23 April 2020
German auction house Künker have confirmed: "The coin market is stable despite Corona" and recently picked out a selection of beautiful pieces that sold in their recent online auction.
The Künker Spring Auction Sales took place in the middle of the height of the worldwide corona crisis leaving the auctioneers to worry how collectors would react. But according to the auction house the mood was positive and participation was high overall.
"The coin market is stable despite Corona." a statement read. "Especially in times when people suddenly spend many more hours in their homes, collecting is very trendy.
"So now is the best time for beautiful coins. And that is why we would like to conclude this review by showing you some particularly beautiful coins that have produced particularly high results."
Some of the coins selected by the major auction house are shown below…
No. 4008: Lübeck / City. Thaler 1544. From the Dr. Dieter Dummler collection. Very rare. Very fine. Estimate: 20,000 euros. Hammer price: 30,000 euros
SOLD FOR £26,242
No. 4147: Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Adolf Friedrich, 1610-1658. Triple Reichstaler 1613, Gadebusch. Very rare. Extremely fine. Estimate: 40,000 euros. Hammer price: 70,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £61,231
No. 4425: Wallenstein. Albrecht, 1623-1634, Duke of Friedland. Reichstaler, 1628, Jitschin. Very rare. Extremely fine. Estimate: 15,000 euros. Hammer price: 65,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £56,857
No. 4443: Württemberg. Johann Friedrich, 1608-1628. Reichstaler 1624, Christophstal. Very rare. Extremely fine. Estimate: 6,000 euros. Hammer price: 24,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £20,993
No. 4860: Eggenberg. Johann Ulrich, 1623-1634. Double Reichstaler 1629, probably Prague. Very rare. Very fine-extremely fine. Estimate: 10,000 euros. Hammer price: 33,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £28,866
No. 4886: Mud. Silver medal 1532, dedicated by the widow of Stephan Schlick, in memory of the death of her husband at the battle of Mohacs. Very rare. Extremely fine. Estimate: 3,000 euros. Hammer price: 24,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £20,993
No. 6128: Sicily. Frederick II, 1197-1250. 1/2 Augustalis after 1231, Messina. Very rare. Almost extremely fine. Estimate: 20,000 euros. Hammer price: 26,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £22,743
No. 6408: Holy Roman Empire. Ferdinand II. 5 ducats 1629, Breslau. Extremely rare. Estimate: 10,000 euros. Hammer price: 38,000 euros.
SOLD FOR £33,240
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