Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 725

WBCC Newsmail 725 Volume 16, July 3, 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 Jacek Stącel, Poland

Finland announces a new series of Bi-metallic coins. Historical provinces of Finland

Face value: 5 Euro
Material: Bi-metalllic: CuNi / NG
Diameter: 27.25 mm


* Åland
* Häme
* Karelia
* Lapland
* Ostrobothnia
* Satakunta
* Savo
* Uusimaa
* Finland South - West

In 2010 will be issued the first two Bi-metallics in the series: Finland South and west and Satakunta.

2. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 from Mexico (1) Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain

New Bi-metallic coin from Mexico. Emiliano Zapata $5.

The consistency of the struggle and agrarian principles of Zapata, in line with the demands and aspirations of the rural communities of central and southern of the Republic, have given this a predominant leader in the history of Mexico.

Home wrestler agrarista of the Mexican Revolution. At the outbreak of the Madero revolution joined the movement, but the more dissatisfied the agrarian demands of the peasants of Morelos, Puebla, Mexico State and Federal District issued the Plan de Ayala and jumped again to armed struggle. The consistent defense of the peasants' demands led him to confront the regime of Madero, Huerta's dictatorship and to join the Sovereign Revolutionary Convention of Aguascalientes against constitutionalism.
He was killed by treachery by the Constitutionalist forces of General Pablo Gonzalez.


3. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 from Mexico (2) Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
More Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 are:

Próceres de la Revolución:
2010 Francisco I. Madero
Próceres de la Indepencia:
2010 José María Morelos y Pavón
2010 Vicente Guerrero

4. Bi-metallic off-centre from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
Colombia 500 pesos. Bi-metallic coin . Off-center error
5. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2010 from Singapore........Pabitra Saha, UK
Saw in:
The Monetary Authority of Singapore launched the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Commemorative Coins today.
The $2 Bi-Metal Brilliant Uncirculated Coin features the symbol of the Singapore 2010 emblem on the Aluminium-Bronze core. The YOG mascots, Lyo and Merly, and the distinctive Olympic rings are also featured in vibrant colours. Brilliant uncirculated condition. Mintage of 30,000 pieces.
6. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland (1) Jacek Stącel, Poland
Another series of MTT Bi-metallic city Grunwald. Released on the occasion of 600 anniversary of the victorious battle with the Teutonic Knights
7. Bi-metallic MTT's from Poland (2) Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Bi-metallic MTT from Warsaw Mint, City Nowy Sacz, 7 saczy 2010, Diametr 27 mm, ring - brass, center - KN, issued 15.000 pieces
Bi-metallic MTT from ciyy Szczecinek, 1 Wartek 2010, ring brass, center KN, issued 15.000 pieces
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".

Whose face appears on the 1995 Bi-metallic 500 Sucres of Ecuador?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #724
Whose face appears on the 2002 Bi-metallic 2 Euro of Austria?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #724 is a Bertha von Suttner.

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 #721 prize winner was Charley Nash, WBCC member #503. There were seven players.
The Quiz Game #722 prize winner was Tom Galway, WBCC member #68. There were seven players.
The Quiz Game #723 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80. There were 12 players


9. WBCC Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA

At least 39 African countries have issued Bi-metallic coins. Some are plentiful but some are very hard to find. There are commemoratives, pattern pieces and coins issued for circulation. Several countries have issued a Bi-metallic coin with the value of 10. Which of these African countries is/are landlocked?

Answer to WBCC June Super Quiz #16
When the Euro coins were launched in 2002, optional edge lettering was authorized. Most countries incorporated a series of designs for the edges including stars, country names, ornaments or value. Which country created Bi-metallic edge designs that were NOT country name, ornaments, value or stars? What was the inscription on the Bi-metallic 2 Euro of that country and what does it say in English?

The correct answer is in German: "EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT".
The June Super Quiz 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:
* Finland 5E Provinces Satakunta, South & West
* Poland MTT from Nowy Sacz
* Poland MTT from Grunwald
* Singapore Youth Olympics
* Mexico 5 peso 2010 Emiliano Zapata
* Vatican 2e 2010
* Gough Island, Tristan da Cunha 25 pence 2009

"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