Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 782

WBCC Newsmail 782,  August 5, 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 Finland….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Finland has confirmed its design of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011
Mintage is 1.5 million. Date is awaited. see also ;
The design celebrates the 200th anniversary of Bank of Finland, and it has been adopted from the golden collector coin “Bank of Finland 200 years”, which was published in May 2011. The designer of the coin is Hannu Veijalainen.. 
2. Bi-metallics from China in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay the Bi-metallics from China, flower-shape
6 China Year of the Rabbit Flower-shaped Bi-metal Coins

3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Manat 2010 from Turkmenistan…….by James Ballard, USA

4. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland… Jacek Stacel, Poland
Another Bi-metalic MTT from Poland
City- Szczecin
only 6000 edition
27mm diameter
New series - Polish sailboats

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #782…by Jack Hepler, USA
His real name was Jose Fernandez but while he was waging the Independence War he used a pseudo name.  He fought alongside General Moreno and Francisco Mina.  A town in Texas is actually named for this Mexican patriot who is featured on a Mexican Five Pesos commemorative coin dated 2010.  Name this man.
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #781

This patriot of the Mexican Revolution is featured on a 2010 Bi-metallic Mexican 5 Pesos.  He is quoted as saying. "¡Prefiero morir de pie que vivir siempre arrodillado!"  "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees."  Who was this Mexican patriot?
The answer to this question is Emiliano Zapata.

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 #780 prize winner is WBCC Member Charley Nash, #503.  There were three players.

6. Super Quiz #75…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Jersey issued a Bi-metallic Two Pounds coin in 1996 that shows the Coat of Arms of the 12 Parishes. The word “Saint” is not included in the name of two of the Parishes. Give the names of these two Parishes and state the location of the CoA's using the clock position. The 1 O’clock position will be the first location clockwise from the top of the coin.

Answer to Super Quiz Jack Hepler

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?


A. Georgia
B. "Strength is in Unity"

The winner of Super Quiz #24 was James Ballard, Member #523.

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:
* Northern Coin Event, September 17, 2011, Assen, The Netherlands
* 41th World Money Fair, February 3 till 5, 2012, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands