Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1140  16 June , 2018

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. WBCC at the Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint….…….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Last Saturday June 9, the WBCC representives Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters were at the Open Day of the Royal Dutch in the Mintbuilding.
Below a picture together with the Mintmaster a Stephan Satijn at the WBCC booth.

It was the last time the Open Day will be in this historical building. We have to wait a year to know IF and where the Open Day will be held

2. Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2018 from UK….by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
The Royal Mint invites us on an adventure of three years through history coins. A series of three coins 2 pounds, a emitted per year between 2018 and 2020,
will explore the journey of discoveries of Captain Cook in real time. The coins have three intriguing designs by sculptor Gary Breeze, which combine to create
a unique and complete picture that tells the story of the journey of Captain Cook.
250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s voyage - 1st coin

3. Bi-metallic Medal from The Netherlands….by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
This Bi-metallic Medal from the Netherlands in silver/Gold is issued in 1766 by the Calvinistical Church in Amsterdam

It was designed by M.Holtzhey, a famous coin designer in the 18th century. These so called "bread-medals" were used by the poor people to get a bread
from the church. They were made of copper so this piece was for sure a present to somebody. It is made from silver with a gold center. It was sold in
May in the auction of Heritage coins. Price was 260 Euro

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: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
WBCC Website:

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