Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 644

WBCC Newsmail 644 Volume 14, December 13, 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 from 500 Tenge 2008 Franscisco Pascual, Spain
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 500 Tenge 2008 coin from Kazakhstan, "Ancient coins series".
More info at:
2. Bi-metallic 500 Yehn 2008 from Michael Ayrapetov, USA
Please try on eBay "Japan 2008 500 Yen" and you will see 3 new Bi-metallic coins of Japan: Hokkaido, Kyoto and Shimane Prefectures.
500 Yen 2008 commemorative Hokkaido Prefectures
500 Yen 29008 commemorative Kyoto
500 Yen 2008 commemorative Shimane
3. Bi-metallic 250 Shillings 2008 from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay saw an offer of Bi-metallic 250 Shilling 2008 pieces. I wonder if this is really Legal Tender, offer is from hong Honk
250 Shillings 2008 commemorate Herbert van Karajan
250 Shillings 2008 commemorate John Bardeen
250 Shillings 2008 commemorate Otto Han
250 Shillings 2008 commemorate Karl Marx
250 Shillings 2008 commemorate Pabl Picasso
250 Shillings 2008 commemorate MaxKarlErnstLudwigPlanck
4. Bi-metallic medal from Jacek Stacel, Poland
5 December Gdańsk city issued bimetalic ( medal, token
7 talars Gdansk  Lech Wałesa )
Issued on occasion of the 25th anniversary of the receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize
Issue  22,000
Diameter 27mm
5. Bi-metallic medal from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
A Bi-metallic from the Rockhampton Coin Club
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 5 Dollars of Liberia commemorates the 20th World Youth Day in 2005. The image of a well known person is shown on this coin. Who is the person pictured on this coin?
a. Catholic Pope
b. German Chancellor
c. German Youth Minister
d. US President

See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #643
On some 2002 Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins of Greece, a small "S" is incuse in a star. These coins were minted in a country other than Greece. In which country were these coins minted?
a. Sweden
b. Switzerland
c. Slovakia
d. Spain
The correct answer for Quiz #643 is None of the selections. Finland (Suomi) was the minter of these coins. Sorry if some are offended by this deception. I will avoid it in the future.
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.  The #642 Quiz Game winner will be announced in the next WBCC Newsmail.
7. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Somalia 2008 trimetallics
* Japan 500 Yen Prefecture Series.
* Ghana 100 sika silver coin with gold plate

"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:

* 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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