Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 625

WBCC Newsmail 625 Volume 13, August 2, 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. Meeting WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
This week Cliff Anderson visited Hans Bucek in Switzerland. Here is the picture send by Cliff Anderson
2. Bi-metallic 100 Franc 2007 from Frans Dubois, Netherlands
There is another country that now has a Bi-metallic coin. The new Bi-metallic 100 franc is from Rwanda and it is dated 2007.
3. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2008 from Russia (1) Jacek Stacel, Poland
New Bi-metallic 10 roubles 2008 coin from series "Wooden cities of Russia" and from series "Republics and regions of Russia". Emission date August 1.
4. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2008  from Russia (2) Pat Clay, USA
Just in case everyone else is slow, Russia has just issued 2 new Bi-metallics dated 2008, the City of Prioziorsk (XIIth century, Leningrad Region), Cabardin-Balcar Republic.
Images are at:
5. Bi-metallics from different countries........ by Andrzej Kasprzycki, Poland
Last time I got a few new Bi-metallics:
* 1 Won dated 2004, Noth Korea, rare Al/Bronze
* Bi-metallic medal from Germany
6. Bi-metallic 5 Dollars 2008 from British Virgin Manuel Gonzalez, Spain
See information in Pobjoy MInt. for new Bi-metallics from British Virgin Island.
There will be other 4 pieces. I don´t know but I believe all sets will be with silver-titanium, gold-titanium and titanium pieces. One set each continent and each set in different titanium colour. First set is from Asia.
5 Dollar 2008, Silver Titanium                                                                    
75 Dollar 2008 Gold/Titanium
7. Bi-metallic in Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
A bi-metallic medal from Mexico
8. Bi-metallics from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here pictures of:
* Bi-metallic 100 Pesos Series 1 (2003-2006)
* Bi-metallic 100 Pesos Series 2 (2007-2007)
* Several Bi-metallic 100 Pesos pieces
9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #625........temporary by Hans Bucek, Switzerland
The Bi-metallic 200 Escudo 1994 of Portugal shows a building in Lisbon. What is its name?
a. Torre de Belem
b. Castello Sao Jorge
c. Torre Santa Justa
d. Torre Nossa Senhora do Monte
Please send your answer to:
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #624
The Bi-metallic 500 Italian Lire 1999 (European Parliament) has a lot of stars on it. If you count obverse and reverse, how many stars are there?
a.  6
b. 12
c. 19
d. 20
The correct answer is: d. 20
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 4 players in game #624 and the winner was WBCC member Sermon Smitshuysen.
Prize is a blanc Bi-metallic

10. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Russia 2008 10 Roubles
* British Virgin Islands 2008 5 Dollars

"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

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:

* 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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