Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 894

WBCC Newsmail 894,  September 28 , 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.

Newsmails can now be viewed with images at
first you have to join the newsgroup.

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 Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Youssef  Al Lamaakchaoui (WBCC member #565), Morocco       
Webpage: (under construction)
Age: 40
Profession: Teacher
Hobby:  World coins and tokens especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics, Bi- and/or Tri-metallic especially Ecu and Euro coins
Goal:   Exchange informations about coins, stamps...etc and exchange them simply.
Against: loose of time and past
How did you know about the WBCC: by a forum called:

--Remark WBCC Focal Point: Youssef is the first WBCC member from Morocco

2. WBCC Newsmail #1000..... by Jack Hepler, WBCC Development Centre
The WBCC is planning to commemorate the 1000th WBCC Newsmail with an encased Bi-metallic coin dated 1996. 
The coin should have a diameter of approximately 23 mm.  Which coin would you like to see encased?
Please send your idea to:  WBCC Development Centre: Jack Hepler, USA,

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Greece two Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 are notified by EU
Greece (Plato) 2013/C 272/6 (
Greece (Crete) 2013/C 272/7 (
100th anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece
400th Anniversary of the founding of Plato’s Academy
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: 750,000 pieces

4. Bi-metallic Fantay from Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic Fantasy Transkei 5 Lirandi

5. Bi-metallic Fantay from Le Juan Da Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic Fantasy 200 Francs 2013 from Le Juan Da Nova

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #894….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Vajira Hospital is one of the first hospitals in Thailand.  It is a teaching University hospital of the Faculty of
Medicine Vajira Hospital.  It is located in Bangkok.  The 90th Anniversary was commemorated by a Bi-metallic
10 Baht coin in 2002 (2545).  Which of the Thailand Kings was responsible for the founding of this hospital?
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 #893

The Royal Thai Army is oldest of the military departments and is responsible for protecting the sovereignty of the country. 
A commemorative Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin was issued in 2007 to honor 100 years of which Division of the Army?
Answer:  The Royal Cavalry Division.
The Quiz Game #892.  No prize was awarded this week.

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:

* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany,