Sales 253-257 will be called by Fritz Rudolf Künker beginning Oct. 4 and Oct. 6-10, in Osnabrück, Germany.
Sale 253 features orders and decorations.
Auction sale 254 will off coins and medals from medieval and modern times.
Auction sale 255 will highlight the Horn Collection, Part I / English coins after 1658 / Russian coins and medals.
For more than 60 years, the core of the Ernst Otto Horn Collection remained untouched. Thanks to an amicable arrangement it has now become possible to sell it.
Almost 700 lots comprise only the first part of the collection.
Three outstanding items are: a löser worth 10 reichsthaler, struck by Henry Julius of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel in Zellerfeld in 1609, VF, which is estimated: at 25,000 euros, or $32,250; a mule of a triple reichsthaler of the Archbishopric of Mainz from 1639, VF, estimated at $25,800, and a half reichsthaler of William of Saxe-Weimar on the taking over of the presidency of the University of Jena by Bernhard of Saxe-Jena, uncirculated, $6,450.
Auction 256 will be gold coins as well as German coins after 1871.
Ancient coins are in sale 257.
Catalogs may be ordered at Künker, Gutenbergstraße 23, D-49 076 Osnabrück; phone +49 (0)541 / 96 20 20; telefax: +49 (0)541 / 96 20 222; or by email: email@example.com. All coins can be viewed online at https://www.kuenker.de/Unsere_Auktionen.Kuenker."
This article was originally printed in World Coin News.
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