Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 746

WBCC Newsmail 746 Volume 12, November 27, 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.

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1. New WBCC member…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member, let me introduce her:
Name: Rita Laws (WBCC member #520), USA
Profession: Free-lance writer, researcher
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: To learn everything I can about numismatics. I think coins, currency and exonumia are fascinating.
Against: Boring repetitive low relief coin design
How did I know about the WBCC: found while researching an article

2. WBCC Focal point on the road…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

The next 2 months I will be traveling to and trough Morocco.
I will compose the WBCC Newsmail as long I have an Internet connection by satelite
I will travel by mobilehome and will travel trough Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal.
Take the boat to Morocco on December 11th. and back on January 21th, 2011 to be back on time
for attending the World Money Fair in Berlin,
The following dates I will be in Spain and Portugal, maybe I can meet some WBCC members. Let me know at:
December 2: Salamanca, Camping: Ruta de la Plata
December 3: Nazara, Camping: Orbitur Valado
December 6, Lissabon,Camping Lisboa
December 9: Isla Cristina, Camping: Giralda, Isla Cristine
December 10: Tarifa, Camping Paloma

3. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2010 from Finland….by Antonio Mateo, Spain

Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 5 Euros 2010 from Finland Satakunta

4. Bi-metallic 10 Pesos 2010… Antonio Mateo, Spain

New coin 10 Pesos Mexico. The coin have a nominal value of 10 pesos and is bimetallic, consisting of two combinations, one in the central part and one for the ring perimeter. The reverse has the bust of Octavio Paz and below the words "Nobel Prize of Literature 1990."

5. Bi-metallic 10 Baht 2010 from Thailand…… Antonio Mateo, Spain

A new Bi-metallic 10 Baht 2010 from Thailand, commemorate 60th Ann. of Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board. Mintage: 1,000,000 coins

6. Bi-metallic 10 Rupee 2010 from India……….by Pabitra Saha, UK
India has released full set of RBI coins for general circulation except for 75 rupees coin . Here is the press release and image of 10 rupees which is bimetallic.

7. Bi-metallic medals from Finland… Kari Hurskainen, Finland
i just found those , 100 e and 200 e is high price

8. Bi-metallic 2 Dinar from Andorra… Jacek Stacel, Poland

I found this on ebay, can anyone else with this is not our ;-))
Andorra 3x2 diners bimetallic coins

9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #746………by Jack Hepler, USA

This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face". Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic 2006 San Marino 2 Euro? See this coin and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #745.
Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic 2010 Ghana 1 Yiehun?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #745 is TribalLeader, Donwie.

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 #744 prize winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member #261.
There were four players.

10. Super Quiz #21…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is a bimetallic coin issuing country in Asia that uses the Latin alphabet. It is surrounded by countries which do not use the Latin alphabet. Name the country.

Answer to Super Quiz #20.

Circulation Bi-metallic coins may NOT be found in which country (s) bordering the Black Sea?
The correct answer is Romania.

There were five players in Super Quiz #20

11.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