Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1268   March 27 2021


Composed with help from WBCC members from all over the world of the
Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) .

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Dear  WBCC members and non WBCC members,

Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this  issue of the WBCC Newsmail.
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25th March Finland.  Jacek Stacel - Poland
This is the official design of the second coin from Finland, which is to be issued this autumn in a mintage of 800,000. The coin will be issued on the occasion of Centuries of local government in the Åland Islands region,

25th March New Member.
Let me introduce a new member.  Member 614 the first from Paraguay.
Name: Guido Pereira         
Country: Paraguay           
Male/Female: Male
Age: 37
Profession: Business Administrator
What bimetallics do you collect: Mainly all of America per year and some of other countries of the world
Goal: In this 2021 I want to complete those of Mexico and Canada mainly, but I am adding little by little from some other countries
How did you know about the WBCC: Looking for information I found the page, there I learned about the WBCC

13th March  South Africa - Pabitra Saha - India
South Africa will produce a 5 Rand coin to commemorate the Centenary of the Reserve Bank in 2021.  The bimetallic coin will weigh 9.6 g and a Sterling-silver, gold plated  collector coin, will weigh 33 g. 

13th March  French Pacific Territories.  Artyom Tronin - Russia
French Pacific Islands: new coins to be issued by September 2021
By September 2021, new coins will be available in the three French Pacific Territories of New Caledonia, Tahiti and Wallis and Futuna. The Institute of Issues Abroad (IEOM), the body that manages this currency, has also decided to change the appearance of the coins.
The main one is the creation of a new coin with a denomination of 200 francs. Until now, the denomination of coins has not exceeded 100 francs.
The motifs on the new coins are traditional items such as crest arrows from New Caledonia, musical instruments from French Polynesia or tapas from Wallis and Futuna, and Polynesian tiki.

11th March Gibraltar.  Jacek Stacel - Poland
NEW Gibraltar 2020 £2 Sandy Bay Coin
 The latest Gibraltar 2020 £2 coin featuring Gibraltar’s Sandy Bay. The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II.
 Sandy Bay is a beach located on a small bay on the eastern Mediterranean coast of Gibraltar. Directly above Sandy Bay and the Sir Herbert Miles coast road were Gibraltars large water catchments, which are no longer in use. The slope on which they sat is the Great Gibraltar Sand Dune, an ancient consolidated sand dune which dominates the east side of the Rock of Gibraltar.

2nd March EU Erasmus program.  Jacek Stacel - Poland
We will have a common 2 euro commemorative coin on the occasion of "35. anniversary of the Erasmus program ".
The European Commission, and more specifically the jury, after analyzing all the submitted sketches, chose 6 finalists so that we could vote for the one we like the most. The voting deadline is at midnight on March 31.
Now that we know the projects, we can vote.
Option 1

Option 2

Option 3

Option 4

Option 5

Option 6


"See you" next time.

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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.

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