Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 785

WBCC Newsmail 785,  August 27, 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 2 Euro 2011 from Finland… Pabitra Saha, UK
Finland has released the date of issue of its 200 years of Bank of Finland as October 17th. This is the last of 2011 Bi-metallic 2 Euro commems to be issued ( excluding circulation issue of Monaco Royal Wedding, zhich is expected in November)

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 from Finland… Pabitra Saha, UK
It is likely the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 from Portugal  to be released on Sept 8, 2011

3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #785…by Jack Hepler, USA
He fought side by side with Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, but as a trained military cavalry soldier was much better at the strategy of fighting for independence from Spanish rule.  The heated disagreements with Hidalgo probably lengthened the war but in the end both were captured and executed after being betrayed by Ignacio Elizondo. 
Who is this Mexican Patriot who appears on the 2010 Bi-metallic Five Pesos?

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

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #784
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?
The answer to this question is Heriberto Jara.

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 #783 prize winner is WBCC Member Barry Murray #461.  There were seven players.

4. 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.

5.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