Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1011

Merry Christmas &
A Happy 2016 to all members


WBCC Newsmail 1011,  December 26, 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. Best Wishes to Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
 Dear WBCC and non WBCC members let me start this WBCC Newsmail with:
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Een Gelukkig NieuwJaar! (Dutch)

2. Bi-metallics 50 Piso 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Philippines has issued a new Bi-metallic 10 Piso 2015 Dec 21, 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Miguel Malvar

3. Bi-metallic 10 Yuan 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
The People Republic of China proposes to issue Bi-metallic 10 Yuan 2016 coin on year of Monkey. Picture not available yet

4. Bi-metallic 20 Pesos 2015 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 20 Pesos 2016 commemorate the Bicentenary of José María Morelos

5. Bi-metallic 5 Rand 2015 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 5 Rand 2015 from South Africa depicting Black Wildebeast

6. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2016 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
January 14, 2016 Finland has announced a new emissions 5 €

Features of the coin
Face value:  5 euros
Metals:  Aluminum-Bronze and Copper-Nickel
Diameter:  27.25 mm
Weight:  9.8 g
Volume of issue:  50,000 and 10,000 BU Proof
Issue Date:  January 14, 2016
Designer:  Nora Tapper

Coins that make up the series and dates of issue
Gymnastics - July 6, 2015
Basketball -  August 28, 2015
Figure skating -  September 21, 2015
Volleyball -  October 5, 2015
Ice Hockey - January 14, 2016
Skiing - 2016
Football - 2016
Athletics - 2016
Ski Jumping - 2016

7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Lithuania commemorate the Baltic Culture

8. 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

8. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from all Euro Countries....... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here an overview of all 2 Euro 2015 the 30 Years EU Flag from 19 Euro Countries

9. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro which countries?.... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
For some people it is hard to understand which countries have the (Bi-metallic 1 and 2) Euro and which not. There are 3 catagories:
a. Member EU WITH the Euro
b. Member EU NO Euro
c. NON member EU WITH the Euro
Here is the overview to make it clear:

10. Bi-metallic Commemoratives more Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is more information about the Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemoratives

11. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1011….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Coahuila Coat of Arms appears on the Mexican 2005 Bi-Metallic 100 Pesos.  The CoA lower segment shows a forest of walnut trees with a river flowing by. 
The former capital of Coahuila is located on the banks of this river.  Name the river and the old capital

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 #1010
On which 20th Century Russian Bi-metallic coin does a Tiger appear?
Answer: 10 Roubles1992.

12. 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.

13. 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