Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1194 29 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. A new WBCC member….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introducé him to you
Name:Osamu Ishizu; (WBCC member #605), Japan
Age; 53
Profession;    Business staff
Hobby; Bi-metallics standard and commemorative circulating coins of the world  
Against: To be the number one collector of Bi-metallics coins in Japan
How did you know about the WBCC: Through internet surfing

2. Bi-metallic 2.5 Euro 2019 from Luxembourg….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
It is not a ringed Bi-metallic this 2.5 Euro 2019 from Luxembourg commemorate University of Luxembourg 

3. Bi-matallic 500 Yen 2020 from Japan….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Ministry of Finance of Japan has launched since last June 18 a vote so that their citizens can choose the reason they would like to be
dedicated a Bi-metallic coin 500 allusive yen to the 2020 Summer Olympics, giving choose from three different reasons. To this day 24 has
been open survey on Twitter Finance Ministry itself, and until July 1 it will be to vote by special postcards issued for the occasion.

In the picture above you can see part of the card with which you can vote for one of the three currencies that will ultimately be issued in July 2020

4. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2019 from Austria--------by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Austrian Mint is behind the design and minting series Bi-metallic 5 Euro in silver and niobium "Luxembourg Castles" which is being issued annually
by the Central Bank of Luxembourg. The dedicated this year 2019 to "Bourglinster Castle" and has been put up for sale.

In 1982 the association "Friends of Castle Bourglinster" was founded. They organize the Bourglinster Music Festival, as well as exhibitions, concerts, lectures and receptions at the castle. Opposite the castle barns have been restored as art workshops. A renowned restaurant is located inside the castle walls.
Designed and minted coin:  Mint of Austria
Metals:  Silver and Niobium 925
Diameter:  34 mm
Volume of issue:  3000
Issue price:  90 €
Issue Date:  June 2019

All Bi-metallic 5 Euro from Austria in an overview.

2009 - Castle Vianden
2010 - Castle Esch-sur-Sûre
2011 - Castle Mersch
2012 - Castle Bourscheid
2013 - Castle Beaufort
2014 - Castle Larochette
2015 - Castle Brandenburg
2016 - Castle Clervaux
2017 - Castle Useldange
2018 - Castle of Koerich
2019 - Castle Bourglinster

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: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
WBCC Website:

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 49th World Money Fair January 31 till February 2 2020, Berlin, Germany