Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 773

WBCC Newsmail 773,  June 4, 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. A new WBCC member…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new member, let me introduce him to you
Name: Bruce Perdue (WBCC member #528), USA
Age: 61
Profession: Restaurant Manager
Hobby: Encased Coins from any country
Goal: I am interested in obtaining pieces from all around the world and getting to know collectors from around the world…
How did I know about the WBCC: I have been researching encased coins and bi-metallic coins on the internet as I build my website on encased coins. I found the WBCC website and decided that it was the kind of organization that I would enjoy joining. I have been acquainted with Ray Lockwood for over ten years and work closely with him in maintaining the Central States Numismatic Sociuety’s website .

2. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro specifications….by Pabitra Saha, UK
According the opinion of the European Central Bank, a proposal of March 4, 2011 for change in the specification of the Euro coins, including the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro. Here is the overview

3. Bi-metallic 20 Euro 2011 Estonia… Pabitra Saha, UK

Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 20 Euro 2011 from Estonia in Gold and Silver

4. Bi-metallic New 2 Pesos 2011 from Peru….by Pabitra Saha, UK

Peru has issued not only the Bi-metallic 5 New Soles but also the Bi-metallic 2 New Soles 2011.

5. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland….by by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland

Here a picture a picture of a new Bi-metallic MTT from Poland
City Chelm, 9 Dukatow, diameter 30 mm, ring brass, center K-N, issued 5.000 pieces by the Czech Mint

6. Encased piece in Ebay…by Paul Baker, UK

Saw in Ebay an Encased piece you don’ t see often.
Denmark, Danish Coin Lucky Good Luck Token 1936 - Rare

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #773…by Jack Hepler, USA

He was an anarchist and found himself being put in prison several times for his inflammatory writings including Tierra y Libertad. His final sentence placed him in the US Federal Prison at Leavenworth due to his writings against World War I. He was charged with sedition and imprisoned under the US Espionage Act. He died in the Penitentiary four years later of natural causes. His image may be seen on a Bi-metallic 5 Pesos dated 2008. Name this Mexican patriot. See this coin and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to: <>

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #772

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?
The answer to this question is Miguel Ramos Arizpe.

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 #769 prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.
The Quiz Game #770 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80.
The Quiz Game #771 prize winner was Charley Nash, WBCC member #503.

8. 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.

9.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