Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 793

WBCC Newsmail 793,  October 22, 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.
I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.

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1. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2011 from Luxembourg….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2011 from Luxembourg depicting the otter
The European Otter (Lutra lutra), also known as the Eurasian otter, Eurasian river otter and Old World otter, is a European and Asian member of the Lutrinae or otter subfamily, and is typical of freshwater otters.

2. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2011 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the bi-metallic 5 euro 2011 from Finland it commemorates Historical provinces: Lapland
Centre composition: CuNi
Ring composition: Nordic Gold
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Designer: Nora Tapper
Mintage: 100,000 (plus 20,000 proof)
Issue date: 2nov2011

3. Bi-metallic 2 Pounds 2011 from Isle Of Man… Frans Woons, Canada
This Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2011 from Isle Of Man is struck by the Pobjoy Mint and commemorates the IV Commonwealth Youth Games

4. Bi-metallic Parking Token from the US….by Jack helper, USA
Here  the pictures of the Bi-metallic Carwash tokens I found in Washington last week including the Carwash Palace I reported earlier.

5. Bi-metallics from and Russia… Vadim Naumov, Russia
Saw 2 Bi-metallics, the last one is from Russia

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #793…by Jack Hepler, USA
Many fine patriots are featured on the Mexican Bi-metallic 5 Pesos Commemoratives.  Which are often referred to as the “Big Four” of the Mexican Revolution? See these coins and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to: 

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #792.
The Mexican Independence Bi-metallic 5 Pesos Commemoratives feature 19 patriots. 
Which one is shown wearing a military style hat?
The answer to question #792 is Ignacio Alende.

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 #791 prize winner is WBCC Member Meir Sapir, WBCC Member #296.  There were six players.

7. 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.

8.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:
* 41th World Money Fair, February 3 till 5, 2012, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands