Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Clun


WBCC Newsmail 1238   June 27 2020

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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, wbcc@hotmail.nl



Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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1. Bi.metallic, 2 Euro 2020 from Greece…..by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
This week, June 30, the Bank of Greece has begun to distribute the first of the two commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro that it has announced
for this 2020. It is the one dedicated to the "2,500 years of the Battle of Thermopylae". Coins for collectors in Bu and Proof grades, presented
in blister and box respectively, will be issued on July 6.

The BU quality coin of which 10,000 units are put up for sale, presented as the blister pack in the image above, will be priced at 8 euros in Greece.
The coin in its Proof version will be limited to 5,000 copies, with a sale price of 15 euros in Greece.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from San Marino…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The design that will present the second commemorative coin of 2 euros of San Marino for this 2020 has been made public, which will be dedicated to
the Italian painter and engraver, considered the last great painter of the Baroque, Giambattista Tiepolo. Under the name "250th anniversary of the death
of Giambattista Tiepolo" the coin will be issued on August 27.

Like the first one issued by San Marino dedicated to the "500th anniversary of the death of Rafael Sanzio" the issue volume will be 54,000 coins, which
will be offered for sale by the Ufficio Filatelico Numismatico di San Marino among its subscribers.

3. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club wbcc@hotmail.nl

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, 
rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 85@wbcc.fsnet.co.uk
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,  wbcc73@gmail.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, wbcc@hotmail.nl
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 50th World Money Fair January 29 till 31, 2021, Berlin, Germany