Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1244   August 8 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 1 Lira 2020 from Turkey… Jacek Stącel, Poland
One of the latest controversies between the European Union and Turkey has been brought about by the conversion of the ancient Orthodox
Basilica of Saint Sofia, located in Istanbul, which until a few days ago was a museum, into a mosque. Far from trying to soften positions, the
Turkish government has decided to mint several commemorative coins, one of them Bi-metallic and destined for circulation to celebrate the
reopening of the now-Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque.

Here is a pivture of the new Bi-metallic 1 Lira 2020 from Turkey commemorate Return of the religious cult to Hagia Sophia

Diameter:  26.15 mm
Weight:  8.3 g
Emission volume:  unknown

2. Bi.metallic 2 Euro 2020 from Vaticane City… Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The second commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from the Vatican will look ldedicated to the "500th anniversary of the death of Raphael",
Italian painter and architect of the Renaissance.

3. Bi-metallic 200 Dinar 2020 from Algeria… Pabitra Saha, UK
Algeria  will issue a new Bi-metallic 200 Dinar 2020 commemorate Birth centenary of a freedom fighter but typically for Algeria, it will be issued
over several years as a circulation coin

4- Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from Andorra…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Andorra, where they have just provided me with images and additional information regarding the second commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020
dedicated to the «50 years of Universal Female Suffrage

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