Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 882

WBCC Newsmail 882,  July 6 , 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. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Pabitra Saha, UK
According to the unconfirmed sources, France next  year will issue two Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative coins
with the following themes;
- 70 Years since D-Day
- World AIDS Day

2. Bi-metallic 25 Kuna 2013 from Zdravko Bosnjak, Croatia
Croatia 2013 25 Kuna EU Membership.  Republic Croatia 28th Member of the European Union 1.VII.2013

3. Bi-metallic 25 Kuna 2012 and 2013........ by Zdravko Bosnjak, Croatia
Here are differences 2012 and 2013 of the 25 Kuna. Difference is in texts, years and stars are now bigger.
Lines and stars are now raised and early were incused

4. Bi-metallic 2 Pounds 2012 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2012 from Gibralta. A new circulating types, with legend "Queen Of  Gibraltar

5. Bi-metallic 1 Monte 2013 from Montesclaros Jose L. Ramirez, Spain
WBCC Newsmail 881, Item 6, about this coin from Montes Claros, I have found these info, only in Spanish
Montesclaros is a spanish city near Madrid
The mint have a webpage only in spanish
You can see one set of coins about iberic fauna (PRODUCTOS label)
Where to buy (DONDE COMPRAR label)
There are a shop in the city, but you can buy this coins in Ebay
The coins of the Wolf and linx maybe there are not ringed bimetallic, maybe are selectively plated.

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #882….…by Jack Hepler, USA
There are at least five Bi-metallic 10 Baht coins issued by Thailand which contain the image of an elephant or an elephant head in the design. 
One such coin has a three headed elephant which has a special name.  What is the name for the three headed elephant shown on the 1998 coin?
 (the image on the coin is not exactly like this picture)
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 #881

In which year did Thailand issue a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin with the following symbol in the design?
Answer:  This coin commemorates 50 years of the Research Council 2009/2552.
The Quiz Game #880 prize winner will be announced in a future Newsmail.

7. Super Quiz #33 (revised)…………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?
To help players this suggestion is offered:

First, name the landmarks and locations, then look at a map to see which two landmarks are the closest.
For example: in Rheinland-Palatinate, the landmark is Porta Nigra located in Trier.

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.

8.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:
* 13th Muntmanifestatie 2013, September 21,  2013, Houten, The Netherlands.
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany,