Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 736

WBCC Newsmail 736 Volume 16, September 18, 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

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

Also I will continue the format (MS-Word) like Jack did. Reason is my mail address is now via hotmail and there are restrictions composing the WBCC Newsmail.

I want to thank Jack Hepler for the very good job he did, while I was preparing living in my mobilehome and getting Internet via satellite in my home. Again thanks Jack !!!

Bi-metallic 10 Franc 2010 from Congo…….by  Jose Raminez, Spain
Saw in:

It is an offer from the company BTN and the offer a Bi-metallic 10 Franc 201`0 from Congo commemorate the Dala Lama.

Bi-metallic 5 Shilling 2009………by Wolfgang Schuster, Austria
Please note the following new years of kenya circulation coinage: 5 shillings 2009 (KM#37)

4.Bi-metallic 10 and 20 Dinar 2009 from Algeria…….by Jose L. Ramirez, Spain
I have bought these coins that are not listed in the TWOB. Algeria Bi-metallic 10 and 20 Dinar 2009

Bi-metallic medals from Germany….by Jose L. Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these 2 sets of Bi-metallic medals made/sell by

One of the set is from German Unity and the other one is from the lander of Nordrhein Westfalen.

Later I can saw a set from Thuringen

6.Bi-metallic in Ebay… Martin Peeters,The Netherlands
Saw I Ebay a Bi-metallic 10 Zloty 2009 Proof from Poland commerating Tadeusz Gajcy one doesn’ t see often:

7.Bi-metallic Quiz Game #736…by Jack Hepler, USA

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

Whose face appears on the 2009 Slovenian Bi-metallic 3 Euro?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #735.

Whose face appears on the NON-States commemorative 2006 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coin of Mexico? This question is NOT about one of the special states issues.

The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #735 is Benito Juarez Garcia.

Correction: I reported President Kibaki as the first President of Kenya. He was actually the third President.

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 #734 prize winner was Meir Sapir WBCC member #296. There were eight players.

8. Answer to WBCC Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA
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.

The coin is 2 Pounds 2008.

Gibraltar issued the coin.

The event was the Battle of Trafalgar.

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

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

10. Basel Coin fair….by Hans Bucek, Switzerland
Tthe date of the Basel Coin Fair has been shifted to Basler Münzenmesse 5. to 6. February 2011. Kongresszentrum Messe Baselwhich is (for the first time) after the Berlin coin show!

"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