Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 732

WBCC Newsmail 732 Volume 16, August 21, 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 732 and 733, August 21 and 28 will be composed and sent out by Jack Hepler, USA.

Please notice Martin's new E-mail address is now:

Note: Due to technical difficulties and my own lack of skills, pictures of coins normally shown with the newsmail may be viewed for the next two weeks by going to the WBCC Website:

2. Argentine Bi-metallic Medal Carlos Mayer, Argentina

This weekend in Buenos Aires, Argentina, we had our national numismatic congress, XXX Jornadas Nacionales de Numismatica y Medallitica and we made a commemorative medal, this time a bi-metallic one. You can see the images, the diameter is 59 mm and the weight is 69.8 grams.

3. Bi-metallic Jordan 2009…Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Austria

The Jordan Bi-metallic Half Dinar issue of 2009, not previously listed in The World of Bi-metallics, show the same obverse design as previous issues.

4. Bi-metallics of Kazakhstan…by Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain

The National Bank of Kazakhstan has put into circulation 500 Tenge coins from "Space" series dedicated to Lunokhod - 1. Coins are issued in circulation on August 5th 2010.

Source of information: The National bank of Kazakhstan

Face value: 500 Tenge Mintage: 4000 pcs.

Quality: proof bimetal - silver 0.925 14.6 g. and tantalum 26.8 g.

Diameter 38.61 mm; weight 41 gram

The other coins in the series are:  “Space”, “The First Space Satellite of the Earth”, “Vostok”, and “Soyuz-Apollo”.

5. Bi-metallic Patterns of Greenland…by Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, Austria

Ed:  This image was taken from a picture of a set of Greenland pattern coins.

6.  Bi-metallic Coin of India Offered…by Murali Kumar, India

The Bi-metallic commemorative 10 Rupees is being offered by Murali Kumar of India.  This commemorative is in a credit card type pack.  Interested members should contact Murali directly.

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".

In the year 2000, two commemorative Bi-metallic 50 Schilling coins were issued by Austria.  One shows the face of Dr. Sigmund Freud.  Whose face appears on the other Bi-metallic 50 Schilling coin of Austria dated 2000?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #731

Whose face appears on the 2010 Bi-metallic 10 Dollars of Namibia?

The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #731 is Dr. Sam Nujoma.

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 #730 prize winner was Keith Beaumont WBCC member #168.  There were eight players.

8. WBCC Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA

Historical events and anniversaries are often displayed on coins. A very important historical event for one country was honored by another country on a Bi-metallic coin.  This event took place over 200 years ago near geographical coordinates 6 degrees, 30 minutes West, 36 degrees, 30 minutes North.  Name the coin, country that issued the coin and event.  (Please read the question and answer completely)

9. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster

The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:

"See you" next week, Jack Hepler, for:

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