Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #570

WBCC Newsmail 570 Volume 12, July 14, 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, Tri and Quad-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading
this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail. 

1. Bi-metallic piedfort 2 Pounds 2007 from Frans Dubois, Netherlands
There will be a special issue in piedfort of the Bi-metallic 2 pounds 2007 from Great Britain. The mintage is very low, only 5000 pieces will be made
2. Bi-metallic token from Frans Dubois, Netherlands
A rare Bi-metallic siver and copper token from Köln, Germany dated 1730 you see below.
Is there a WBCC member who can give more information about this silver token with a copper plug from the German city Köln dated 1730? Please E-mail me at:
3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) achieved independence from France in 1960.  Repeated military coups during the 1970s and 1980s were followed by multiparty elections in the early 1990s. Burkina Faso is a landlocked country with a high population density and limited natural resources resulting in poor economic prospects for the majority of its citizens. This country issued a bi-metallic coin which featured a native animal and a bird.  What animal is featured on this coin?
a.  Antelope
b.  Elephant
c.  Rhinoceros
d.  Water buffalo
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;  Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #569
Russia is issuing a Bi-metallic 10 Roubles in 2007 that features Lipetsk. What kind of tree is featured on the coin?
a.  Linden
b.  Oak
c.  Olive
d.  Pine
The correct answer for question #569 is a; Linden.

4. 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 10 players in game #568 and the winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.
5. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic image shown at:
*  GB 2007 2 Pound Piedfort
* Mexico 2007 Sinaloa 100 Peso
6. WBCC Auction 84 last Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
WBCC Auction 84 is now in it's last day.
The 97 interesting items listed can be seen at
This Auction will close on the 14th July 2007 at 11pm Sydney time.
I will not accept NEW bids one hour before the close, as there is not sufficient time to process many bids in the last hour. So please make sure you bid earlier.  If you have been out bid, you can make another bid at any time up to the close.
Please email your bids to me at
Emails received after 11pm will not be processed, so get your bids in early.
This will be the last Auction that I will run this Year.
Please note to replace the auctions we have a "For Sale" page at:
Members can list up to 20 items and can change 10 items each month, plus any items that have been sold.

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-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
WBCC Auction/Sales Pages Provider: Rod Sell,
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 Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands,
WBCC Website:
WBCC Web-Log:

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

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

* International Coin Event 2007, Sunday, December 9th 2007, Herentals, Belgium

* The World Money Fair, February 1 to 3, 2008 in Berlin, Germany


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