Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1054  22 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 2 Euro 2016 from by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Finland commemorate Georg Henrik von Wright

Ring: CuNi
Center: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

2. Bi-metallic 25 Euro 2017 from Jacek Stącel, Poland
So will be present next year's Bi-metallic 25 Euro from Austria with silver and niobium commemorate Microcosmos

3. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2016 from San Max Aiello, Italy
The Republic of San Marino will issue in 2016 for the first time a Bi-metallic 5  Euro coin  dedicated to the "Jubilee of Mercy".
This coin commemorates the Closing of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, which began on 8 December 2015 with the opening of the Holy Door.

The obverse of the coin has at the center the three towers with three feathers, the reverse the twelve stars of the European Union.
On the bottom of the beam of light that surrounds the elements of the Republic. On the flip side of the coin the Jubilee of Mercy is
represented by a hand holding up a mother and her son during a rescue refugees at sea. At the center it's depicted the flow of
migrants arriving from war zones and the opening of the Holy Door; aloft the dove of the Holy Spirit with the olive tree.
Coin value: € 5.00
Quality: FDC
Metal: External part bronzital; cupronickel inside
Legal Weight: 9.20 grams
Diameter: 27.5 mm
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Maximum circulation: 82,600
Author obverse: Maria Carmela Colaneri
Author reverse:  Maria Carmela Colaneri
Mint: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato
Board: 16-sided polygon with knurling discontinuous
Issue price: 8 € + VAT
Issue date: November 16th, 2016

4. Bi-metallic 5 Zloty 2016 from Jacek Stącel, Poland
Discover Poland 5 Zloty  2016 Pomeranian Dukes’ Castle in Szczecin
Issue 3 November 2016
circulation 1,200,000

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 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