Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #546

WBCC Newsmail 546 Volume 12, January 27, 2007

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. The WBCC at the WMF Berlin (part 3) Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
This year again several WBCC members will be at the booth at the World Money Fair in Berlin; Frans Dubois (Netherlands), Frans Woons (Canada), Max Aiello (Italy) and  Alexei Malykh (Russia), so an international representation of the WBCC in Berlin.
The WBCC booth is number A6 and the floorplan (intrance at the show) can be seen at:
Go to: > Visitors Service, go to: > Floor Plan , and load WMF_07 Exhibition Map.pdf
The WBCC team would like to invite you to visit the WBCC booth and talk about Bi-metallics and you will receive a present !
Please let me know if you will visit the WBCC Booth;
New Bi-metallics
The new Bi-metallic from Germany 2 Euro 2007 (in 5 Mintmarks) commemorate Schweriner Schloss will be available at the WMF
The new Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro from Slovenia will be available at the WMF
Mint Passport
There will be also a Passport, costs 10 Euro and the coins for the Passport from the Minthouses are free.
2. Next week's WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Because I will be in Berlin next Saterday, February 3, Jack Hepler will compose WBCC Newsmail 547. So please send this weeks news about Bi- and/or Tri-metallics to Jack, E-mail:
3. A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Name: Datta Dharmadhikari (WBCC member #421), India
Age: 63
Profession: Retired manager of State Bank of India--the largest bank of  India
Hobby: Collection of world coins as well as Bi-metalic coins, world currency notes and stamps                           
Goal: To exchange/sale Indian coins, Bi-metalic coins, currency notes with collectors all over the world.
4. Bi-metallic 100 Pesos 2006 from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
 "Mexican States collection 2: Morelos" The coin depicts the Cortes Palace as well as Chinelo, a famous character in one of Morelos typical dances.
(Source: )
5. Bi-metallic Coc-Cola tokens from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained new 3 Coca Cola tokens from Brazil SP is from Sao Paulo, I don't know where are the other ones marked as SL and RE.

6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's...byJose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have bought two albums to hold this kind of Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Fantasy Euro's. I have made photos of this coins from these Bi-metallics:
* Croatia 2003
* Feroe islands 2003
* Gibraltar 2003
* Iceland 2005
* Isle of Man 2003
* Jersey 2003
* Monaco 2005 (I had the 2 Euro coin from some time ago)
* Norway 2005
* San Marino 2005
In the next days I will show it in my webpage about this kind of fantasy coins:
7. Bi-metallic Error from Claudio Revello, Argentina
I found this Bi-metallic error from Argentina

8. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The coat of arms for Tamaulipas appears on a 2004 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos from Mexico. The field is divided into three sectors. One sector shows agricultural products of grain. A second sector shows an oil rig, fishing boats and a mountain, "Cerro Bernal". The third sector contains what animals?
a.  Horses
b.  Chickens
c.  Pigs
d.  Cows or bulls
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #545
A lepidopteran is included in the design of a Bi-metallic coin issued in 2006 from which country
a.  Austria
b.  Bahrain
c.  Mexico
d.  South Africa
The correct answer for question #545 is c; Mexico.

9. 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 #544 and the winner was Bob Vanoost, WBCC member #341.

10. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:
* Malawi 5 & 10 kwacha
* Mexico 100 Peso Morelos State
11. WBCC Auction 82 accepting Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
You only have 6 days to list lots for Auction 82 which starts on the 3rd February 2007 with WBCC Newsmail 547.
The lots listed so far can be seen at:
Please email your lots to me at
Members are allowed to list up to 20 lots in each auction


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 will attend the following future International events:

* World Money Fair 2007, February 2 till 4, 2007 at Berlin in the Estrel Convention Center, Germany,

* Open Day of The Royal Dutch Mint 2007, June 9th. 2007, Utrecht, The Netherlands

* 7th Northern Coin Event 2007, Saturday, September 15th 2007, Assen, The Netherlands


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