Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 961

WBCC Newsmail 961,  January  10 , 2015

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.

1. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Canada plans to issue a circulating 2 Dollars coin, a Bi-metallic coin of the same specifications as standard circulation coin,
 in 2015. Sir John A. Macdonald, called the “Father of Confederation” in Canada, was born in 1815.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from France commemorate 70th Anniversay Peace in Europe. Issue date February 2, 2015 in:
BU 10.000 pieces
Proof 10.000 pieces
Unc 4.000.000 pieces

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Malta will issue 2 Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemoratives:
Commemorate Proclamation Republic Of Malta 1974
Commemorate 100 Years First Flight
Here a picture of the first mentioned:

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Information about issuing commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro we will have in 2016 known till now.

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #961.....…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic Zacatecas State 100 Pesos coin issue in 2003 shows the State Coat of Arms as does all coins of this series. 
The coin design shows four heavily armor clad soldiers and the image of the Holy Mother. 
Above the Holy Mother’s image is a banner showing what Latin motto?
Some internet sites show the Coat of Arms banner below the shield.
See these coins 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 December prize is a circulated Bi-metallic 20 Pesos of Mexico or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #960
From 2003 to 2007, Mexico issued two series of Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coins honoring the states and Federal District of the country.  How many coin designs are in these series?
Answer: 64.  There were 65 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coins issued but only 64 in the States series.
Prize winner in December was Meir Sapir.  The prize is a circulated Bi-metallic Russian 10 Roubles 2002 Kostroma.

6. Super Quiz #36…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There are at least seven countries with Bi-metallic coins incorporating the image of a bridge. 
Name four and the body of water under the bridge.

Answer to Super Quiz #35
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.
Swaziland and Liechtenstein.  There were other non Bi-metallic countries with kings but were partially surrounded by water.
There were two players in this game.  The winner is Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80

7. 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,
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 44th World Money Fair, January 30 - February 1 1915, Berlin, Germany
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 13, 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands