Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 737

WBCC Newsmail 737 Volume 16, September 25, 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.

2.The WBCC at The Netherlands Largest Coin Show…by Frans Dubois, WBCC DocuCentre
Last week the largest coin show in the Netherlands took place in Assen. The WBCC visited this coin show for the 10th time and was present at all former editions. This time without Martin who was in Ceska Lipa (Czech Republic).
The only  Bi-metallic news at the coin show  was the issue of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro from Portugal.

A lot of visitors visited the WBCC booth!
Frans pictured at the WBCC Booth in Assen

Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Finland….by Antonio Mateo, Spain
New Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Finland.

4.Bi-metallics 500 Yen 2011 from Japan….by Jacek Stacel, Polan
Here are the new  Bimetallic 500 Yen dated 2011 from Japan, commemorating: Aichi, Aomor and Saga

5.Bi-metallic 2000 Won 2004 from …by Gerhard Schoen, Germany
Here is my picture of theBi-metallic  North Korean 2000 Won 2004 (S#735) which is unlisted in TWOB. Design is the same (Ryugyeong Jeong Juyeoung Sports Hall with Hyundai company name and the logo and arch of the Three Point Charter of Korean Reunification) as on the bimetallic 1 Won (S#731), 7 Won (S#733) and 20 Won (S#732).

6.Bi-metallic 10 Sheqalim 2010 from Israel…by Yossi Barzelay, Israel
Here is a scan of the Bi-metallic 10 Sheqalim coin 2010 from Isreal
I can offer this 10 Sheqalim 2010 for WBCC members for 4  US$, please E-mail me at:  if you are interested

Bi-metallic 10 Pesos 2010 from Mexico…by Antonio Mateo, Spain
Here is a scan of a new Bi-metallic 10 Pesos from Mexico commemorating
La soldadera

8.Bi-metallic 50 Dinar 2009 from Algeria….by Patrick Raffin,
The 50 dinar 2009 from Algeria also exists, I have it. thern click on DZA in the left column.
9. Bi-metallic tokens from Austria and Italy….by Antonio Mateo
Here are scans of:

Austria - Mr Green - game token ring - KN , center - brass , diametr 30mm

Rome - medalion 1900 Pope Leon XIII rinf - brass , center – billon

Bi-metallics from Flanders, France by ……..Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here are scans of
Republic of Flanders - 1 Euro 2010 (fantasy)
France - medal International Marathon 2000 ring - brass , center KN , diametr 42mm

France - Pont de Tancarville 1 Passage classe 1 – token ring - brass , center KN , diametr 28mm

11.Bi-metallic MTT’s from Poland….by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here are scans of Bi-metallic MTT’s from Poland
City Grodzisk Mazowiecki
City Elblag
City Czestochowa, 1 Florek 2010IV Pilgrimage Firemans, ring brass,  center KN,  diamert  27 mm,  issued  120
City Krakow, 4 Hr  2010 Krakow Scouting , ring brass, center KN, diamert 27 mm, issued 400
City  Krakow   4 Dary  2010  Krakow Scouting, ring brass,  center KN,  diamert  27 mm,  issued 400
City  Konopiska, token 2010 ring brass, center KN,  diamert 27 mm,  issued  1200
City  Zielonka, medal ring  -  brass, center KN,  diamert  27 mm,  issued 100 

Encased in Ebay….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

13. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #737…by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Two faces appear on a Bi-metallic Thailand 10 Baht dated 2545 (2002). In addition to King Rama XI, whose face appears on this coin?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #736.
Whose face appears on the 2009 Slovenian Bi-metallic 3 Euro?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #736 is Edvard Rusjan.

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 #735 prize winner was Barry Murray WBCC member #411. There were seven players

14. 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.

15. 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,

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