Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 710

WBCC Newsmail 710 Volume 16, March 20, 2010

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.

1. WBCC For Sale Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster, Australia
We have a "For Sale" page where members can list up to 10 items. Just email me the details of the items you want to list, with your price and a scan of the item.
The items listed can be viewed at:
We have recently had some Korean Bi-metallics listed.
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands 
The Italian Mint will issue im March a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 commemotare Count Cavour in a anual BU set 2010. 17.000 copies will be sold
3. My Bi-metallic Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
My webpage have a new address: in Spanish language (some pages in English)
4. Bi-metallics from Palastine Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain 
I have got these coins from Joel Anderson. I take photos to the coins to share with the WBCC members
5. Bi-metallic Fansaty Euro's from Vaticane City Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Image from the fantasy coins dated 2008. The coins are from the series named Specimen
6. Bi-metallics from Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have got this Bi-metallic from Montenegro. The coin shows the Mala Rijeka Bridge
7. Bi-metallics Fantay Euro's Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
These images are from a 2 Euro Fantasy coins. First one show the Original Shin, from the Sistine Chapel ceiling,
Second one shows the Making of the Sun and the Moon, from the same picture from Michelangello
The third coin is only a design taken from this Ebay auction
This design is for the Holy Year 2010, look at this Wikipedia article (german, I can`t found the english version). This celebration are in the City of Santiago de Compostela, in the north of Spain. Official webpage in
8. Bi-metallic from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic  Token from Gibraltar you don't see often:

Gibraltar 1967 Proof Crown Coin Encased Spink London

9. Bi-metallic medals from Vatican Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain

I have obtained these bimetallic medal from Vatican City. The medals are from a set named Dutch Popes.


10. Bi-metallic Trade Token from the Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay a Trade Token from USA you don't see often:



12. Bi-metallic Personal Tokens from the Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay 2 Personal tokens from USA you don't see often:




13. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 1997 Australian Bi-metallic Five Dollars?
Queen Elizabeth II is also on this coin but that is not the answer I want.

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #709
Whose face appears on the 2000 Mexican Bi-metallic 20 Pesos?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #709 is Octavio Paz.

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 Quiz Game #708 prize winner is Gaurav Singh, member #490. There were nine players.

14. WBCC Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA
Switzerland issued three beautiful Bi-metallic 10 Francs coins that featured three of the highest mountains in the Alps. The mountains so honored were The Matterhorn Cervin, Jungfrau, and Piz Bernina.  What is the sum of the heights of these three mountains?

Answer to WBCC Super Quiz #12
The cross and crosslets of Llantrisant is the mintmark appearing on the Bi-metallic coins of which country? In which year did this mintmark first appear on a coin of this country?
The correct answers are The United Kingdom and 1983. The winner will be announced next week.
Here is a picture of WBCC member Mike Hill winner of the 10th Super Quiz and his certificate.

15. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Private tokens from James Williston
* Italy 2010 2e
* Popes from the region now called the Netherlands

"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 Auction/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, The Netherlands,
WBCC Website:
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 10th Northern Coin Event 2010, September, 2010, Assen, The Netherlands,
* 7th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, December, 2010, Herentals Belgium,
* 40th World Money Fair, January, 2011, Berlin, Germany