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772 Lots at Künker Bring in Millions Over Estimate

Künker finished auction sales 358 and 259 on Jan. 26, 2022. Both auctions were a tremendous success. The 772 lots realized 10.4 million euros, well over 11 million USD, soaring above their estimated 7 million euros.

Presented below are the auctions' top five:

Prussia. Order of the Black Eagle. Golden chain without jewel, 2nd edition, 2nd version (1847). II-III. Estimate: 100,000 euros. Hammer price: 120,000 euros.

Prussia. Order of the Black Eagle. Golden chain without jewel, 2nd edition, 2nd version (1847). II-III. Estimate: 100,000 euros. Hammer price: 120,000 euros.

Great Britain. Victoria, 1837-1901. 5 Pounds 1839, London. Una and the Lion. Very rare. Proof. Estimate: 80,000 euros. Hammer price: 130,000 euros.

Great Britain. Victoria, 1837-1901. 5 Pounds 1839, London. Una and the Lion. Very rare. Proof. Estimate: 80,000 euros. Hammer price: 130,000 euros.

HRE. Ferdinand III, 1625-1637-1657. 10 ducats 1657, Breslau. Extremely rare. NGC MS62. Extremely fine to FDC. Estimate: 150,000 euros. Hammer price: 165,000 euros.

HRE. Ferdinand III, 1625-1637-1657. 10 ducats 1657, Breslau. Extremely rare. NGC MS62. Extremely fine to FDC. Estimate: 150,000 euros. Hammer price: 165,000 euros.

Saxony. John George I, 1615-1656. 18 ducats 1627, Dresden. Minted with the dies of the double reichstaler. Only known specimen. Graffiti with face value XVIII on the obverse. Extremely fine +. Estimate: 125,000 euros. Hammer price: 240,000 euros.

Saxony. John George I, 1615-1656. 18 ducats 1627, Dresden. Minted with the dies of the double reichstaler. Only known specimen. Graffiti with face value XVIII on the obverse. Extremely fine +. Estimate: 125,000 euros. Hammer price: 240,000 euros.

Brunswick-Lüneburg-Celle. Christian, 1611-1633. Gold löser of 20 ducats n.d. (1611-1633), Winsen. Extremely rare, probably unique. NGC AU55. About extremely fine. Estimate: 300,000 euros. Hammer price: 400,000 euros.

Brunswick-Lüneburg-Celle. Christian, 1611-1633. Gold löser of 20 ducats n.d. (1611-1633), Winsen. Extremely rare, probably unique. NGC AU55. About extremely fine. Estimate: 300,000 euros. Hammer price: 400,000 euros.

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Künker’s spring auction sales will take place from March 21 to March 24 and from April 4 to April 6, 2022. The corresponding catalogue can be ordered at Künker, Nobbenburgerstr. 4a, 49 076 Osnabrück; phone: +49 541 / 96 20 20; fax: +49 541 / 96 20 222; or via e-mail: service@kuenker.de. By calling this number you can also arrange a meeting if you are interested in a consignment.