Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 714

WBCC Newsmail 714 Volume 16, April 17, 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. Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2010 from Wolfgang Schuster, Austria
Adalbert from Slovenia sent the following info:
* released march12
* Bi-metallic 3 euro, 30 eur silver and 100 eur gold coins with same design 
* commemorating  world ski flying championships at Planica 

2. Bi-metallics from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland

Bi-metallics from Kamberra;

* 1 Numisma 2004  diametr 26,75  ring - bronze  center - KN  issued  1000
* 2 Numisma 2005  diametr 26,75  ring - brass   center - bronze  issued  300
* 2 Numisma 2005  diamert 25,75  ring - brass center - bronze  issued  300 A, Einstein
The Kingdom of Kamberra is an invention of Luxembourg artist Franck Medina (King Franck I), as a focus for the creation of his artistamp and banknote designs. It is purportedly a small Pacific island nation, founded on 24 August, 1988. Home to a population of 23,800 who speak Spanish and Kamberri, it is described as a place of "peace, well-being, tolerance and sharing". Mr Medina's website states that the name "Kamberra" is derived from the Kamberri word "kamba'area", meaning "meeting place".The similarity with the name of Australia's capital city, Canberra (named for a Ngunawal Aboriginal word also meaning "meeting place") is probably deliberate
3. Tri-metallic in Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A Tri-metallic in Ebay you don't see often:
4. Bi-metallic in Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A Bi-metallic in Ebay you don't see often:
Romania 100 Lei 1996 Bimetallic Pattern Olymp. Shooting
5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face"
In addition to Queen Elizabeth II, whose other face appears on the Bi-metallic 2001 Gibraltar 2 Pounds?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #713
Two faces appear on the Bi-metallic 2006 Two Pounds of the United Kingdom. One is Queen Elizabeth II. Whose is the other face?
Republic?  The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #713 is Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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 #712 prize winner is Barry Murray, member #411.  There were 12 players.

6. WBCC Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA
Kings have been rulers of nations down through the ages. Sometimes Kings were benevolent, sometimes despots. Kings remain popular as heads of state even today. Some are only figureheads and some actually rule the nation. Name the Bi-metallic issuing countries that have a King. Queens, Princes, Princesses and others who are considered royalty are not to be included.

"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