Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1005

 

WBCC Newsmail 1005,  November 14 , 2015
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Composed with help from members of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published by: Martin Peeters,  Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC


Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.

1. Sending WBCC Newsmails...... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Because Outlook has now a Data limit per day, from now WBCC Newsmails is send via my new Gmail account (wbccone@gmail.com)

2. Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club Bi-metallic medallion.... by Jack Helper, WBCC Development Centre
A Bi-metallic medallion has been designed and produced to honor the publication of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club Newsmail 1000th Edition.

One hundred of these medallions will be minted by the Penny Press Mint, the President of which is also a member of the WBCC. 
The medallion will feature a brass center showing the WBCC logo on one side and a newly designed legend on the other side that acknowledges the 1000
continuously issued Newsmails.  Specimens of this medallion will be available directly from the minter at a cost of 7.50 US$ including shipping. 
Please send orders or inquiries to Penny Press Mint, P.O. Box 633, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 or pennypressmint@yahoo.com or kelly@regencymint.com
Also paypal possible:  encasedcoins@yahoo.com
Orders will NOT be accepted after 31 December 2015

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from San Marino.....by Jack Hepler, USA
San Marino announcement a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 dedicated to the 550th anniversary of the death of Donatello; No picture available yet

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Andorra...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 issued by Andorra commemorate 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the customs agreement with the European Union

Issued date: December 2015 ,  Issuing volume: 85.000 pieces

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Andorra...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 issued by Andorra commemorate 30 Anniversary of the age of majority at 18

Issued date: December 2015 ,  Issuing volume: 85.000 pieces

6. Bi-metallic 10 Yuan 2015 from China....by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Here a picture of a new Bi-metallic from China 10 Yuan 2016 ‘Space-travel’ , to be issued on 26th

Specifications
Metal alloys of copper and brass
Diameter: 27 mm
Issued: November 26
Issuing volume: 100,000,000 pieces

7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Luxembourg....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A new Bi-metallic  2 Euro 2016 from Luxembourg commemorate Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge. 
The volume of issuance for this piece will be 500,000 units, with an issue date to be determined.

8. Bi-metallic 20 Escudos 1977 from Cape Verde....by Max Aiello, Italy
Here  are two uniface trial pair, Bi-metallic obverse and reverse of the Cape Verde 20 Escudos 1977 Domingos Ramos.
The obverse is 11.98 g. and the reverse is 12.09 g., Both are unlisted by Krause


9. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from all Euro Countries....... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here an overview of all 2 Euro 2015 (exept the 30 Years EU Flag) from all Euro Countries











10. Bi-metallic MTT's from Poland......by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Bi-metallic MTT tokens from Jura Mint, Poland



Kraków,- Marriage token 2015, diameter 32 mm, ring Brass,  center K-N, mintage  100

Kalet, Marriage token  2015, diameter 32 mm, ring Brass,  center K-N, mintage  100

11. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1005….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Coat of Arms of the state of Durango in incorporated into the design of a 2005 Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos. 
Durango has a population of over 1.6 million, but the population density is low.  The capitol city of Durango is named after the country’s first president. 
What was her name?
 
Coat of Arms
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  http://wbcc-online.com  Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com.

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded each month. The player who has the most correct answers in a month will be the winner. 
If there is a tie, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner.  The November prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #1004
Kasimov was honored when Russia issued a Bi-metallic 10 Roubles in 2003. 
This modest city of 34,000 population has become an industrial center in the region.  What two precious metals are produced in Kasimov?
Answer: Gold and silver.

12. Super Quiz #37…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is an architectural structure in the southern hemisphere that is featured on a circulating Bi-metallic coin of a country in the northern hemisphere. 
Name the structure and the coin on which it is featured.

13. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club wbcc@hotmail.nl

The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) was established September 14, 1996 and is the very first
Worldwide Collectors Club using the Internet.  Goal of the WBCC is exchange Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and
exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, 
rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 85@wbcc.fsnet.co.uk
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, heplerj@juno.com

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,  wbcc73@gmail.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, sunrayofmarion@aol.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, wbcc@hotmail.nl
 
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands