Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 965

WBCC Newsmail 965,  February  7 , 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 Euro 2015 from Vatican Pabitra Saha, UK
Vatican Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 design

2. Tri-metallic 1000 Won 2014 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A new Tri-metallic 1000 Won 2015 from South-Korea commemorate'7th World Water Forum, in Daegu-Gyeongbuk'
The World Water Forum is an event focusing on the discussion on perceived issues surrounding water. It is hosted by the World Water Council
and takes place every three years

3. Bi-metallics 2 Euro 2015 from Gerhard Schön, Germany
Austria Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016  Österreichische Nationalbank (National Bank of Austria)  200th Anniversary
To be issued in December 2015 for inclusion in the annual mint and proof sets,
replacing the Bertha von Suttner design for 2016

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Malta  three commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins which issued in 2015.
The first will in March dedicated to the "100 Years of the first flight in Malta" with a volume of issuance of 300,000 pieces in rolls and 25,000 in Coincard

The second in September under the name "1974-Republic", fifth and last coin of the series dedicated to the Constitutional History of Malta, which will have
an issue volume of 400,000 coins in rolls and 5,000 proof version. También podéis ver bajo estas lineas una imagen. Also you can see a picture under these lines

And third, will be common this year dedicated to the "30th Anniversary of the European Flag", which no date for entry into service is offered, but if your
issue volume set at 300,000 units.

5. Bi-metallic 1 Lira 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Turkey Bi-metallic 1 Lira 2015 Annual issue - Animal series, Angora Cat and Angora Goat

Earlier issued Bi-metallic 1Lira from Turkey

6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Joaquim Sabino, Portugal
INCM, The Portuguese mint house have recently issued the numismatic program for 2015. We can found on it three types of commemorative 2 euros.
150th Anniversary of Portuguese Red Cross (April 2015)
500th Anniversary  of ther first contact with Timor (July 2015)
30 Years of the European Flag (November 2015)

7. Bi-metallic 500 Tenge 2014 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Kazakstan new B-imetallic 500 Tenge 2014 from Kazastan oneSpaceship Bura

This Bi-metallic coin with face 500 tenge is composed of silver in his ring, and tantalum on your disk.  Tantalum is a metal originally grayish blue,
which through a series of processes carried out by the mint kazaja make or to acquire other color tones, for this coin in particular gold color

8. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2015/ Jacek Stacel, Poland
Russia announces 3 Bi-metallic coins for 2015
Series: «The 70th Anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet People in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945»
The Official Emblem of the Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War
The Liberation of the World from the Fascism
End of the World War II
and in 2016
Series: «The Russian Federation»
Belgorod Region
Irkutsk region
Amur Region
Series: «Ancient Towns of Russia»
Rzhev, Tver Region

9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #965….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The state of Veracruz, Mexico is featured on a Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coin issue in 2003.  The state has a hyphenated name. 
What is the second part of the name?  Veracruz-_ _ _ _ _.
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 #964
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?
Answer: “The Cradle of Space Exploration”.

10. 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

11. 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:
* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany,
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 13, 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands