Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 681

WBCC Newsmail 681 Volume 15, August 29, 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. New WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 2 new WBCC members. Let me introduce them to you:
Name: Frederick A Liberatore (WBCC member #497), USA
Age: 64
Profession: biochemist
Hobby: world coins including bimetallics especially euros: Vatican and San Marino
Goal: Fun
How did you know about the WBCC: by Bob Fritsch

Name: Mujahid Shariff (WBCC member #498), India

Age: 32

Profession: IT Manager

Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics

Goal: Comprehensive Indian coins collection

Against: Nothing in particular

How did you know about the WBCC: Through another forum,


2. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro' Jose Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these 1 Euro Fantasy Euro's from Germany, Luxemburg, Monaco and France. The coins have a common side.
The coins are in a set of legal tender coins, several dates. The Monaco coin with French Euros, I have this coin dated 2005 too.
3. Bi-metallic MTT's from Jacek Stącel, Poland
Here are pictures of Bi-metallic NTT's from Radom. Issued on the occasion of air shows
4. Bi-metallic Encased Silver Dollar in Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Neven saw this before in Ebay:
1878 Buick Silver Dollar
Item Description:
Up for auction is an 1878 Silver Dollar Coin. This coin is a Rare encased coin that was only sent to Buick Automobile Dealerships! The front casing states "YOU CAN BET A MILLION IT'S THE BEST BUICK YET" and the back casing states "WHEN BETTER AUTOMOBILES ARE BUILT BUICK WILL BUILD THEM" Shipping cost includes delivery confirmation & insurance! Please let us know if you have any questions?
5. Bi-metallic 10 Baht from Thailand as a Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw in Ebay this Keychain with a Bi-metallic 10 Baht from Thailand
<>6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
A Thailand 10 Baht commemorating the WHO Food Award was issued in 2007.
Whose face appears on this Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #680
Whose face appears on the 1994 Tri-metallic 20 Francs Commerative of France?

The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #680 is Pierre de Coubertin.

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 #679 Quiz Game winner is Hector Garcia, WBCC member #494. There were 11 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:

Fantasy Euros varieties
* USA encased Morgan Dollar

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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