Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #514

WBCC Newsmail 514 Volume 11, June 17, 2006

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

this week assisted by Cliff Anderson


Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World Of Bi-metallics. I hope you find this week's WBCC Newsmail informative and interesting.

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

NOTICE: Gentlemen....I regret to inform you that I will NOT be attending
ANA  this year.  I am having major surgery in July that will prevent me from
 going to Denver in August.  I will contact ANA officials to cancel our
 meeting time and room.  Regards,   RAY LOCKWOOD

1. Future 2 editions of WBCC Jack Hepler, USA
On June 12th Martin left for travel to China for 3 weeks. This means WBCC
Newsmail 515 and 516 will be composed and issued by Jack Hepler in
the USA. So if you have intesting news about Bi- and Tri-metallics send
it the next 2 weeks to me, E-mail:

2. Encased German Lucky Tom Passon, The Netherlands
Germany, Teutoburger Münzauktion u. Handel GmbH, Volker Wolframm,
Postfach 1257, D-33829 Borgholzhausen, Deutschland. Auktion 29/30, 7
& 8 June 2006, lot 4826. Lucky-Coin issued by the Stadtsparkasse
Königsberg containing 1 Reichspfennig 1925 J, 33 mm, VF, starting
price 30 Euro.

3. WBCC 10th anniversary Commemorative Jack Hepler, USA
The Official Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club will be produced and
minted by the Penny Press Mint. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is featured on the coin
selected to be encased. Only 100 of these encased coins will be produced and
released on 14 September 2006. Orders are still being accepted.  Please
send your request to me;

4. Bi-metallic Token on Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I found on eBay bimetallic Car Wash token of Inncbruck, Austria. Item
number: 8426620866.

5. New bimetallic medal from Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
In the BU set from Korea I found a nice bimetallic medal.
The coinset is from 2002 and includes all denominations for that year.
On the medal is an image of some ducks.

6. Bi-metallic 100 Pesos from Jack Hepler, USA
Tlaxcala, Mexico 2003 Series I Coat of Arms.
The arms consist on a "French style" green-bordered red shield. It bears
a  yellow castle resembling Castile (Spain) whose flag over the main tower
shows the Austrian arms.
Over the border, at the top corners there are two golden initials "I" and
"F" for the Catholic Kings of Spain, Isabel (Elizabeth) and Fernando
(Ferdinand) respectively; between them the letter "K", also golden, for Karolus
(Charles I of Spain and V of Germany) who granted to Tlaxcala such arms; in both
side two leaves, and in the bottom two skulls and two crossed bones.
This coin and others of the series may be seen at the WBCC website:
Additional information about Tlaxcala may be found at the FOTW website:

7. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The first Chinese Bi-metallic coin listed in The World Of Bi-metallics
(TWOB) is a 10 Yuan dated 1992, catalog number; Y 391.  It is composed of a
silver ring with a center of gold.  Which animal is featured on this beautiful coin?
a. Lesser Panda.
b. Giant Panda.
c. Red Panda.
d. Lion.
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and others by visiting the WBCC website;
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #513
The Great King of PALENQUE is known as Pacal Votan, Pacal the Great,
"Shield", or Pakal (originally spelled Pacal, then Hanab-Pakal and now
K'inich Janahb' Pakal). The head of Pakal, King of Palenque,
is featured on the Bi-metallic 100 Pesos Series II for the State of
Chiapas.  Which is Pakal?
a. Aztec
b. Inca
c. Mayan
d. Nascan
The answer to Question #513 is "c"; Mayan.

8. 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 seven players in game #512 and the winner was Bob
Vanoost, WBCC member #341.

9. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Rod Sell, Australia
New Bi- and Tri-metallic images are shown at:

10. WBCC Auction Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
WBCC Auction 79 will open on the 1st July 2006.
I am now accepting lots for this auction.  Each members is permitted to
enter 20 lots.
You only have 2 weeks to send your lots to me at
The lots listed so far can be seen at:

"See you" in 2 weeks time,
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 was sponsored at the World Money Fair 2006, , by:
Schuler Presses, Germany, and
The Portuguese Mint (INCM),


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