Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 760

WBCC Newsmail 760,  February 26, 2011

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

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Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics.
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1. Bi-metallic 2 euro 2011 from Greece….by by Jacek Stacel, Poland

Greece will issue a commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro in 2011.
The theme will be: Special Olympics Athens 2011 circulation coins 1,000,000 pieces, issue in June

2. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2011 from Canada…by Frans Woons, Canada

Just heard the news that the Royal Canadian Mint will issue, at the end of this month, a special 2011 specimen set containing a new Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2011. This coin will show a baby elk.
This coin is the second coin in a series that started last year with a coin showing baby lynx. It is in specimen quality and 15000 coins will be struck.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 from The Netherlands…by Pabitra Saha, UK

Here is the details of designer who designed 2 Euro Commem coin of Netherlands 2011 look at:

4. Bi-metallic 3 Euro from Slovenia….by Pabitra Saha, UK

The Bank of Slovenia will release a €3 bimetallic collector coin, issued to mark 20th anniversary of Slovenia`s independence. The €3 collector coin products are projected to be on sale from June 2011. The quantities and selling prices are: Quantity Selling price Coin card "Independence RS - €3" 4,000 pieces €13,00 Proof "Independence RS - €3" 5,000 pieces €10,00

5. Encased in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay an unusual Encased piece
Scotch Glenbruich - Encased Coin - Euclid Ohio !

6. Bi-metallic in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay an unusual Bi-metallic
Columbus, Nebraska PARK LUNCH 5¢ BiMetal Token NE

7. Bi-metallic medal from Poland…by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland

New Bi-metallic MTT from Poland, Warszawa,1 Cuprum 2010
Varsovian Mint founded by king Stanislaw August Poniatowski in 1766. Rring Al, center Cu, diamert 50 mm , issued only 500, Private edition

8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #760…by Jack Hepler, USA

This Mexican patriot distinguished himself at the Battle of Izucar and the Siege of Oaxaca. He was a member of the New York Lodge and became Mexico’s President in 1829. His image is featured on a Bi-metallic, 2010 Five Pesos coin of Mexico.
What is his name?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #759.
His mother’s name was Maria Garza. He had been a Mayor and a Governor. He was the Mexican President when the second assassination attempt was successful in the town of San Antonio Tlaxcalantongo.
Name this Mexican Patriot who is pictured on a Bi-metallic, 2010 Five Pesos coin of Mexico.
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #759 is Venustiano Carranza.

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 #758 prize winner was Mike Hill, WBCC member #487.

9. Super Quiz #23…………by Jack Hepler, USA

Many countries have issued coins to commemorate (and finance) the Olympic Games. There is one modern Bi-metallic issue which commemorates a game over 100 years ago. Name the issuing country, the type of coin, the date and place of these Olympic Games.

Answer to Super Quiz Question 22 is: 50

10.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, June 2011, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 41st World Money Fair, February 3-5, 2012, Berlin, German