Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #449

WBCC Newsmail 449 Volume 10, March 19, 2005

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 really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail.

1.  A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Maksim Kuchera (WBCC member #366),  Russia
Age: 27
Profession: engineer
Hobby:  Other Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC:  Internet.
2. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
Italy issued Bi-metallic 500 Lira coins for standard circulation starting in 1982. Which animal will you find in the design of these coins? 
a.  Lion.
b.  Horse.
c.  Bear.
d.  No animal is on these coins.
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #448:
Gibraltar issued 12 Bi-metallic coins from 1997 to 2000. The designs of these coins show the 12 trials of Hercules. Hercules' task shown on one of the coins is to bring back the belt of Hyppolyte. This was not an ordinary belt and not an ordinary warrior. Hyppolyte was queen of the Amazons, a tribe of women warriors. In which trial, is Hercules shown with
a.  Trial Three.
b.  Trial Five.
c.  Trial Seven.
d.  Trial Nine.
Answer to Question #448 is Trial Nine.

3. 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 nine players in game #447 and the winner was Keith Beaumont (WBCC member #190).
4. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic images shown at:
* Massachusetts Transit Token
5. WBCC Auction 72 accepting Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
I am now accepting lots for Auction 72 which will open in April.
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 lots per member. My email is

"See you" next week, Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors

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),


Copyright © 2005, All Rights Reserved