Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 803

WBCC Newsmail 803,  December 31 , 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

Past Newsmails can be found at

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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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.

1. Best Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Dear WBCC and non WBCC members let me start this WBCC Newsmail with:
A Happy New Year 

2. New WBCC members….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 2 new WBCC members. Let me introduce them to you:
Name: Hubert Lenaers (WBCC member #537), Belgium
Age: 60
Profession: Retired
Hobby: World coins especially Bi-and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC: Dutch coinpaper Muntkoerier

Name: Dick van Essen (WBCC member #538), The Netherlands
Age  54
Hobby: Collecting euro’s and bimetallic world coins
How did I know about the WBCC: From a member of a Dutch forum ( )

3. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2013 from Russia… Jose L. Ramirez
Central Bank of Russia have published the minting planning for the year 2013.
Only 2 Bi-metallics coins: Republic of North Ossetia-Alania and Republic of Dagestan

4. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland… Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here are 2 Bi-metallics I saw in Ebay:

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #803…by Jack Hepler, USA
Which Mexican patriot was the First Secretary of State and as such, signed the Emancipation of Slaves, December 6, 1810?  His image appears on a 2008 Bi-metallic 5 Pesos. See this coin and others at the WBCC website: Please send your answer to: 

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #802
Only one coin in the 37 coin Bi-metallic 5 Pesos series of the Independence and Revolution Wars shows an image, not of one person but representative of several persons.  Name this coin.
The answer to this question is La Soldadera.

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 #801 prize winner is Charley Nash, WBCC Member #503.
  There were six players.

6 Super Quiz #26…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Which country issued the first Bi-metallic coin in modern times and which country ranks second? (Give name of countries and dates)

Answer to Super Quiz Jack Hepler

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.
A: At the 3 o’clock position one finds Grouville.
B: At the 12 o’clock position one finds Trinity.
The winner of Super Quiz #25 was Leandro DelVecchio, Member #336.

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