Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 661

WBCC Newsmail 661 Volume 15, April 11, 2009

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. A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC members. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: José Cebrián (WBCC member #481), Spain
Age: 50
Profession: Researcher
Hobby: European Coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2009 from Martin Peeters
Belgium will issue a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2009 commomeraste the 200th anniversary of Louis Braille’s birth. Issuedate September 2009.
3. Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2009 from Martin Peeters, Netherlands
A New Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2009 commemorative: 'Japan prefectures: Nagano'

4. Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2009 from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland

Here is a scan of the Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2009 from Poland


5. Bi-metallic Error 2 Zloty Wledek Gebczyk, Poland

Here is a picture of a Bi-metallic Error 2 Zloty dated 2007 from Poland


6. Bi-metallic MTT from Stanislaw Bulawski and Grzegorz Stateczny, Poland

A new Bi-metalic token from city Przemysl - museum, From 1 April in Przemysl can be purchased - 12 Osina with Przemyśl Issuer: National Museum of the Earth Przemyskiej. Producer: Mint Łebska. 12 Osin - bimetal (brass, alpaca, synthetic Rubin) . Out of 2.5 thousand pcs , Diameter 27 mm

7. Bi-metallic 10 Rupees from Michael Ayrapetov, USA

I found 3 new Bi-metallic coins 2008 in eBay:

* Bi-metallic10 Rupees of India,

* Bi-metallic 1 Escudo of Cabinda,

* Bi-metallic 500 Dinars 2008 of Darfur Sultanate (Territory of Sudan). See aloso item 9

You can try in eBay: "bimetallic India 2008", "bi-metal Cabinda 2008" and "bi-metal Darfur 2008".

8. Bi-metallic medals from Allen Kwon, South-Korea
Kyobo is one of Korean famous insurer. This company had maden coin sets including each B-imetallic medals in the year 2000, 2001.It was also not for sell. When a customer buys some insurance, it was provided for gift. The design of 2000 medal is emblem of the Kyobo and 2001 medal is the building of the head office.
9. Bi-metallics Non Legal Tender from Jose Ramirez, Spain
Including Bi-metallic 500 Dinar crocodile coin from Darfur (region in Sudan). Non legal tender Bi-metallic from China.
10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

Luxembourg issued in 2009 a Five Euro Bi-metallic coin in its Flora and Fauna series. The composition is of sterling silver and gold thus it is unlikely one will find this coin in circulation. What member of the "Fauna" family is shown on this coin?
a.  Lynx
b.  Deer
c.  Kestrel
d.  Weasel
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #660
Russia issued a Bi-metallic 10 Roubles in 2007 that incorporated a Linden tree into the design. The coin was issued to recognize a Region in the Central Federal District of Russia, located on the banks of the Voronezh River in the Don basin, 508 km southeast of Moscow, Population: 506,114 (2002 Census). For which region was this coin issued?
a.  Lipetsk
b.  Rostov
c.  Arkhangelsk
d.  Novosibirsk
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #660 is a. Lipetsk.

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 #659 Quiz Game winner is Tom Galway, WBCC member #68.  There were 11 players in this game.

The winner of the first SUPER QQ is Gabor Toth, member #80. There were 10 players in this first Super QQ game, five of whom had a perfect score of seven points. In addition to Mr. Toth, perfect scores were made by Michael Ayrapetov, Meir Sapir, Allen Kwon, and Tom Galway.


11. The Super Quiz Question 2..... by Jack Hepler, USA

There are two Euro issuing countries with names that appear similar. These 2 countries are geographically separated by another Euro issuing country.
A. What are the names of the 2 countries?
B. What is on the regular issue of the 2 Euro Bi-metallic coin of the country in between and what is the significance of that image?
(Question suggested by Hans Bucek)
12. For Sale Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The "For Sale" page has been updated with new listed items.
The Items for sale can be seen at:
13. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Korean Bi-metallic Medals Kyobo Insurance 2000 & 2001
* 2008 India 10 Rupee
* Japan 2009 Nagano 500 yen
* Poland 2009 2 Zlote
* Poland token from Przemysl
* Korean Bi-metallic 2002 Marriage Medal
* Poland 2007 error 2 zloteEuro
* Europa Tr-imetallic medals

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:

* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, Saterday June 13, 2009, Utrecht, The Netherlands

* 9th Northern Coin Event 2009, Saturday September 19, 2009, Assen, The Netherlands, 

* 6th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, Sunday December 13, 2009, Herentals Belgium, http://

* 39th World Money Fair, January 29 to 31, 2010 in Berlin, Germany

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