Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 877

WBCC Newsmail 877,  June 1 , 2013

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. Normal as Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
In the night of May 29 my E-mail adress was hacked and some strange messages were send.
Please except my appoligy for inconvience you may had. It is normal again.

2. New WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Robert A. Jesinger (WBCC member #558), USA
Age: 44
Profession: Medical
Hobby: Other Bi- and Tri-metallics (So-Called Dollars)
Goal: Build collection of Bi- and Tri-metallic US So-Called Dollars

3. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2014 from Jose L. Ramirez, Spain
This is the planning for 2014 for the Bi-metallic 10 Roubles from Russia
Series: "The Russian Federation"
* Tyumen Region  up to 10000 of each
* Saratov Region up to 10000 of each
* Republic Ingushetia up to 10000 of each
* Chelyabinsk Region up to 10000 of each
* Penza Region   up to 10000.0 of each  New added
In 2014 only will be minted the Russian Federation series, not the Ancients Town series.
The coin of Penza Region was added last week in the planning.

4. Bi-metallic 5 Hrywna 2013 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Another Bi-metallic 5 Hrywna 2013 from Ukraine
Series: Fields of Ukraine, Lugansk
Nominal weight, 9.4 g
Diameter 28 mm
Run of 20,000 units

Dedicated to the region, called Eastern Gate State, home to people who love their country and are able to work,
which is almost half of the reserves of high quality coal, fertile soil and vast steppes.
The obverse: the small State Emblem of Ukraine, circular inscription: National Bank of Ukraine (above), five rubles (below), on the right -
Mint logo of the National Bank of Ukraine, the center - from the sun industrial landscape presented in the knowledge - marmot (Marmota),
feather grass, corn and sunflower in the composition of the issue - in 2013.
Reverse of the coin shows the coat of arms of the region and inscriptions edge: Lugansk Region (top), founded in 1938 (below

5. Bi-metallic MTT from Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
A new Polish Bi-metallic token  :
City Zlotoryja,  Brotherhood of diggers of gold  2013,
diameter 21,5 mm,
ring brass - center cuprum

6. Bi-metallic 200 and 500 Francs from St. Pierre and Miquelon by Pabitra Saha, UK
St. Pierre and Miquelon coins - 200 and 500 francs are Fantasy Bi-metallics

7. Bi-metallic in Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic medal you don't see often

8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #877….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The 25th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Jamboree was held in Thailand in 2005 and commemorated on a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin.
The Fleur de Lis is the official symbol of the International Boy Scouts and appears on this coin. 
A careful examination of this coin reveals how many images of this symbol?
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.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #876
As part of a campaign against drugs, Thailand issued a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin dated 2546 or CE 2004. 
How many stylized human images appear on this coin?
Answer: Five.

The Quiz Game #875 prize winner was Leonardo Del Vecchio, WBCC member #336.  There were seven players.

9. Super Quiz #33…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Eight “Bundesländer Series” Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin designs have been issued by Germany thus far. 
Each coin features a landmark. 
Which two landmarks (of the eight) are the closest to each other?

Answer to Super Quiz #32

A multinational Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin of 2007 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome;
the “birth certificate” of the European Union.  Where is the original of this document stored?

The correct answer is Rome, Italy.

The winner of Super Quiz #32 is Thierry Defaix, WBCC member #555.  There were eight players in this game.

10.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 8 2013, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany,