Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 749

WBCC Newsmail 749 Volume 12, December 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

This week edited by Jack Hepler, USA, WBCC Development Center,

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.

Newsmails can now be viewed with images at
first you have to join the newsgroup.

1. WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point.
I will resume editing the WBCC Newsmail beginning with Newsmail 750.  Please send Bi-metallic news to me at my new E-mail address,

2. WBCC in the News…by Jack Hepler, USA

In the December, 2010 issue of CoinWorld magazine, Rita Laws, WBCC Member #520 and freelance writer, has acknowledged the WBCC as “the place for collectors interested in ringed-bimetallic and trimetallic coins, metals, tokens, and all kinds of (related, ed) exonumia.”  The article written by Dr. Laws provides a summary of types of collectables in this field with lots of great pictures.  One featured coin is the Somali 250 Shillings Tri-metallic of 2000, a very scarce issue that commemorates the Berlin reunification.

3. Austrian Bi-metallic for 2011…by Jack Hepler, USA
This picture was sent by Martin Peeters showing Austria’s special silver and niobium Bi-metallic 25 Euro coin for 2011.

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #749…by Jack Hepler, USA

This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
What lady’s face appears on the Bi-metallic 2010 Thailand 10 Baht?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #747.
Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic 2005 Egyptian Pound?

The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #747 is King Tutankhamen.

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 #746 prize winner was John Veltmeyer, WBCC Member #87.  There were three players.

5. WBCC Super Quiz Jack Hepler, USA
Taiwan issued a bimetallic coin with a legend written in Braille.  What do the dots say?

to Super Quiz #21.
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.

The correct answer is Kazakhstan.  Credit was given for Turkey though Turkey is considered only partly located in Asia.

There were five players in Super Quiz #21 and all answered with either of the two questions. 
The winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80.

6.  Bi-metallic Focal Point in Morocco…by Jack Hepler
Martin Peeters is still in Morocco with his drivable home.  His earlier problem with internet connection appears to have been resolved and he will resume sending the WBCC Newsmail with the next issue.  That is unless he gets captured by some lovely Moroccan lady who would rather live in a tent with no phones or internet connections.  Here is a message and picture he sent.

“Dear Jack, Attached (is) a picture of me and (my) sister by the Hassan II mosque in Cassablanca.

7.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:
* 40th World Money Fair, January 28-30, 2011, Berlin, Germany