Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 715

WBCC Newsmail 715 Volume 16, April 24, 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 2 Euro 2010 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A Belgium 2 Euro 2010 commemorate the Belium EU presidenty 1 juni 2010. 5.000.000 pieces will be issued

2. Bi-metallic 1/2 Dinar 2009 from Osama altaib, Libya

Change in half a dinar coin from Libya. Left the new Bi-metallic 1/2 looks


3. Bi-metallic 20 Won 2004 from Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain
I won this coin in Ebay. Bi-metallic 20 Won North Korea 2004.


4. Bi-metallic 2010 Liras from Turkish Jacek Stącel, Poland

Today I received these pictures of the new coins from the Turkish part of Cyprus. The new four Bi-metalics
50 Kurus 2010
1 Lira 2010
2 1/2 Lira 2010
5 Lira 2010
Perhaps these are the unofficial release, but the beautiful 4 new Bi-metalic collection
5. Encased Piece from Panama in Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a never seen before Encased piece
A Panana 25 centavos1996 Encased

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 2004 Bi-metallic 500 Leones of Sierra Leone?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #714
In addition to Queen Elizabeth II, whose other face appears on the Bi-metallic 2001 Gibraltar 2 Pounds?  The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #714 is Britannia.

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 #713 prize winner is John Veltmeyer, member #87. There were 11 players.

"Though not the face of an actual person, the image on the 1995 Bi-metallic 10 Francs of Monaco represents an important reward for service. What is the name of the award?"


7. 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.

8. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Belgian 2010 2 euro European Presidency
* Panama Encased from Tony Chibbaro
* Turkish Cyprus bimetallics
* North Korea 7 won with different reverse
* Libia half dinar new and old varieties

on Bi-metallic

"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