Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 840

WBCC Newsmail 840,  September 15 , 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. The WBCC at the Muntmanifestatie in Assen, The Netherlands…by WBCC Focal Point
Today 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):

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Germany/France……by Martin Peeters, the Netherlands
Here is a picture of a 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

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Spain….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Spain has released the draft image of new bi-metallic , It will be a continuation of the series"World Heritage" and will be presented in the Escorial Monastery

4. Bi-metalic 10 Pesos 2012 from Mexica…by Jacek Stacel, Poland
It will be a Bi-metallic 10 pesos 2012 issued by the Bank of Mexico
The coin will be issued on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Pueblo in 1862. The coin bears Ignasio General Zaragoza

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 212 from Malta….by Max Aiello, Italy
There will be issued  400,000 pieces for the Malta Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 "Majority Representation"and 50,000 pieces for the Malta Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 "Majority Representation" with letter Y (strucked from the Royal Dutch Mint).

6. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2014 from Latvia….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Latvia will have Euro on 1.1.2014, euro starter kits will be issued in Dec 2012

7. Bi-metallic 500 Yen from Japan…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is a picture overview of all Bi-metallic 500 Yen from Japan

8. Bi-metallics from Somalia….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Somaliland has issued a fantasy set of 12 Bi-metallic coins of 10 shillings of Chinese Zodiac Signs.

9. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland….by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here is a picture of a new Bi-metallic MTT from Poland
Czestochowa, 1 Mistrzowski 2012 J.Kulej diameter 32 mm , ring brass,- center K-N, mintage 1000 pieces struck at the Jura Mint

10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #840…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The coin designs of Finland are creative and very attractive.  Which Bi-metallic coins of Finland have been designed by the Finnish designer Nora Tapper?
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 #839

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?
The answer to Quiz Question #839 is the standard issue One Euro.
The Quiz Game #838 prize winner will be announced in WBCC Newsmail #841.

11. 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?

12.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,