Coin's catalogues

Cataloque prices for year 2024 and auction prices

What is the influence of catalogues for market (auction) prices? Which of polish numismatics catalogues is the best? Each year in Poland a few catalogues about collector coins are issued. The most popular ones (polish titles):

  • Parchimowicz - Katalog monet polskich obiegowych i kolekcjonerskich (Catalogue of polish collector and occasional coins)
  • Fischer - Katalog monet polskich (Catalogue of polish coins)


Catalogue and auction (market) prices

Following graphs describe percentage differences between market (auction) and catalogue prices for each catalogue. The point of reference (line 0) is the market price (mouth 04) in the year 2024. The highest number of points is nearby point of reference (line 0) the better is catalogue in price prediction.


Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Catalogue and auction prices graph

Which catalogue is the best?

In each catalogue one can find basic information about coins: image, year of issue, dimensions, metal, finish, diameter, weight, mintage and catalogue price. Functionally catalogues can be describe as is in the following table.

 ParchimowiczFischer
 Catalogue parameters
  cover image983982
  arrangementchronological with face valuechronological with face value
  coin's identyficationthe samechangeable
  coverhard (2023-..)or soft (..-2022)soft
  format188×123 or 180×115 mm206×147 mm
  publisherNEFRYTFISCHER
 Collector coins prices analysis
  number of coins603598
  maximum price deviation221 %302 %
  average price deviation26 %27 %
 Nordic Gold coins prices analysis
  number of coins260275
  maximum price deviation135 %127 %
  average price deviation26 %31 %