Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 964

WBCC Newsmail 964,  January  31 , 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. WBCC at the World Money Fair in Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The WBCC will attend the World Money Fair in Berlin. The WBCC Booth H77/78 directly at the entrance of the fair

Location WBCC Booth H-77/78
Representives of the WBCC re John Veltmeyer from Australia,  Frans Dubois from The Netherlands, Jack Hepler from the USA and Martin Peeters from The Netherlands

The following new Bi-metallics at the official Mint were avalable:
Swiss, 10 Franken 2015, commemorate Transhumance (Alpabzug)
Germany 2 Euro 2015, commemorate 25 anniversary of the reunification of Germany, Mintmark A, D, F, G and J
Germany 2 Euro 2015, commemorate Pauls Kirche, Mintmark A, D, F, G and J
France 2 Euro 2015, commemorate 70 years of peace in Europe
Lithuania 1 and 2 Euro 2015 in Bu Mint Set
Czech Mint, 50 Korun 2015, Hradec Kralove Region
Singapore 1 and 5 Dollar 2015, The Merlin and  Plant, Vanda Miss Joaquim, in Bu Mint Set, with MAS hologram
The Netherlands, 1 and 2 Euro 2015 in the WMF Bu Set
Slovakia 1 and 2 Euro 2015 and a Bi-metallic Token in de Bu Mint Set
Austria 25 Euro 2015, Commemorate 5 years Wiener Philharmoniker, Premium Edition
Later you can find a Pichture Report of the World Money Fair 2015
The next WMF 2016 will be on 5 till 7 February 2016

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Slovenia will issue in 2016 a Bi-metallic 2 Euro Commemorate 25 Years Independence of the Republic Slovenia

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
The mint of Slovakia has released the first image of its Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin commemorating this year 2015, dedicated to the
"200th Anniversary of the Birth of Ľudovíta Štúra currency to be put into service during the month of October.

Design by Ivan Rehak.
Circulation: 1,000,000
-- Remark Pabitra Saha, UK:
Kindly note that the year of his death was 1856 and not 1865.
Will Kremnica mint issue a error coin?
The Slovak mint has already announced that the dates are wrong and sketch before coined rectified. Besides its design suffer slight modifications.

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Greece
The Bank of Greece has made ​​public today in the numismatic program for this 2015, which highlights the issue of two commemorative 2 euro coins.
The first commemorates the "75th Anniversary of the October 28, 1940" and the second is the common memorial celebrating the
"30th Anniversary of the European Flag".
€ 2 commemorative "75th Anniversary of the October 28, 1940" (741,000 units in rolls, 7,500 and 1,500 BU in Coincard Proof).
 • € 2 common commemorative "30th Anniversary of the European Flag" (741,000 units in rolls, 7,500 and 1,500 BU in Coincard Proof).

5. Bi-metallic 10 Francs from French Pabitra Saha, UK
French Antilles - Bi-metallic fantasy 10 Francs on various Islands

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #964….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The city of Kaluga, Russia is featured on a Russian Bi-metallic 10 Roubles coin issue in 2009.  Kaluga is the capital city of Kaluga Oblast
and noted for being one of the centers of the Russian space program.  What is the city motto?
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 January prize is a circulated Bi-metallic 20 Pesos of Mexico or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #963
Yucatan is featured on a Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coin issue in 2003.  Officially an independent state, some of the fauna located there are the
Yucatan wren, white tail deer, hawksbill turtle, flamingo, Muscovy duck, jaguar, rattlesnake and howler monkey.  On which major body of water is the Yucatan?
Answer: Gulf of Mexico.

7. 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

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,
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