Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1052  8 October , 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 1 and 2 Euro 2017 Change of the Frans Dubois, The Netherlands

Change of the reverse of the Euro in 2017, including the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro
Since 2002 the euro is the currency for most of the European countries.
One side is the common side that is used in all countries but the reverse is different for all the countries.
This side of the coin is specific for each country but can only be changed when there is a new king or queen (or pope)
Euro coins from The Netherlands till 2014:

In 2014 the images changed because of the new king:

The other countries are allowed to change their images after 15  years.
That means that next year, in 2017, some countries will change the national side image of their euro coins.
San Marino is the first that decided to make a new design for the coins of 2017.
The new image is not known yet.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from Belgium.... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Belgium will issue two Bi-metallic 2 Euro in 2017
The two coins will commemorate 200th Anniversaries of the Universities of Ghent and Liege.

3. Bi-metallic 25 Kuna 2016 from Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Referring to WBCC Newsmail 1042 about the competition of a new Bi-metallic 25 Kuna 2016 commemorate
25th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Croatia the final design is known now

4. 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 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:

* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany