Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 796

WBCC Newsmail 796,  November 11, 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 30 Won 2011 from South-Korea……by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Released in August a new version of Bi-metallic Proof of South-Korea. There are 12, the denomination is 30 Won year 2011. They present a series of Chinese calendar.
6 pieces with Gold ring, and Silver center
6 pieces with Silver ring and Gold center

2. Bi-metallic 10 Lev 2011 from Bulgaria… Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
a Bi-metallic 10 lev 2011 from Bulgary
10 Lev 2011 Ghena Dimitrova silver gold -plated, Bi-metallic
Nominal value: 10 leva
Year of issue: 2011
Material: Silver 999/1000 + gold plated
Coin weight: 31,1 gr / 1 ounces
Diameter: 40 mm
Mintage: 4 000
Designer: Plamen Djermanov and Krasimir Angelov
MINT condition , with COA
This the 3rd coin of the series Famous Bulgarian voices which includes also Nikolay Gyurov and Boris Hristov coins.  The coin reverse represnts the splendide Ghena Dimitrova as princess Turandot from the eponymous Puccini opera, partnered by Placido Domingo in La Scala 1983.

3.Bi-metallic Carwash token from the USA… Jack, helper, USA
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic Carwash token was seen on eBay

4.Bi-metallic Quiz Game #796…by Jack Hepler, USA
One patriot of Mexican Independence, whose image appears on a 2010 Bi-metallic 5 Pesos, is shown as mostly bald. 
Name this well known patriot!
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #795.

Three of the patriots who appear on the Bi-metallic Mexican Revolution Commemorative 5 Pesos are shown wearing glasses. 
Name them!

The answer to question #795 is Luis Cabrera, Andres Molina Enriquez, and Ricardo Flores Magón.

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 #794 prize winner is WBCC Member Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member #261.  There were five players.

5. 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.

6.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