Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1093  22 July , 2017

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 20 Pesos 2016 from Mexico….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Bank of Mexico reports the circulation of a new Bi-metallic 20 Pesos 2016 commemorate for the Fiftieth anniversary of the
implementation of the Plan DN-III-E

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from San Marino … Jacek Stącel. Poland
The Ufficio Philatelic and Numismatic San Marino announced in today, the issue for 31 August a new Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2017 dedicated to the
late Italian rider Marco Simoncelli, of which expired on 30th anniversary his birth on 20 January

The reverse of the coin depicts a portrait of Marco Simoncelli in which her long hair is part of the outer ring of the coin.
MARCO SIMONCELLI inscriptions 1987-2017, the face value 5 euro, the Italian mint mark "R" and the name of the designer "Colaneri" (Maria Carmela Colaneri) are shown
The obverse of the coin, common to all coins of this type, has in the center the three towers located on the three peaks of Monte Titano in San Marino, with three silver pens present in the coat of arms of the country. In the background appear the twelve stars of the European Union, where a beam of light envelops the elements of the Republic.
Data sheet
Issue date: August 31, 2017
Face value: 5.00 €
outside : Bronze
Inner part: Cupronickel
Form: Polygonal 16 sides
Weight: 9.2g
Diameter: 27.5 mm
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Author sketches (front and back): Maria Carmela colaneri
maximum Mintage: 76,493 pieces
sale price San Marino: 5,00 € plus 8 € shipping costs

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from Greece, dedicated to the figure of Nikos Kazantzakis, which marks 60 years after his death

4. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2017 from Finland……by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2017 commemorate J.K Paasikivi and U.K. Kekkonen will be issued August 14

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,
WBCC Website:

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 47th World Money Fair 2-4 February 2018, Berlin, Germany