Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #534

WBCC Newsmail 534 Volume 11, November 4, 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

Past Newsmails can be found at

Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World Of Bi-metallics. I really hope you enjoy reading the WBCC Newsmail this week.

1. WBCC Error Benjamin Muñiz Garcia, Spain
Please notice: the WBCC error library has moved to:
2. Bi-metallic 2500 Dinar from Joel Anderson, USA
Here is a picture from the 2006 Kurdistan  2500 Dinar and it is a Bi-metallic coin. It is square a Bi-metallic with a copper outer ring and a brass inner plug. The obverse features an oil refinery and the reverse features the Kurdistan arms.
Price is USD 9.95, or 5 for $37.50, plus postage. If you have interest in one or more please E-mail me at:
3. Bi-metallic 100 Escudos 2006 from Francisco Pascual, Spain
Here is a scan of the Bi-metallic 100 Escudos 2006 coin from Mexico commemorate Jalisco (Hospicio Cabañas building). This one is 14th of the second series of 100 Escudos.

4. Bi-metallic silver/gold coins from Frans Dubois, Netherlands
From the Singapore Mint I received a message about new Bi-metallic coins in silver/gold with hologram. The coins refer to the  7-Wonders or the World Programme. Till now there are issued 5 coins basically:Angkor Wat of Cambodia, Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal of India, Pyramid of Egypt and Colosseum of Italy (this is the latest coin for this programme). The coins will be offered in a showcase. If you are interested, you can contact the Singapore Mint. Just send an email to: Faridah Noor from the Singapore Mint:
5. Bi-metallic from Gerhard Schon, Germany
Here a scan of Chinese Bi-metallic coin However, it is gold plated in the circumference. Mintage 20,000 pcs.

6. Bi-metallic Euro from Gerhard Schon, Germany
Here is a picture of a Bi-metallic 300 Euro 2006 from Spain.

7. Bi-metallic 10 Sheqalim error from Yossi Barzelay, Israel
I just got an interesting die error on an Israeli Bi-metallc 10 Sheqalim 2002 coin The first letter in the Hebrew word Sheqalim the letter "Shin" is filled with extra material so you can actually see a dot instead of the letter. Item will be offer in the coming WBCC auction 81. I never saw this kind of die error on Israeli Bi-metallic coin before and you can be sure I checked over the years few thousands of them. scan is attached
8. Bi-metallic Fantasy Jose Raminez, Spain
The last month I have got the 2 Euro Fantasy coin from Berlin.I have news about Sachsen and Bayern coins. Now I have the images of the 16 coins of this serie: Germany bundeslander. The images are from a magazine of
Mintage: 20.000 coins of each lander.

9. Bi-metallic medals and tokens from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
From WBCC member Gerhard Schon I received several leaflets depicting Bi-metallic tokens/medals. They are struck by the German Compagny "Württembergische Münzprägeanstalt Dr. Ising GmbH". Webpage (in German language)
Here are some scans:
10. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
Which country produced a Bi-metallic coin that features a Rooster or Chicken in the design?
a.  Armenia
b.  Bulgaria
c.  Kazahkstan
d.  Ukraine
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and others by visiting the WBCC website; .
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #533
Phar Lap is featured on a Bi-metallic Five Dollars of Australia. What is Phar Lap?
a.  Race Horse
b.  Political Figure
c.  Famous Landmark
d.  Native Flower, unique to Australia
The correct answer for question #533 is a; Race Horse.

11. WBCC Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic prize to 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 12 players in game #532 and the winner was Claudio Revello, WBCC member #207.
12. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:
* Singapore Gold and Silver Holograms
* China 2006 Stamp and Coin Expo
* Spain 2006 300 Euro gold and silver
* 2006 Kurdistan 2500 Dinar
* Mexico 100 peso Jalisco (Hospicio Cabañas building)
* Die error on an Israeli 10 Sheqalim 2002 coin
* Bogus 2006 Guernsey 2 Pounds. Kings of the House of Windsor
* Württembergische Münzprägeanstalt Dr. Ising GmbH bimetallics issues
* Germany Bundeslander Series of 16 coins

13. WBCC Auction 81 open Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 81 is now opened and will close at 11pm Sydney time on the 11th November. The 128 intersting lots can be seen at:
Please email your bids to me at
No NEW bids will be accepted in the last hour. You can rebid if you have been outbid.

"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
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Schuler Presses, Germany, and
The Portuguese Mint (INCM),


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