Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 980


WBCC Newsmail 980,  May  23 , 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 will attend the Open Day of the Royal Dutch Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) will attend yearly event "Open Dag" (Open Day) of the Royal Dutch Munt.
The event will hled Saterday June 13, in the biulding of the Royal Dutch Mint in Utrecht.

Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters will be at the WBCC table, so if you like you can visit us.
As every year there will be available a special "Day Of The Mint" Mintset with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2015.
Issued sets 2015, and a package with mintrolls with all coins dated 2015

2. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2015 from Finland...... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Tavastia's lynx coin will be issued on 8 June. The lynx coin will conclude the Animals of the Provinces series
The coin with face bimetallic 5 euros and is dedicated to the region of Tavastia, where apart from the coat of the region represented at one side,
on the other, is shown as the Lynx emblematic animal. The lynx coin will conclude the Animals of the Provinces series
Metals: Aluminum-Bronze and Copper-Nickel
 Diameter: 27.25 mm
 Weight: 9.8 g
 Issuing volume: 35,000 to 10,000 BU Proof
 Date: June 8
 Designers: Erkki Vainio (front) and Nora Tapper (back)

3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #980….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Queretaro Arteaga State Coat of Arms is shown on a Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos dated 2004. 
Which of the following items are included in the Coat of Arms design; Cross, Sun, Horse, Flag, Star, Moon, Tree?
Map of State                                     Cathedral                            Pyramid

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 May prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #979
The city of Bryansk is commemorated on a 2010 Bi-metallic Russian 10 Roubles.  At least two churches are shown on the coin, one of which is pictured below. 
What is the name of this church?

Answer:  Spaso-Grobovskaya.

4. Super Quiz #37…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is an architectural structure in the southern hemisphere that is featured on a circulating Bi-metallic coin of a country in the northern hemisphere. 
Name the structure and the coin on which it is featured.

Answer to Super Quiz #36
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.
China: Macau Bridge: Pearl River
Czech: Charles Bridge: Vitava River
Finland: Lumberjack: Kemijok River
Hong Kong: Tsing Ma: Ma Wan Channel
Hungary: Chain Bridge: Danube River
Japan: Hakata Bridge: Sea of Japan
Russia: Several bridges and waters
Turkey: Bosporus Bridge: Bosporus Strait
There were five players in this game.
The winner is John Veltmeyer, WBCC member #87

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