Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 784

WBCC Newsmail 784,  August 20, 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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1. Bi-metallic 5 and 10 Dirham 2011 from Morocco… Vadim Naumov, Russia
Here pictures of::
a. Morocco 5 Dirham 2011, nordic - cooper-nicel alloy, reverse - Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
Date of issue - November 6, 2011
Coin weight: 7.50 gr 
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Thickness: 2,00 mm 
Edge  - corrudation
Metals: сentre - nordic gold, the ring - cooper-nicel

b. Morocco 10 Dirham 2011, nordic - cooper-nicel alloy, reverse - The fortified town Ait Benhaddu
Date of issue - November 6, 2011
Coin weight: 9.00 gr 
Diameter: 27.00 mm
Thickness: 2,00 mm
Edge  - corrudation
Metals: сentre -cooper-nicel, the ring - nordic gold

2. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland… Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Bi-metallic MTT’s from Poland
a. Grunwald, 601Grunwaldow 2011, Bi-metallic, ring brass, center KN, diameter 28 mm, issued  ? Given on the occasion 601 of anniversary of battle under Grunwald
b. Chudow token 2011, Bi-metallic,ring brass, center cupper, diameter 30 x 30 mm, center round  Joanna d'Arc
c. Chudow       -   token       2011   bimetal  - ring brass , center cupper , diametr 30 x 30 mm  , center square  Joanna d'Arc
d. Przyborow   -    token       2011   bimetal  - ring brass , center cupper , diametr 30 x 30 mm , center  square  Fish
e. Grunwald     -  token      2011    bimetal  - ring cupper , center KN , diametr 28 mm
f. Grunwald     -  token       2011   bimetal  - ring KN , center cupper , diametr 28 mm  

3. Bi-metallic Medal from France……. by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
From France a bi-metallic token 1848, ring bronze, center silver, diameter 19 mm

4. Bi-metallics from The Netherlands in Ebay….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw Bi-metallics from The Netherlands in Ebay you don’ t see often:
1996 Netherlands 5 Euro Ecu Bi-metallic Konrad Adenauer
1996 Netherlands 5 Euro Ecu Bi-metallic Francois Mitterand
1996 Netherlands 5 Euro Ecu Bi-metallic Juan Carlos I

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #784…by Jack Hepler, USA
This Mexican patriot is featured on a Bi-metallic Five Pesos dated 2008.  He was born in the border town of Nogales, in the state of Veracruz, to Emilio Andrade and María del Carmen Corona. He became involved in the Mexican Revolution while working at a factory in the town of Río Blanco.  He has the distinction of being awarded the Stalin Peace Prize in 1950 and in 1959.  Who is this Mexican Patriot?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to: 

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #783
One patriot of the War for Independence is well known and has appeared on many commemorative coins of Mexico.  He was a poor cowboy until the age of 25 when he decided to enter the priesthood.  His priestly career was mostly among Indians.  But in 1811, he joined the forces of Hidalgo and then took over a leadership position when Hidalgo was executed by Spanish Loyalists.  He lead the independence war in the southern parts of Mexico until, finally, he was captured and executed on 22 December 1815.  Who was this Mexican patriot whose image appears on a Bi-metallic Five Pesos dated 2010.

The answer to this question is Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon.

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 #782 prize winner is WBCC Member Leandro DelVecchio #336.  There were five 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,
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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