Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #582

WBCC Newsmail 582 Volume 12, October 6, 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. Meeting WBCC Cliff Anderson, USA
These photos were taken when WBCC member Ray Lockwood visited New Orleans in August 2005.  He met with member Cliff Anderson in Anderson's home in August 2005, just before Hurricane Katrina. (Thus, the pictures were lost for a while and just now came to light again.) Unfortunately, neither Ray nor Cliff can remember what the coin was that Ray is pointing to!
2. Bi-metallic 10 Pesos 2008 from Franscisco Pascal, Spain
A new Bi-metallic 10 Pesos from Uruquay for the end of 2008. In the reverse of the new coins will appears the image of animals and the facial value, in the reverse, the national arms, name of the country and year of issue. The new Bi-metallic coin of 10 Pesos Uruguayos will have the image of a puma.
Here is a picture of the coin. And here you can see the rest of the new coins:
3. Bi-metallic 500 Pesos from Gerhard Schoen, Germany
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic 500 Pesos dated 2000
--Remark Paul Baker, did you know there is a serial number on it?
4. Bi-metallic offer in Martin Peeters, Netherlands
An interesting Bi-metallic offer in Ebay. From the Netherlands a Bi-metallic MTT 5 Delftsche Duyt 1996.
5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The largest mammal migration in the world is that of the Serengeti wildebeest. Huge scores of these antelopes congregate on the East African savannas. The wildebeest, also known as the gnu is a large antelope (genus Connochaetes).  "Gnu" is likely an imitation of the wildebeest's characteristic grunting in the Khoikhoi language. A Bi-metallic coin of which African country has the image of a Wildebeest?
a.  Senegal
b.  South Africa
c.  Somalia
d.  Sudan
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;  .
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #581.
The male of this animal is called a bull, the female is a cow and the young is a calf. But a group of these animals is called a "crash". This is a rhinoceros. The image of a rhinoceros is found on the bi-metallic coin of which of the following countries?
a.  Malawi
b.  Mali
c.  Mozambique
d.  Namibia
The correct answer for question #581 is c; Mozambique.

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
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 ten players in game #580 and the winner was Andrzej Kasprzycki WBCC member #424.
6. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic image shown at:
* Uruguay 10 peso 2008
* Cuba 2000 500 peso


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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