Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1155  29 September , 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 Webmaster E-mail address… Rod Sell. WBCC Webmester
 Dear WBCC Members,
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2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Vaticane City……by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The second Bi-metallic 2 Euro from Vaticane City Vatican 2018, dedicated to 50th anniversary of the death of Padre Pio.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Latvia…… Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Latvia commemorate Zemgale, to be issued on Sep 26, 2018

4. Bi-metallic 5 Colonnes 1997 from El Salvador… Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
 On Saturday September 22 I visited a coin show in Houten, near Utrecht. There I met a collector friend who surprised me with a special Bi-metallic coin.
It  was the 5 colonnes 1997 El Salvador. This Bi-metallic was never put in circulation and demonetized on 01-01-2001. Only a few coins are known, as
Numista says only about 25 coins known worldwide.

Info from Numista:
Colones 1997 El Salvador
Type: Non circulating coin
Year: 1997
Value: 5 Colones (5 (SVC)
Metal: Bi-Metallic Bronze-plated Steel center in Nickel-plated Steel ring
Weight: 7.5 g
Diameter: 26 mm
Thickness: 220 mm
Alignment: Coin allgnment

5. Bi-metallic 5 Colonnes 2000 from El Salvador… Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
I also found the Bi-metallic 5 Colonnes 2000 from El Salvador commemorate Y2K turn of the Millennium

6. Bi-metallic 10 Dukatow 2018 medal from Poland…….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here pictures of the Bi-metallic 10 Dukatow 2018 from PolandCommemorate Airshow, 2 variarties

7. 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:
* 48th World Money Fair 1-3 February 2019, Berlin, Germany