you will find nearly 1,700 lots, featuring pieces ranging from the ancient world to modern times. 

The eLive Auction will take place at the following times:
Tuesday,  July 25th, 2017 to Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 6 pm.

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Results of our Summer Auctions 293-294

Our Summer-Auctions 293-294 came to an end. We are glad that we were able to welcome more than 250 bidders personally on the floor. In total more than 1,600 bidders attended the auction. The more than 4.000 lot numbers realized a total hammer price of 7.3 million euros (estimate 5,5 million euros). 

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Künker@YouTube: Ships on Coins and Medals

Do you also dream of a numismatic circumnavigation of the world? Then our film about ships on coins and medals is just the right remedy for your wanderlust. We present to you not only some of the most important types of coins featuring ships, but also – as a curiosity – a ship with full blown sails, sailing backwards.

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The Reformation jubilee in Quedlinburg Abbey

On 29 June 2017, a very rare commemorative coin of the abbess of Quedlinburg will be put to auction at Künker sale 294. It is dedicated to the Reformation jubilee of 1617, but the question arises, where people got the idea to celebrate the jubilee in the first place. 

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The coins of Maria Theresa

On 13 May 1717, roughly 300 years ago, Maria Theresa of Austria was born. Could there be a better reason to introduce the coins of Frederick II's arch enemy on the basis of a few lots from the upcoming Künker sale from 27 June to 29 June 2017? 

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eLive Auction 45 - 1000 Coins and Medals from the Horn Collection

On July 4-5, 2017, we will auction off the Ernst Otto Horn Collection, part 6 on You will find 1000 Coins and Medals from all over the world with a focus on Germany.

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