Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 697

WBCC Newsmail 697 Volume 15, December 19, 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. World Money Fair Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Money Fair 2010, the World's bigest Coin Show, held in Berlin from January 29 till 31, 2010, now available
the Floorplan
and the exhibitors list
If you look carefully you can read the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club booth is located yust near the entrance.
2. The WBCC at the Coin Show Herentals, Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Last Sunday December 13th Frans Dubois and myself attended the 6th edition od Numismatica Herentals in Belgiumand here are some pictures of this event
Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters
WBCC member Eddy Maes from Belgium and Frans Dubois talking about Bi-metallics
Chairman of the Coin Show Rudy Dillen is very happy with some gifts from the WBCC
Frans Dubois hands over some gifts to Aldermen of the City Herentals Ms. Ingrit Ryken and she is happy too.
Overview of the floor of the Coin Show with many dealers from several countries and many collectors
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Frans Dubois, The Netherlands

Portugal will issue a commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro on October 5, 2010 for the 100th anniversary of the Republic


UNC, 2.000.000 pieces
BU, 7.000 pieces
Proof, 7.000 pieces

4. Bi-metallic 5 Bolivianos 2010 from Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain
Here a picture of a Bi-metallic 5 Bolivianos 2010 from Bolivia Estado Plurinacional De Bolivia, Multicountry State of Bolivia
5. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010 from Vatican Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
According the Vatican City Philatelic and Numismatic Office (UFN) they will issue the foloowing Bi-metallics:
* Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010, in anual BU and Proofs set
* Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 commemorate The Year OF Priests
Look also at:

6. Bi-metallic 500 Dirham 2009 from Morocco…by Max Wehr, Germany

Marokko will issue a new Bi-metallic 500 Dirham (Ag/Au) 2009 commemorate 50th anniversaire de la création de Bank Al-Maghrib   


7. Bi-metallic MTT from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here is a new Polish Bi-metallic MTT from Warsaw Mint
7 Dukatow fortunately
Diam 27 mm, ring - brass, center K-N
8. Bi-metallic Coca Cola Antonio Silva, Brasil
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 693 item 12 about the Bi-metallic Coa Cola tokens form Brasil
I find these pictures, SA token has only one side. FZ = Fortaleza / Ceara
Here are more pictures
9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
A Bi-metallic Thailand 10 Baht commemorative dated 2543 (CE2000) shows the face of a woman.
What is this woman's name?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #696
The Bi-metallic 2001 One Euro of Monaco bears two faces. One is the face of Prince Rainier III.
Whose is the other face?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #696 is Crown Prince Albert II.

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 #695 Quiz Game winner is Allen Kwon, WBCC member #472. There were eight players in this game
10 . The Super Quiz Question 10..... by 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?

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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