Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1014


WBCC Newsmail 1014,  January 16, 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. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2016 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Luxembourg Bank showed projects this year's 5 Euro Bi-metallics

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Official Journal of Slovenia today January 8, announced the reason that is dedicated a commemorative 2-euro coin to be issued in the country in
the coming year 2017. The coin will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the entry into the Euro in Slovenia

A second Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 will be ssued commemorate 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of May

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Portugal Mint will issue a Bi-metallic 2 Euro in 2017 commemorate 500th Anniversary of the birth Francisco de Holanda

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Andorra.......... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Andorra, specifically alluding to the "30th Anniversary of the age of majority at 18"
which apparently would have been in circulation.

5. Bi-metallic 5 Hryvna 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Ukraine new Bi-metallic 5 Hryvna 2016 to be issued on 14th January, commemorate 70 years of the Zakarpattia Oblast

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1014….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The prefectures of Japan are the country's 47 first-order subnational jurisdictions on a state or provincial level: one "metropolis" (都 to), Tokyo;
one "circuit"/territory (道 dō), Hokkaidō; two urban prefectures (府 fu), Osaka and Kyoto; and 43 other prefectures (県 ken). Prefectures are
governmental bodies larger than cities, towns, and villages. The prefecture system was established in 1871 during the Meiji Restoration.
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen recognizing the Prefecture of Kyoto was issued in the year 20 or CE 2008.  The ‘to’ in the city name means city or metropolis. 
How is Kyo defined?

Kyoto Logo
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 #1013
The Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coins recognizing the state of Chihuahua features the state Coat of Arms. 
The bottom segment of the center part shows a cathedral. 
What is the name of the cathedral?
Answer:    Cathedral of the Holy Cross.

7. 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.

8. 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