Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 676

WBCC Newsmail 676 Volume 15, July 25, 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 Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail. Please read the Super Quiz Question.

1. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2009 from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 675 item 5 about the Mexico 5 Pesos 2009 there is a 6th piece, depicting Agustin De Sturbide
2. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2009 from Jacek Stącel, Poland

There are a new 10 roubles coin, city of  Veliky Novgorod.

Issue date august, 3.

This coin not was in the planning last year, see the pdf file, printed last year (same day).

In the actual planning for 2009 is the number 51


3. Bi-metallic MTT's from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Another series from the Polish Bi-metalic MTT
City: Krasnobród, 7 Dukatow 2009, Diam 27 mm ring - brass, center K-N, issued 15.000
4. Bi-metallic MTT's from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here a new Polish Bi-metallic MTTs from Warsaw Mint
* City Lubawka, 7 Dzionkow 2009, Diam. 27mm, ring brass, center K-N, issued 15.000 pieces
* City Kazimierz Dolny, 7 Eurokazimierzy  2009
* City Suwalki, 7 Suwali, 2009,  Diam 27 mm  , ring - brass , center K-N , issued 20.000
And 2 MTTs  from  Leba Mint
* City Przemysl, Museum, 2x 12 Osin Pipe and Bellm, Diam. 27mm, ring brass, center alpaca, issued 2x 2.500 pieces
* City Ilawa, 7 Jazzorakow from an unknown Mint, Diam. 27mm, ring brass, center K-N, issued 1.000 pieces
5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (1) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have got this images from an Ebay auction closed some time ago. I only have the Dresden Bi-metallic.
All the coins have a common side. Diameter 40 mm, weight 28 gr. The medals were struck with silver.
There are more of these german coins, you can see here (english) or here (spanish)
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (2) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro dated 2007. The coin shows the bridge of Mostar.
7. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (3) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Bi-metallic Euro Fantasy. The coin conmemorates the 80 years of the Vatican State.
Diameter: 40,00 mm
Weight 28,0 gr.
Mintage: 30.000 coins
Edge: plain.
8. Bi-metallic Fantay Euro (4) Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have bought this Bi-metallic to a chinesse ebay seller. I think that te coin not was minted by International Mint.
I have a little book with the italian Euro test tokens (see the image included) and this coin is not listed.
The reverse is the same that use International Mint, but the obverse have some mistakes that a good mint like IM is imposible to made it:
The letters and the star is touching the inner part of the coin.
This design was used by IM in a 2 Euro coin without date (minted in 2000)
for a Numismatic meeting in Bologna (18-19 March)
9. Bi-metallic fake South Georgia and the South Sandwich Pat Clay, USA
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 673 item 8 about the Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2008 from the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, It seems that this one is not officially authorised...
10. Bi-metallic medals from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have got these bimetallic medals from several "landers" from Germany.
The common side shows an eagle.
You can see more of these medals here (spanish only)
11. Tri-metallic from Germany in Ebay......Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Look at these Ebay auctions. A Tri-metallic medal from the “Football series”,
12 Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".  Whose face appears on the 1999 Bi-metallic 50 Schilling of Austria?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #674
Whose face appears on the 1994 Bi-metallic Five Dollars of Australia?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #675 is Mary Lee.

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 #674 Quiz Game winner is Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.  There were 11 players in this game, all of whom had the correct answer.
13. The Super Quiz Question 5..... by Jack Hepler, USA

In 1993, two non-English speaking countries issued high denomination circulation Bi-metallic coins. Both coins show a tree. The two countries are antipodean. (They are directly on opposite sides of the earth) What are the names of these two countries and what are names of the trees?

14. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster

The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:

* Russia 2009 10r Veliky Novgorod.
* Poland MTT from Krasnobrod
* Germany fantasy Medals
* Germany Landers Medals
* Poland MTTs from Fajek Museum
* Poland MTT from Jazzoraki
* Poland MTT from Lubawka
* Fantasy Vatican Popes 80th Birthday Medal
* Fantasy 2007 europ from Bosnia
* International Mint medal, suspected fake

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

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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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