Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 908
Newsmail 908, January 04 , 2014
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 http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the
World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics.
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Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and
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: Raghavendran (WBCC member #569), India
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: To collect at least one bi metal coin representing on country.
How did I know about the WBCC: While surfing Internet.
2. Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2014 from Slovenia......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Slovenia Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2014 on photography pioneer Janez Puhar will be issued this year
3. Bi-metallic 2 and 5 Pule 2014 from Botswana....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Botswana will issue new coins in first quarter of 2014.
5 Pula which is Bi-metallic will be replaced by a new Bi-metallic coin.
2 Pula will also become Bi-metallic.
"According to the Government Gazette, most features of the new coins will largely remain unchanged for the current seven
denominations in circulation, except for the P2 coin. The new P2 coin will have a brown centre piece along a white outer ring.
On the other hand, the five thebe coin will change from copper to silver. The obverse face of all the new coins will maintain the
Botswana coat of arms. On the reverse side, some coins will maintain current inscriptions while trees and birds will be added
to the zebra on the P1 coin. Sorghum heads will be added to the rhino on the reverse side of the P2 coin
4. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2014.....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Russia will continue January 18, 2014 Bi-metallic coin 10 rubles Series "Wooden town of Russia"
5. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2013 from Luxembourg......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Luxembourg has issued a Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2013.
6. Bi-metallic 10 Piso 2013 from Phillippines.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Philippines to issue Bi-metallic commem circulating coin of a Bi-metallic 10 Piso 2013 '150th Anniversary of the Birth of Andres Bonifacio
7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 20090 commemorative overview...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here you find an overview of all Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2009 commemoratives
8. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2009 commemorate EMU....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here you find an overview of all Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2009 commemoratives EMU
9. Bi-metallic Fantasy 2014 from Catalonia........ Mikel Markijana, Spain
Here you've the catalonian euro trials pictures. I think by moment only 1000 sets only has been issued.
10. Bi-metallic Fantasy 20 Franc 2014 from Pheasant Island......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Pheasant islands 20 Franc fantasy Bi-metallic coin is first coin in 2014
11. Bi-metallic 200 and 1000 Pesetas 2013 from Arab Republic.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Saha Arab Republic fantasy Bi-metallic 200 and 1000 Pecotas 2013
12. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #908….…by Jack Hepler, USA
In which year did Russia produce the first Bi-metallic coin for circulation?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com Please send your answer to: email@example.com
WBCC Quiz Game Prize
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded for the correct answer.
If more than two members play the game and get the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner.
Bi-metallic Quiz question #907
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, also known as APEC held a Summit meeting in Thailand in 2003.
This event was recognized with a Bi-metallic 10 Baht commemorative coin. How many economic entities (countries) are listed in APEC?
Member economy (name as used in APEC) Date of accession
Australia November 1989
Brunei Darussalam November 1989
Canada November 1989
Indonesia November 1989
Japan November 1989
Republic of Korea November 1989
Malaysia November 1989
New Zealand November 1989
Philippines November 1989
Singapore November 1989
Thailand November 1989
United States November 1989
Chinese Taipei November 1991
Hong Kong, China November 1991
People's Republic of China November 1991
Mexico November 1993
Papua New Guinea November 1993
Chile November 1994
Peru November 1998
Russia November 1998
Vietnam November 1998
The Quiz Game Winners
Game #892. Ballard. There were three players.
Game #893. No Winner. There were two players.
Game #894. Defaix. There were four players.
Game #895. Sapir. There were three players.
Game #896. Haag. There were three players.
Game #897. Hill. There were four players.
Game #898. Toth. There were three players.
Game #899. Ballard. There were four players.
Game #900. Haag. There were three players.
Game #901. No Winner. There were two players.
Game #902. Sapir. There were three players.
Game #903. Hill. There were three players.
Game #904. Tamás Toth. There were three players.
Game #905. Gabor Toth. There were four players.
13. Super Quiz #34…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Austria has issued a series of Bi-metallic 25 Euro coins with a core of Niobium.
Niobium metal exhibits a rather novel characteristic that allows oxidation in predictable colors.
Austria has utilized this characteristic to produce colored Euro coins since 2003.
There have been three issues using the same color. Name the color and the years of issue.
Answer to Super Quiz #33
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?
The two closest landmarks are the Holston Gate in Lubeck,
Scheswig-Holstein and the Schweriner Schloss in
There were five players in this game.14. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, email@example.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, email@example.com
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June 2014, Utrecht, The Netherlands