Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 772

WBCC Newsmail 772,  May 28, 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

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. Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2011 from Isle of Man……….by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2011 from Isle Of Man commemorate IV youth Games

2. Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2011 from Japan….by Vadim Naumov, Russia
Here are the pictures of the new Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2011 from Japan, depicting the Japan prefectures: Akita, Iwate and Shiga, released January 2012

3..Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 from Finland… Kari Hurskainen, Finland

Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 5 euro 2011 from Finland.

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 Commemoratives….by Pabitra Saha, UK

The schedule of Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 commemoratives
Issued already
Slovakia 10/1/11
Germany 28/1/11
Luxembourg 2/2/11
Netherlands 1/3/11
Spain 1/3/11
Slovenia 21/3/11
Italy on 22/4/11
Belgium on 3/5/11

Next due
Greece on 30/5/11
San Marino 4/6/11
France 21/6/11
Monaco 9/7/11
Vatican XX/8/11
Portugal 15/9/11
Malta 30/9/11

No date indicated

Not issueing this year

5. Bi-metallic New 5 Pesos 2011 from Peru….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay
Peru 2011 new design Bi-metallic 5 Nueves Soles UNC

6. Bi-metallics from Arctic Territories….by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland

Here are scans of 10 Dollars 2011 from Arctic Territories

7. Encased in Ebay (1)…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay
Encased Foreign Coin - 1994 Thailand 5 Baht

8. Encased piece in Ebay (2)………by James Ballard, USA

Saw in Ebay Encased piece you don’ t see often

9. Bi-metallic in Ebay (3)….by Martin Peeters, the Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic I never saw before
1999 Franklin Mint Bimetallic Gold/Silver Medallion

10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #772…by Jack Hepler, USA
This Mexican died at the ripe old age of 68 in Mexico City. Coahuila is the state where he was born, in the Valley of Saint Nicholas. He had been a priest, a deputy, and a justice minister for four Presidents. His image appears on a 2008 Bi-metallic 5 Pesos. What is the name of this patriot?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #771.
An airport is named for this General. There is a statue of him in Morelia City in the state of Michoacán, the state where he was born. And on February 7, 2100, it was reported that a dam was dedicated in his name. His image appears on a 2008 Bi-metallic 5 Pesos. What is the name of this patriot?
The answer to this question is Francisco J. Mujica.

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 #770 prize winner will be named in Newsmail 774.

11. Super Quiz #24…………by Jack Hepler, USA
A knight on its horse fighting against a dragon appears on many coins of Great Britain. The knight represents St. George.
A: Which other country uses this scene in its Coat of Arms on a bimetallic coin?
B: What does the motto below this CoA say?

Answer to Super Quiz Jack Hepler

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.

A. Great Britain
B. Bi-metallic 2 Pounds

C. 2008

D. London, England

The winner of Super Quiz #22 was Gabor Toth, Member #80.
The winner of Super Quiz #23 was James Ballard, Member #523.

12.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