Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1033,  May 28, 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 2 Euro 2016 from all Euro countries.... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here an update of all known Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from all Euro counries

2. Bi-metallic Bob Spender via Rod Sell
Here are pictures of 3 Bi-metallic Tokens.

IM (on NB center) Mot (three times around brass edge)

ABC (on brass center between lines) (two each images of a lemon, fan, bell, cherries around NB edge)

Wash me ® (on a car with soap bubbles) Satisfaction Guaranteed (two dots) 612-333-WASH (on brass edge)

3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1033….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin issued to represent the Prefecture of Saga features the image of Marquis Okuma Shigenobu. 
He was a popular statesman and politician.  He was the eighth and 16th Prime Minister of Japan.  He founded the Tokyo Senmon Gakko.  
This became which university?
Symbol of Saga Prefecture         Coin Picture

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 May prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #1032
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin issued to represent the Prefecture of Kumamoto features Kumamoto Castle built in 1607 and the wall with a slope
that becomes steeper as it ascends.  On which of the Japanese islands is Kumamoto located?
Answer:   Kyushu.

4. Super Quiz #39…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Name two persons, born in the Americas (North or South) whose image appears on a Bi-metallic coin produced in Europe or Asia.

5. 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:

* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany