Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 839

WBCC Newsmail 839,  September 8 , 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: Mantas Bezpalovas (WBCC member #551), Lithuania
Age: 35
Profession:  Insurance agent
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal : To have great collection of coins
Against:  I can collect only cheap coins (maximum 20 $ for coin)
How did I know about the WBCC:from internet

2. The WBCC at the Muntmanifestatie in Assen, The Netherlands…by WBCC Focal Point
On September 15, the WBCC will be present with an own WBCC Booth at the Dutch coinshow “ Muntmanifestatie” , the biggest coinshow in The Netherlands. Coindealers from different EU countries will be there, the Royal Dutch Mint will be present. Even a Chinese dealer is at the coinshow
You can see us, Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters at the WBCC booth, direct at the entrance…

More info at (in Dutch language):

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Germany/France……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of a possible Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 Germany and France, commemorate 50 Years Elysee Treaty.
Never seen before that 2 EU countries together issue a Bi-metallic 2 Euro.
--Remark WBCC Focalpoint: Normally issues Germany Bi-metallics with 5 Mintmarks.

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #839…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The 2011 two euro special coin incorporates the Finnish Swan in its design. 
In which other Finland Bi-metallic circulation coins is the swan featured?
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 #838

The 2011 two euro special coin commemorates the Bank of Finland's anniversary. 
In which year was the Bank of Finland founded?
The answer to Quiz Question #838 is 1811.

The Quiz Game #837 prize winner will be announced in Newsmail #841.

5. Super Quiz #30…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is a Bi-metallic coin that was issued for circulation where the value is part of the Olympic symbol. 
Which Olympic sport is shown on the other side of the coin?

Answer to Super Quiz #29

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.
The coin is a 2012 Swiss Bi-Metallic 10 Francs. 
The location of the last championship event was the Canton of Valais and the city of Martigny. 
The coordinates are 46 degrees 9 minutes North by 7 degrees 4 minutes east.
The winner of Super Quiz #29 is Mike Hill, WBCC member # 487.

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