Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 832

WBCC Newsmail 832,  July 20 , 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.
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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. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro coins scenario changes… Pabitra Saha, UK
European parliament is studying 
A. Issue of two Bi-metallic 2 Euro commem per year by each country
B. scrapping of  Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Eurocent coins

2. Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2012 from Great Britain………….by Jacek Stacel, Poland
The British Royal Mint announces the issue of a new Bi-metallic 2 Pound on August 13, 2012 London 2012 - Rio de Janeiroin 2016

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Portugal… Pabitra Saha, UK
Finland Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 - 150th years of Helene Schjerfbeck's birth 150 years of the birth of Helene Schjerfbeck
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 2 million

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from France… Pabitra Saha, UK
France issued last week the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 commemorate Abee Pierre

5. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Dollar 2012 from redonda islands…by Pabitra Saha, UK

Redonda islands fantasy set on centenary of Titanic has Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Dollars 2012

6. Encased in Ebay….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw this unuasual Encased piece in Ebay:

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #832…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
In 2007, the nations of the Eurozone commemorated the 50 Year Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome with a Bi-metallic 2 Euro design that was common except for details that were unique to each country.  One feature of this design was the word, “Europe” but each country used its own language for spelling of the word.  How was Europe spelled on the Finnish version of this commemorative?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to:

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.

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #831

The United Nations is commemorated on a Bi-metallic coin of Finland.  Identify the coin; date and denomination.
The answer to Quiz Question #831 is 2 Euro, 2005.
The Quiz Game #830 prize winner is Mike Hill, WBCC member #487.

8. 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.

9.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:
* Internationale Muntmenifestatie, September 15, 2012, Assen, The Netherlands
* 42nd World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany