Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #436


WBCC Newsmail 436, Volume 9, December 18, 2004

Composed with help from members of the
Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published by: Martin Peeters,
Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC


Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

Welcome into the World of Bi-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading the WBCC
Newsmail this week.

1. A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: David Camire (WBCC member #360), USA
Age: 42
Profession: Numismatist
Hobby: US Mint errors (specializing in Jefferson Nickels wrong planchets), the minting process and to authenticate more and more error coins involving Bi- and Tri-metallic coins
Goal: Learn as much as I can about how coins are minting everywere
Against: Not giving credit where credit is due
How did I know about the WBCC: Arepresentive of Schuler Industries
2. Bi-metallic offical Euro Rasmus Rünne, Estonia
Just a quick note, that Estonian Euros has been choosed. More info here here: . Here are the official 1 and 2 Euro:
More pictures can be seen at:
and here you find all designs Estiona peolple could vote for:

3. Bi-metallic from Frans Woons, Canada
When you look into:
you will find some now 2005 Bi-metallics from Canada:
* Item # 11241 - 2005 Year of the Rooster $15 Proof Silver
2005 Sterling Silver Lunar Cameo - Year of the Rooster
Item # 11512 - 2005 Proof $8 Railway 2-Coin Set .9999 Fine
2005 Proof $8 Railway 2-Coin Set

4. Bi-metallics in Paul Baker,UK
Saw Bi-metallics in Ebay:
* G.B. Trial piece set:
* Sierra Lenoe 500 Leones 2004
5. Bi-metallic by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I found in Internet "The Euro Coin Pages" site. There I found the information and pictures of new bi-metallic 2 Euro coins 2004 and future 2005. Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins 2004: Finland, Enlargement of the European Union; Italy, World Food Program; San Marino, Bartolomeo Borghese; Vatican: 75th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Vatican City State. URL is:
Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins 2005: Austria, 50 Years of States Treaty; Belgium: Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union; Luxembourg, Grand Duke Henri - Grand Duke Adolphe; Spain, Don Quichote - Miguel de Servantes Saavedra (1547-1616). (Austria and Spain - without pictures). URL is:

6. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

The most dangerous labor of Hercules was the twelfth and final one. Eurystheus ordered Hercules to go to the Underworld and kidnap the beast called Cerberus. Cerberus was a vicious beast that guarded the  entrance to Hades and kept the living from entering the world of the dead. Cerberus was a strange mixture of creatures. The Gibraltar Bi-metallic 2 Pounds shows the Cerberus to have the heads of which animal? 
a.  Bull.
b.  Dog.
c.  Lion.
d.  Snake.
Please send your answer to me:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #435
Which of the following South American countries has a condor incorporated in the design of a Bi-metallic coin issued for circulation? 
a.  Brazil.
b.  Colombia.
c.  Ecuador.
d.  Peru.
Answer to Question #435 is Ecuador.

7. WBCC Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week. If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were 14 players in game #434 and the winner was Leandro Del Vecchio (WBCCmember #336).

8. WBCC Auction 70 Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 70 closed with a lot of bid in the last hour. It is impossible to manage this volume with a manual system. In future auction, i will only accept 5 new bids per member in the last hour. This restriction does not apply to rebids on lots where members have been out bid.
The results for auction 70 can be seen at
Can sellers and winners please contact each other and settle their contract. If there are any problems please let me know.

Auction 71 is now open for listing.  The auction starts on the 5th February 2005 with WBCC Newsmail 443.
The lots listed so far can be seen at
Please email me with any lots you wish to list. There is a maximum of 20  per member.
My email is

 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-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-metallics
WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster & Auction Provider, Rod Sell, Australia.
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands.
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson,USA.
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK.
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA.
WBCC ANA Focal Point: Ray Lockwood, USA.
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands
WBCC Website
Bi-metallic Forum Page
The WBCC is sponsored at the Basel World Money Fair 2005, , by:
Schuler Presses, Germany, and
The Portuguese Mint (INCM),


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