Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 680

WBCC Newsmail 680 Volume 15, August 22, 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. TWOB now on Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
If you take a look at you find a file called: TWOB64.xls this is the leatest update of The World Of Bi-metallic Catalog as an Excel file. Free to load.
2. Bi-metallic 1/2 Dinar 2008 from Martin Peeters, Netherland
Received from a unknown source a picture of the Jardan 1/2 Dinar 2008
3. Bi-metallic 10 Bath and the Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
one can see and read the differences between the 10 Bath pieces
For the 10 Baht coins, new series on left and old (Y#227 1988-2008) on right, noticable differences are:
* In new series coin, distance between numeral 1 and 0 on the Braille number 10 is more.
* Prang of Wat Arun has more details and is taller
* Inner brass ring does not have a raised border
* The waves on the river are thinner
4. Bi-metallic from Jacek Stącel, Poland
Ukraine issues of new coins Bi-metallic. Published on the occasion: 60 - anniversary of the Council of Europe
Issue 45000
diameter 28 mm
Weight 9.40g
5. Bi-mretallic medals from South-Africa by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these Bi-medals from the next World Football Campionship. I have made a page in my web with all these medals that I knows.
All medals have a common side:
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 1994 Tri-metallic 20 Francs Commerative of France?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #679
Whose face appears on the 1995 Bi-metallic 10 New Shekels of Israel?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #679 is Golda Meir.

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 #678 Quiz Game winner is Michael Hill, WBCC member #487. There were 12 players in this game, all of whom had the correct answer. 

7. The WBCC Bi-metallic Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA
Quirinale Square is shown on a circulation Bi-metallic Coin. The square has buildings on three sides. The fourth side is open creating a view of the city. Statues of the "Horse Trainers" stand in the square.
a. Who are the "Horse Trainers"?
b. Name a resident who lives on Quirinale Square.
c. The open side faces generally in what cardinal direction?
How would you have asked the Name of a resident?
8. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster

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

Ukraine 2009 Council of Europe 60th Anniversary.
* Jordan 2008 1/2 dinar
* Thailand 10 baht varieties
* South African 2010 Football venues
9. Bi-metallic Half Dinar from Libya offer........Osama Ataib, Lybia
I can provide half a dinar coin Libya to members. If you are interested please E-mail me at:
10. Bi-metallic Jack Hepler, USA
Norm Bowers has many extra Bi-metallic coins; Unc and Circulated. If anyone would like to contact him I am sure he will give an excellent bargain on Bi-metallic coins. E-mail him at:
11. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster

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

Poland MTT from the city of Puck
* Syria error

* Poland 2 MTT varieties from Bolimow
* Tatra National Park Medal
* Thailand 50th Anniversary of National Research Council
* Pachislo Kokura Token. Image from Bob Spender

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:

* 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

* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, Saterday June , 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands
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