Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1012

A Happy 2016 to all members


WBCC Newsmail 1012,  January 2, 2016

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. New WBCC member..... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce her to you:
Name: Pilar Gomez (WBCC member #580), Spain
Age:  56
Profession:  Officer
Hobby: Circulating Bi- and / or tri-metallic coins of the world, Bi- and / or tri-metallic Especially Ecu and Euro coins
How did I know about the WBCC: I found a website of a Spanish that is signed and encouraged me to write.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
French Bi-metallic 2 Euro to be issued next year 2016 is commemorating UEFA Euro Cup. Release date in February and mintage 10 million

3. Bi-metallic 250 Escudos 2015 from Cape Verde....... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Cape Verde Bi-metallic 250 Escudo - 2015 commemorate 40th Anniversary Of Independence, Actual coin issued

4. Bi-metallic 50 Tenge 2016 from Vadim Naumov, Russia
New and last coin in series today issue in Kazakhstanm, Bi-metallic 500 tenge 2015, theme Space research unit Venera-10

With this coin Kazakhstan is closed the series of bimetallic coins Space
Diameter:  38.61 mm
Weight:  41.4 grams
Metal:  silver and tantalum
Issuing volume:  3,000

5. Bi-metallic Medal from Pabitra Saha, UK
Adiman collectables pvt ltd, a company in India released a Bi-metallic medallion/ token in in memory of Dr. P.L Gupta on his 101st birth Anniversary

6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from all Euro Countries....... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
All Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins 2016 commemorative, known till now

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1012….…by Jack Hepler, USA
In 2008, Japan began issuing Bi-metallic 500 Yen coins recognizing the 47 Prefectures.  One of the Prefectures is referred to as a ‘Do’. 
Name this Prefecture and the year when the coin was released.
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 #1011
The former capital of Coahuila is located on the banks of a river. 
Name the river and the old capital.
Answer: Monclova River. The old capital was San Francisco of Coahuila later renamed Monclova or Santiago de le Monclova.
Prize Winner: The November prize winner was Meir Sapir.  The prize is a Bi-metallic Monaco 2 Euro 2009.  There were eight players in November.

8. Winner of the 1000th.... by Bertie van Haag, The Netherlands
Thank you so much for the present as one of the winners 1000th Quiz Game in WBCC Newsmail 1000.

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