Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club


WBCC Newsmail 1124  24 February , 2018
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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 http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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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. A new WBCC member…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

We have 2 new WBCC members, Let me introduce them to you:
Name: Alessandro Barbato (WBCC member #595), Italy
E-mail:  barbatoalesssandro@yahoo.it
Webpage  https://www.facebook.com/alessandro.barbato.1293
Age: 36
Profession:  banking executive
Hobby: Circulating Bi- and/or Tri-metallic coins of the world only in UNC or BU conditions: I collect also all coins of Italy, of all european countries and of Russia
How did you know about the WBCC: During a coin fair in Florence (Italy) a dealer spoke me about the presence of the WBCC.
So then I have started to search for WBCC on internet.

Name: Matías Blasco (WBCC member #596), Argentina
E-mail: matiasjblasco@gmail.com      
Age: 29
Profession Teacher
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: find and share information about Bi-mettalic coins
How did you know about the WBCC: I read about the WBCC in www.monedas-bimetalicas.com

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 frm Finland…..by Pabitra Saha, UK

Two Finnish special Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 commemorative coins will be released in 2018

The theme of the special commemorative coin released in the spring will be Finnish National Landscape Koli and the autumn’s special coin will pay tribute to
 Finnish Sauna Culture. The launch of nine five-euro commemorative coins in honour of Finland’s National Landscapes is also finalised

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Finland,,,,,by  Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2018 from Finland , Koli National Park in North Karelia

Specifications:
Core composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Designer: Erkki Vainio & Mari Metso
Mintage 3,000 (proof) and 15,000 (unc)

4. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club wbcc@hotmail.nl

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-metall
WBCC Organisation:

WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, 
rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 85@wbcc.fsnet.co.uk
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,  wbcc73@gmail.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, wbcc@hotmail.nl
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June 10, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 48th World Money Fair 1-3 February 2019, Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/