Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1191 8 June , 2019


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 25 Kuna 2019 from Croatia…….by Pabitra Saha, UK
This year marks 25 years since the introduction of the Bi-metallic 25 Kuna 2019, and the Croatian National Bank and the Archaeological Museum
will open the KUNA exhibition – the 25th anniversary of the Republic of Croatia’s currency unit on May 30.. Here is the correct picture

2. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2020 from Germany….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
June 6, the German Finance Ministry has unveiled what will be the second Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2020 of the series "Air in Motion" which will be issued in
March 2020 under the name "On Earth," and that includes another novelty compared to all currencies polymer ring issued to date, it will now also be Bi-metallic.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020….from Slovakia……by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The National Bank of Slovakia (Národná banka Slovenska) announced in its 2020 emissions numismatic program, minting and putting into circulation a
commemorative 2-euro coin for the "20th anniversary of Slovakia's accession to the OECD." The expected date of issue is during the month of November 2020
Picture not available yet

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2019 from Monaco….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Principality of Monaco to the issuance of a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2019 commemorative with an issue volume of only 15,000 units under the theme
200th Anniversary of the arrival on the throne of  Prince Honorato V. We also have the image to be displayed on the coin, minted in Proof quality only

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2019 from Luxembourg….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Luxembourg Central Bank has facilitated the image and additional information regarding the second commemorative Bi-metallic Eeuro to be issued in this 2019 dedicated to the "Centenary of universal suffrage in Luxembourg." It is confirmed that we will have three variants for the same currency and, of course, the image of Grand Duke Henri.

The motif on the left side shows the portrait of Grand Duke Henri in three-quarter profile, on your right an urn in which one hand introduces a vote. Above the legends in French "Centenary of universal suffrage" and the years "1919-2019" .In the bottom contains the name of the issuing country, 'LUXEMBOURG'.
Different brands of CECA will present currency

The total volume of 308,500 coins issue will be divided and issued as follows:
300,000 pieces will be issued during the month of December in rolls of 25 coins, they will have the mint marks "crowned with double tail Rampant Lion" and "Caduceus of Mercury," as you can see in the picture above where it says "Coins UNC ".
BU as 7,500 pieces will be issued in October presented in coincard with mint marks following: 'St Servatius Bridge in Maastricht "and" Caduceus of Mercury. "
See picture above "Coins BU".
1,000 pieces as Proof will be issued in December within the euroset Proof 2019, with the rest of circulation coins this year, including other 2-euro coin commemorating the "Centenary of the ascension to the throne of Grand Duchess Charlotte» . CECA marks shall be as follows: "double-tailed crowned with Rampant Lion" and
"St Servatius Bridge in Maastricht." See picture above "Coins" BE ".

6. 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 2019
* 49th World Money Fair January 31 till February 2 2020, Berlin, Germany