Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1008


WBCC Newsmail 1008,  December 5, 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. 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

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Luxembourg.... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Luxembourg Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 30 years of EU flag is going to be conspicously different from others

3. Bi-metallic 5 Rand 2015 from South Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture on the news Bi-metallic 5 Rand 2015 from South Africa  commemorate 200th anniversary of the creation of the first coinage

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Latvia Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Latvia depicting a Stork

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Designer: Olga Šilova
Mint: UAB Lietuvos monetu kalykla (Lithuania)

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Estoniaby Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Estonia Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 on Paul Keres, Chess Grandmaster will be first commem 2 Euro of 2016 to be issued in second week of Jan 2016

6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Euro Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is an updated overview of issudate and amount and quality (what is known now) of the 2 Euro 2015 from all Euro Countries commemorate 30 Years EU flag

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1008….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A castle and the city Coat of Arms appear in the design of the 2008 Russian Bi-metallic 10 Roubles honoring Priozersk.  Name the Castle.
Coat of Arms                Castle
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 December prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #1007
La Ciudad de los Palacios surrounds the Federal District of Mexico.  The District Coat of Arms is found on a Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coin of Mexico, issued in 2005. 
Name city that surrounds the Federal District?
Answer:    Mexico City.

Bi-metallic Quiz Game Prize winners…by Jack Hepler, USA
The August prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC Member #296.  There were six players.

8. Winner of the 1000th.... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Here a picture of one of the winners of the Quiz Question in WBCC Newsmail 1000, WBCC member Hans Bucek from Switzerland

Also winner of Super Quiz 37

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