Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 661
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 http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
1. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC members. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: José Cebrián (WBCC member #481), Spain
Hobby: European Coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2009 from Belgium...by 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 Japan...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
A New Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2009 commemorative: 'Japan prefectures: Nagano'
Picture from: http://worldcoinnews.blogspot.com/
4. Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2009 from Poland...by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here is a scan of the Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2009 from Poland
5. Bi-metallic Error 2 Zloty 2007........by Wledek Gebczyk, Poland
Here is a picture of a Bi-metallic Error 2 Zloty dated 2007 from Poland
6. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland....by 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 India...by 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 Korea.....by 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 Dafur...by Jose Ramirez, Spain
Look at this ebay auction: http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=400042200500
Including Bi-metallic 500 Dinar crocodile coin from
10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #661...........by 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
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 page...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The "For Sale" page has been updated with new listed items.
The Items for sale can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/sales/sales.html
13. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by 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.
The WBCC will attend the following future International
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, Saterday June 13, 2009, Utrecht, The Netherlands http://en.knm.nl
* 9th Northern Coin Event 2009, Saturday September 19, 2009, Assen, The Netherlands, http://www.muntmanifestatie.nl
* 6th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, Sunday December 13, 2009, Herentals Belgium, http://www.numismatica-herentals.be
* 39th World Money Fair, January 29 to 31, 2010 in Berlin, Germany