Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 623

WBCC Newsmail 623 Volume 13, July 19, 2008

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 20 Bolivares 1989 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Saw in Ebay from Bolivia a 20 Bolivares dated 1989
--Remark WBCC Focal Point: Complete new Bi-metallic to me.
2. Bi-metallic Venezuelan Paul Baker, UK
This week I had a look at a good website on Venezuela coins. It seems to have been updated since I last looked at it. I found on the site three different version of the 2007 dated 1 Bolivar Fuerte Bi-metallic coin. See:
Also a variety of the  2005 dated 1000 Bolivares can be seen at:
and details of the normal version of this type can be seen at:
3. Bi-metallic 500 Pesos 1995 error from Frans Woons, Canada
Here images of a 1995 Bi-metallic 500 Pesos piece of Columbia. This coin is off-centre. It has the normal “coin alignment” (­¯). This in contrast to images I sent you earlier this year of a similar coin struck with a rotated die. The rotation of this coin is almost 180° thus making it a coin with almost a “medal alignment” (­­).
4. Bi-metalics in Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Saw in Ebay auctions. Four new Bi-metallic coins from Alderney, British Hong Kong governors series.Seventh to tenth governor
 More about Hong Kong Governors Hong Kong had 29 british governors.
5. Tri-metallic from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these two Bi-metallic medal with common reverse.
Diameter: 40 mm
Weight: 21,2 gr.
Mintage: 10000 of each
One of them conmemorates the last winning championships of Germany: years 1972, 1980 and 1996
More info about chamìonship:
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (1) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have got this coin that commemorate the 60th anniversary of the German monetary reform in the year 1948
More info about Deutsche Mark:
7. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (2) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these euro fantasy Bi-metallics from the Europ series. The coins are from Serbia, Lithuania and Liechtenstein. The Liechtenstein coin was issued at 2004 as 2 Europ, now the coin showed is the 2 Xeros coin, same design that the original coin minted by Europ Mint.
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #623........temporary by Hans Bucek, Switzerland
Ukraine issued in 2000, a Bi-metallic 5 Hryven (or Grivni) coin, welcoming the 3rd millennium. The coin shows 3 interlocked 1/3 circle segments What is the name of this geometric figure?
a. Triskelion
b. Tripod
c. Triquetra
d. Trimerang
Please send your answer to:
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #622
The 10 Rouble Bi-metallic coins show on their common side the denomination 10. The inner elliptic space of the 0 is a hologram. How does this hologram read?
a. the Cyrillic letters bP (for Bank Russia)
b. the Cyrillic letters L or M (for either Leningrad or Moscow mint)
c. 10
d. 07 or 08 (the end ciphers of the date when coin was struck)
The correct answer is c. 10
WBCC Quiz Game Prize
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded for the correct answer. If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were 5 players in game #622 and the winner was WBCC member Keith Beaumont.  Prize is a blanc Bi-metallic
9. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Liechtenstein 2004 Fantasy 2 europ
* Lithuania 2006 Fantasy 2 europ 
* Serbia 2006 Fantasy 2 europ 
* Germany Money Reform medal  
* Germany soccer medals 
* 1995 Colombia 500 peso error 
* Alderney 1 pound.  Governors of Hong Kong 
* 1989 Venezuela 20 Bolivares
* 2008 Lithuania 2 & 5 Litas

"See you"next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

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

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WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
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The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

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

* 5th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, December 14, 2008, Herentals Belgium,

* The World Money Fair, February 6 to 8, 2009 in Berlin, Germany

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