Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 695

WBCC Newsmail 695 Volume 15, December 5, 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. WBCC at an International Coin Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Next week Sunday December 13 Frans Dubois and myself will represent the WBCC at the  6th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, Belgium
We will have our own WBCC Booth. Every WBCC member who visits us will receive a nice (Bi-metallic) present.
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Here are more pictures of commemoratives Bi-metallic 2 Euro from several countries
* Belgium Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 commemorate Chairman of the European Union
* Luxembourg Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 depicting Grand duc Henri, possible design
* Luxembourg Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 depicting Grand duc Henri, possible design
* Malta Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 commemorate 1950 Anniversary of the Shipwreck of St. Paul
* Slovenia Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 (!!) commemorate 1150 Anniversary of the battle in Moravia with St.Cyril and Methodius
3. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2009 from Max Aiello, Italy
it has just been released the latest Bi-metallic 2009 Mexico 5 Pesos Indipendencia commemorating Leona Vicario. This is the 23rd coin of the 2010 serie.
4. Bi-metallic 5 Rand 2009 from Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain
Here a scan of the Bi-metallic 5 rand 2009 from South Africa.
5. Bi-metallic 5 Dollar 2010 from by Max Aiello, Italy
Here it is the picture of Singapore Bi-metallic $5 2010
6. Bi-metallic 25 Pence 2009 from Gough Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Refering WBCC Newsmail 694 Item 3 about the Gough Island (Tristan Da Cunha) Bi-metallic 25 Pence 2009 Owl. Here is a picture
More info about this small island:
7. Bi-metallic MTT from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Polish Bi-metallic MTTs from Leba Mint
City Warsaw, 7 Dziadow  2009 
Diam 27 mm, ring - alpaka, center brass, issued 30000 pieces
Is this MTT ridiculing Polish politicians
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic Syrian 25 Pounds of 1995?

See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #694
Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic Liberian 5 Dollars dated 2005?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #694 is Pope Benedict XVI.

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 #693 Quiz Game winner is Mike Hill, WBCC member #487. There were eight players in this game.
9. The WBCC Bi-metallic Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA
There are nine bridges in Budapest crossing the river that passes though the city. One is pictured on the Hungarian Bi-metallic 200 Forint dated 2009.
What is the name of this bridge?
When traveling by boat from north to south, how many bridges in Budapest would you pass before reaching this bridge?
What is the span (distance) between the bridge pillars?

Answer to WBCC Super Quiz #9
Peru issued two bimetallic coins, showing lines in the Nazca desert plain. (birds)
What bird is on which coin and in which directions on the Nazca desert are the birds flying.
The answer must use the eight point compass directions.
The correct answer is:
Humming Bird, 2 Nuevos Soles, flying Northeast (NE).
Condor, 5 Nuevos Soles, flying Southeast (SE).
The winner will be announced next week
10 . New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster

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

* Mexico 2009 Leona Vicario $5
* South Africa 2009 5 rand new wording
* Guernsey House of Stuart Charles II
* Luxembourg and Malta 2010 2 euro
* Gough Island

11. Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Of Bi-metallic (TWOB) issue 65 is now available at: as an Excel-file
The most complete cataloque of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics from all over the World and it is for free
12. My (Bi-metallic) webpages Fred De Schrevel, The Netherlands
I have updated my website
Many bimetallic coins/medals/patterns are mentionned under the button: 'Bimetaal' / 'Bimetal'. Shippment by registered priority mail all over the world."

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:

* 6th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, Sunday December 13, 2009, Herentals Belgium,
* 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
* 10th Northern Coin Event 2010, Saturday September 18, 2010, Assen, The Netherlands,

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