Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Clun

WBCC Newsmail 1235   June 6 2020


Composed with help from WBCC members from all over the world of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC)
and weekly published by Martin Peeters, The 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:  Jorge Omar Prado (WBCC member 610) Argentina
Age   54
Profession Mechanical Technician
Hobby  World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Learn more about the world of Bi-metallic coin and be able to increase my collection
How did I know about the WBCC: Looking for information on bi-metallic currencies in the world

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from Latvia…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Bank of Latvia announces that the Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin commemorating this year 2020, whose theme is "Ceramic of Latgalia",
will be issued next Friday, June 5 only in its versions intended for collectors, leaving the coin intended for circulation distributed in Rolls
for later, at the moment in which they can be dispensed in the Banks of Latvia in the usual way, something that at the moment is not
possible due to the health crisis caused by the covid-19.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2029 from Canada… Frans Woons, Canada
Here are images of the four different toonies (Canadian Bi-metallic $ 2 coins) dated 2020 and struck so far:

- Proof; silver with gold plated centre.  Mintage: 15,000
- Proof; in base metals.  Mintage: 20,000.

- Specimen.  Mintage: 25,000. 

- Business strike. 

 The first three coins were removed from collector sets.  And they are of the ‘old’ type.  I.e., without the holograms.
While the fourth coin is of the ‘new’ type.  With holograms.

4. Bi-metallic 10 Lei 2020 from Moldova……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of a new Bi-metallic 10 Lei  2020 from Moldova commemorate 30 years of adoption of National Flag

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:
* 50th World Money Fair January 29 till 31, 2021, Berlin, Germany