Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Clun

WBCC Newsmail 1241   July 18 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

1. Bi.metallic, 2 Euro 2021 from San Marino… Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The San Marino Numismatic Program for the year 2021 has been unveiled. In this first entry dedicated to it, we will learn about the topics that will be
presented by the most popular and demanded coins by collectors, the of 2 commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro, which will have in common being
dedicated to celebrating the anniversary of the birth of two geniuses of painting.
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-450th anniversary of Caravaggio's birth

The first to be broadcast will be to commemorate the "450th anniversary of Caravaggio's birth." Born September 29, 1571. Michelangelo Merisi da
Caravaggio, popularly known as Caravaggio, is considered one of the greatest exponents of Baroque painting.Caravaggio revolutionized painting in a
realistic sense and had a fundamental influence on numerous artists of the 17th century. His painting is characterized by its naturalism and tenebrism.

- 550th anniversary of the birth of Albrecht Dürer

The second commemorative 2-euro coin from 2021 that San Marino will issue will be under the theme "550th anniversary of the birth of Albrecht Dürer",
considered the most famous artist of the German Renaissance.
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2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from Malta…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Central Bank of Malta together with the charity  The Malta Community Chest Fund started in 2016 a program for the issuance of commemorative
Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 that has been extended between 2016 and 2020, under the name "Children and Solidarity" all designs in the series have been
made by high school students in the country.

2016 - Love
2017 - Peace
2018 - Cultural Heritage
2019 -  Nature and Environment
2020 - Games

3. Bi-metaalic 2 Pound counterfeit from the UK…….by Pabitra Saha, UK
After having made counterfeit 1 Pound coin and forcing UK to go for more secure 1 Pound coin few years back, it seems that now the target is
counterfeit 2 Pound coins. Let us see how long does it take UK to redesign and come out with secure 2 Pound coin.”
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4. 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