Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 825

WBCC Newsmail 825,  June 2 , 2012

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. New WBCC member….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Raihan (WBCC member #545), Bangladesh
Age: 20
Profession: Student
Hobby: Bi-metallic Coins-Polymer,Hybrid Banknotes-Bangladesh banknotes
Goal:  Become good collector
How did  I know about the WBCC: Google
Raihan is the first WBCC member from Bangladesh

2. WBCC at the “Open Day” of the Royal Dutch Mint…by Frans Dubois, WBCC Docu Centre
As every year, the Royal Dutch Mint will have the “ Open Day” at the Dutch Mint in Utrecht on June 16th.
On this day the Dutch 'circulation' coins will be issued.
Like past years the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2012 will not come in circulation and only be available in the rolls in the mint-boxes.
In the past years there was always a "Guest of honour" and there will be this year too. Till now it's not known which National Mint will be present..... The WBCC has his own table and you can visit our booth. We will keep you informed in the next WBCC Newsmail! 

3. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2012 from Russia….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2012 from Russia depicting Russian ancient towns: Belozersk

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #825…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Satakunta coin depicts an industry of Finland dating back to the Middle Ages.  This industry is still alive and well in Satakunta, especially during a celebration week in summer.  What is this industry?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #824.

The reverse side of the Uusimaa 2011, Bi-metallic 5 Euro provincial coin depicts the coat of arms of the Uusimaa historical province.
What is depicted on the obverse?
The industrious spirit or industry of Finland is portrayed on this coin.

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 #823 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80.  There were five players.

5. Super Quiz #29…………by Jack Hepler, USA
The “Queen Fights” image may be seen on a 2012 Bi-metallic coin.  Name the coin and give the longitude and latitude of the last championship event.

Answer to Super Quiz #28

Argentina issued a series of 5 bimetallic coins, commemorating 200 years of independence.  All of these coins illustrate selected sites in Argentina.  Arrange these five locations in geographic order from north to south.
a. Pucara de Tilcara                 23 35`19” S
b. El Palmar                              31 51’ 11” S
c. Aconcagua                           32 39’ 12” S
d. Mar del Plata                        38 0’ 0” S
e. Glaciar Perito Moreno          50 29’ 0” S

The winner of Super Quiz #28 is Bertie van Haag, WBCC member # 261.

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 DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA,

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
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:
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* Internationale Muntmenifestatie, September 15, 2012, Assen, The Netherlands
* 42nd World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany