Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 909
Newsmail 909, January 11 , 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
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hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.
1. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Portugal.......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Portugal Mint will issue Bi-metallic 2 Euro's 2014
To commemorate "40 years from 25 April," date that occurred Carnation Revolution and will be issued on 26 April.
The second is devoted to the "International Year of Family Farming", held this year.
Against the expected issue date of 31 October.
Info from: http://www.numismatica-visual.es/
2. Bi-metallic 5 Hriven 2014 from Ukraine....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Ukraine has issued a Bi-metallic 5 Hriven 2014 commemorate 60 Years Of Cherkasy Region
3. Bi-metallic 5 Hriven 2014 from Ukraine....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Ukraine has issued Bi-metallic Hriven on Kirovograd and Sumy region
4. Bi-metallic 250 Francs 2013 from Union of the Comores...by Paul Baker, UK
The Union of the Comores will issue a Bi-metallic 250 Francs 2013
5. Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2014 from Japan......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Japan Bi-metallic 500 Yen of 2014 of Okayama, Shizuoka, Yamanashi & Kagoshima prefectures
6. Bi-metallic Zodiac from China.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
China year of Horse 2014 Zodiac Bi-metallic coins
7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro Edges overview...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
To tell an "A edge" from a "B edge" : look at the edge of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro with its national or commemorative
side up and the common side (which bears the inscription "2 euro") down. The general principle is that if on the right
of an upright "2" there is a star with 2 points facing down it is a "A edge" type of coin, otherwise it is a "B" type of coin.
(Info from: http://www.collect2euros.fr/UK/UKedge.html)
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #909….…by Jack Hepler, USA
In 2002, Russia issued seven Bi-metallic 10 Rouble coins that honored government ministries.
One of these designs incorporates a caduceus in a monogram. Which ministry is this?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 #908
In which year did Russia produce the first Bi-metallic coin for circulation?
Answer: 1991; Five Roubles and 10 Roubles.
The Quiz Game Winners:
Game #907. Bertie van Haag. There were four players.
9. WBCC Quiz Game Player Summary…by Jack Hepler, USA
There were 14 Quiz Game players in 2013.
Some players only participated in one game but there were some players who enjoyed the game more than 20 times.
Following is a list of players and the number of games that they played based on my records:
1. Gabor Toth; 51 Games.
2. Bertie van Haag; 46 Games.
3. Meir Sapir; 41 Games.
4. James Ballard; 23 Games.
5. Mike Hill; 21 Games.
6. Thierry Defaix; 16 Games.
7. Leandro DelVecchio; 16 Games.
8. PK Saha; 11 Games.
9. Tamas Toth; 10 Games.
10. Barry Murray; 6 Games.
11. Max Aiello; 5 Games.
12. Font; 1 Game.
13. Sanchez; 1 Game.
14. Sonsierra; 1 Game.
There may be some mistakes in my records so I hope that no one
is upset with my summary.
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.11. 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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
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