Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #588

WBCC Newsmail 588 Volume 12, November 17, 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. New WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 2 new members. Let me introduce them to you:
Name: Minhaj Qazi (WBCC member #445), India
Age: 34
Profession: Service - Country Manager
Hobby: Numismatics, Notaphily & Philately and Bi - and/or Tri-metallic coins and tokens of the world  
Goal: To appear in the GUINNESS BOOK OF RECORDS for having the highest number of Bi-metallic & Tri-metallic coins.
How did I know about the WBCC: Through Mr. Joel Anderson ( )
Name: Jesus Arenaz (WBCC member #446), Spain
Age: 60
Profession: Chemist
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2007 from the Vatican Martin Peeters, Netherlands
This week I received from the Ufficio Filatelico E Numismatico - Governatorato the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2007, Commemorate 80 Birthday of the Pope Benedict XVI
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2008 from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Look at this web, there is the design of the next year commemorative coin from Portugal.
It commemorates 60th Human Rights
4. Bi-metallic offer in Martin Peeters, Netherlands
The following offer I saw in Ebay:
A very unusual Bi-metallic offer Eutopia Dollar: HK-1005 as referenced in So-Called Dollars by Hibler and Kappen (1963). Look at the price!

5. Christmas Encased.....Cecil Starcher (ECI),USA
Hi all, once again we have made a Christmas Encased piece by Hossein Pheifeir.
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's from Vatican City (1) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Vatican coin. Ii is a Bi-metallic Euro Fantasy coin dated 2005, the coin shows the face of Benedict

7. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's from Vatican City (2) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Look at this Ebay auction, There is a bimetallic Euro fantasy coin from Vatican City. The coin is dated 2004, the obverse is enamelled with the pope John Paul II.

8. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro. s from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's dated 2008. The obverse shows the face of the Prince Albert and his parents: Rainier and Grace

9. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Bi-metal Fantasu Euro. This coin are from the Specimen series.

10. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained a set of these kind of Fantay Bi-metallics. The design are the same used in the Europ series, but these ones have a different name: Xeros. The 8 coins of the set are in a plastic blister

11. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The official Coat of Arms appears on the 2005 Bi-metallic coin issued by Venezuela. A wheat sheaf in the first quarter has 20 ears of wheat standing for the 20 states who made up Venezuela when the Coat of Arms was designed. A scroll joins olive and palm branches. What creature appears in the Venezuelan Coat of Arms?
a.  Dove
b.  Eagle
c.  Horse
d.  Lion
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;  .
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #587.
Zambia coat of arms appears on Zambian Bi-metallic coins and symbolizes much of the country's way of life. What creature shown on these coins symbolizes the freedom and spirit of the Zambian people?
a.  Dove
b.  Eagle
c.  Elephant
d.  Lion
The correct answer for question #587 is b; Eagle.
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 15 players in game #586 and the winner was Keith Beaumont WBCC member #190.
12. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic image shown at:
* Malta 1 & 2 fantasy Xeros
* Monaco 2E fantasy
* Monaco 10E fantasy
* Vatican 10E fantasy
* Vatican 2007 2E Pope's 80th Birthday
 * Mexico 2007 Vera Cruz 100 Peso
* Italy error 1993 500 L. 
* ECI 2007 Christmas encased 5 cent
* USA Utopia "So Called Dollar"
* Austria 1 euro destroyed
13. Bi-metallic Trade Token Scott Ironside, USA
It's been a while since we communicated about my bi-metallic token. I saw a similar token on E-Bay with a bid above $25. I'm considering selling it. Would you or one of your friends from the Bi-metallic club be interested in buying it before I try to sell it otherwise? I appreciated your help and information so I thought I would like to offer it to you first. It is still in the original uncleaned condition. Let me know soon  if you or a friend would like it. If you are interested, please E-mail me at:


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 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:

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

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

* The 8th Northern Coin Event 2008, Saturday, September 20th, 2008, Assen, The Netherlands


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