Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 727

WBCC Newsmail 727 Volume 16, July 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. WBCC Newsmails and E-mail Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
WBCC Newsmail 730, 731 and 732, August 7, 14 and 21 will be composed and send out by Jack Hepler, USA
Please notice my new E-mail address starting August 1:
2. A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:

Name: Sergio Matzir (WBCC member #517), Guatemala
Age: 33
Profession: Public Accountant and Auditor
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Get to collect all the coins from Guatemala
How I you know about the WBCC: Through the internet looking Bi-metallic coins of Guatemala


Sergio is he first WBCC member from Guatamala !!


3. Bi-metallic error from Frans Woons, Canada
Here images of an error 50 kurus Turkey 2009 piece.  This coin has a clipped plug.
4. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 from Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain

A new Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 from Mexico, depicting Venustiano Carranza(1850-1920)

The presence of Carranza in the Mexican Revolution was nationalistic, legal and civil process. He led the fight against Victoriano Huerta by Enactment of Plan de Guadalupe, which brought together, at least for some time, the various revolutionary forces. Despite having adopted agrarian principles, he faced the forces of Zapata and Villa. As First Chief of Constitutionalism, convened the Constituent Congress of 1916 and enacted the 1917 Constitution. In 1920, before the disputes that faced the revolutionary Sonora, was killed by forces loyal to Tlaxcalaltongo Álvaro Obregón.

5. Bi-metallic MTT from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
A new Bi-metallic MTT, 1 Wartek from city Szczecinek 2010 without letter A, it's test Bi-metallic, issued only 35 pieces struck

6. Bi-metallic Amusement Tokens……by Bob Spender (via Rod Sell)

I have sent images of tokens previously so am adding 3 that are new to me - all three are amusement (probably pachinko) tokens.
a. Super Hollywood Super Hollywood (2 stars between, around the NB edge) H (large letter in brass  enter)


b.Club New York Club New York (2 stars between, around the NB edge)  (Statue of Liberty Head in brass center)


c. World Cup (star) 6 Korean letters (star) World Cup (star) 6 Korean letters (around the NB edge) World Cup (over globe in brass center)

All three are 25mm in diameter NB edge with a 15.5 mm brass center.
7. Bi-metallic Radhames P. Diaz, Dominican Republic

Here I send you some pic from some gift, one friend bring me the square coin encased curacao is 5 cent year 1948 in the black and the others i get in a museun here.

8. Encased in Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay an Encased you don't see often:
Encased 1888 Morgan Dollar, 1955 GE Bowling League


9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".

Whose face appears on the Jordanian 1997 Bi-metallic Half Dinar?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #726
She was the Queen of the Amazons.  Whose face appears on this Bi-metallic Two Pounds of Gibraltar dated 2000?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #726 is Hippolyte or any of the six other spellings of the name.

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 #725 prize winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC member #261. There were seven players.

10. 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.

11. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
 Three game tokens
* Turkey 2009 50 kurus error
* Poland MTT


I offer in ebay 5 euro Luxemburg 2010.

"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