Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1006


WBCC Newsmail 1006,  November 21 , 2015

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

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 (

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 or
Also paypal possible:
Orders will NOT be accepted after 31 December 2015

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Vatican City (1).... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Vatican City will issue a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 commemorate Bicentennial of the Vatican Gendarmerie.
Picture not available yet, in Proof and Bu.

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Vatican City (2).... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Vatican City will issue a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 commemorate Holy Year of Mercy.
Picture not available yet, issuedate November 20, 2016 in Proof and Bu.

5. WBCC in Coin World article...... by Martin Peeters, WCC Focal Point
Here an article in Coin World from November 13, 2015 written by Jeff Starck.

6. Bi-metallic Coty Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The company Krause Publications, known for her books on coins and bills (World Coins and Paper Money World) announced the 10 winning coins as currency by 2016 (struck in 2014)  in different categories, the awards are popularly known as COTY awards (Coins Of The Year). In the catagory Bi-metallic the winner is: Austria 25 Euro 2015 commemorate Evolution

In the Catagoty Best Circulation Coin the winner is also a Bi-metallic, United Kingdom 2 Pounds 2014 commemorate Lord Kitchener

The winners will get their reward at the World Money Fair in Berlin held from 5 to 7 February 2016

7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from all Euro Countries....... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here an overview of all 2 Euro 2016 rom all Euro Countries

8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1006….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Coat of Arms of Krasnodarskiy Krai is shown on a 2005 Russian Bi-metallic 10 Roubles.  Five banners are incorporated into the design. 
Each banner has a monogram.  The center monogram is Alexander II.  Alexander I is shown as is Catherine II. 
Name the other two Tsars?

Coat of Arms
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  Please send your answer to:

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 #1005
The Coat of Arms of the state of Durango in incorporated into the design of a 2005 Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos. 
The capital city of Durango is named after the country’s first president. 
What was her name?
Answer:    Guadalupe Victoria.

9. Super Quiz #38…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Name at least eight countries, which have produced a Bi-metallic coin, that have a national flag containing a white star on a blue field.

Answer to Quiz #37
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.
The structure is the Sydney Opera House in Australia. 
The coin is the Bi-metallic Portuguese 200 Escudos dated 2000 that honors the Olympic Games.
There were only two players in this game.  The winner is Hans Bucek, WBCC member #66.

10. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

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,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA,

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands