Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 943

WBCC Newsmail 943,  September 6 , 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

1. New WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Hendey Jaimes (WBCC member #573), Venuzuela
Age: 39
Profession: Petroleum Engineer
Hobby:  World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Find the widest possible bimetallic and trimetallic coins
Against: The postal service of my country forbids sending money
How did I know about the WBCC: Over the Internet and through a collector friend of bimetallic coins,
José Castro who is also a member of the WBCC

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from San Pabitra Saha, UK
San Marino is planning to issue two coins of Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015, Commemorative, they will be dedicated to the following;
60 Years since the Death of Albert Einstein
750 Years since the Birth of Dante Alighieri

3. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2014 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Dollar from Canada, depicting Baby Rabbits
Ring composition: Nickel
Center composition: CuAlNi
Weight: 7.30 g
Diameter: 28.03 mm
Edge: interrupted serrations
Artist: Pierre Leduc

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Portugal............Pabitra Saha, UK
Portugal 2nd Bi-metallic 2 Euro of 2014 is ready for issue

5. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2014 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
It is another year's Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2014 from Russia “Chelyabinsk region”

6. Bi-metallic 2 Leva 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Bulgaria will replace the 2 Leva bill for a Bi-metallic coin in 2015

7. Bi-metallic 2Fantasy from Bir Pabitra Saha, UK
Here picture of the Fantasy Bi-metallic 2 Pounds 2014 from Bir Tawil

8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #943.....…by Jack Hepler, USA
Which cold blooded creature appears on a Russian Bi-metallic 50 Roubles?
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 each month. The player who has the most correct answers in a month will be the winner. 
If there is a tie, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. 
The August prize is a Bi-metallic 20 Yuan of China or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #942
A Bi-metallic 10 Roubles coin was issued for this Volga River Oblast.  The administrative center is the oldest economic and
cultural center of the Lower Volga and is often called the southernmost outpost of Russia and the Caspian capital.  Its population
is diverse and includes one hundred ethnicities and fourteen religious denominations.  The coat of arms is part of the coin design. 
Name the Oblast and date of issue.
Answer:  Astrakhan in 2008.

9. Super Quiz #35…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There are countries with monarchs as head of the state.  They do not have bimetallic coins as yet. 
They are completely surrounded by countries having bimetallic coins.  Name at least 2 of these non-bimetallic countries.

Answer Super Quiz 34
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.

This question was fraught with controversy since the very popular Austrian color of blue was used in various shades and hues
from light blue to a turquoise color.  In fact, the most recent coin issued in 2014 is colored blue and green.  As a result, all
contestants were given credit for this question.  The winner was Thierry Defaix as randomly selected.
There were five 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,
From Loheac, France,
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,
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* Muntmanifestatie, September 20, 2014, Houten, The Netherlands,
* 44th World Money Fair, January 30 - February 1 1915, Berlin, Germany