Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 645

WBCC Newsmail 645 Volume 14, December 20, 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. New WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 2 new members. Let me introduce her and him to you:
Name: Chelle  (WBCC member #470)
Age: 24
Profession: Artist
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: To collect as many coins as I can, especially (but not exclusively) video game related coins and tokens, and to have fun while doing so.
Against: Evil
How did I know about the WBCC: Through a Google search
Name: Matthew LLoyd (WBCC member #471), Australia
Age: 44
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallicsYes
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet
2. WBCC at the 5th Coin Event in Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Last Sunday Frans Dubois and I went to the 5th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, Belgium.
You can see us at the WBCC booth, an overview of the tables and a picture with Frans and WBCC member Eddy Maes from Belgium
Further one could struck a medal. Frans made a special one with a blanc Bi-metallic. Only 2 were made from a blank Bi-metallic.
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro from Michael Ayrapetov, USA
In Website of National Bank of Sovakia I found The Issue Plan of Slovak commemorative coins in 2009. There are information about 2 bimetallic      2 Euro coins:
a. 10 years of Economic and Monetery Union; expected issue date: January 2009.
b. 17 November - Day of the Fight for Freedom and Democracy - the 20th Anniversary; expected issue date: November 2009.
There are no images of this bimetallic coins. URL is:
Click on "Menu", than click on "Slovak currency", than click on "The issue Plan of Slovak commemorative coins".
4. Bi-metallic 10 Ripee from Wolfgang Schuster, Austria
A new Bi-metallic 10 Rupees from India
Outering Al/BrCu 92%, Al6%Ni2%
Centre Cu75%Ni25%
5. Fabrizio Annovi, Italy
6. Tri-metallics from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Turkey 10 Mil. Lira 2000
Turkey 7.5 Mil. Lira 2001
Turkey 7.5 Mil. Lira 2000
7. Bi-metallic medal from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
A Bi-metallic medal from Mexico you don't see often in Ebay
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic 2 Lati was issued by the Republic of Latvia in 1999. it features a cow on one side of the coin and the Latvian Coat of Arms on the other. How many lion figures appear on this coin?
a. One
b. Two
c. Three
d. Four
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #644
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
The correct answer for Quiz #644 is a. Catholic Pope.

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 is Barry Murray WBCC member #411. The #643 Quiz Game winner is Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.
9. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Seasons Greeting from Fabrizio Annovi 
* Turkey trimetallics
* Kazakhstan 2008 500 tenge

"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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