Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 985


WBCC Newsmail 985,  June  27 , 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 10 Rupee 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK
India released past week a Bi-metallic 10 Rupees 2015 on International Day of Yoga

2. Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of winning design after competetion for the Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2016 from Slovenia commemorate 150th anniversary of the Red Cross in Slovenia

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The second coin of Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative emitting Italy this year 2015, dedicated to the 750th anniversary of the birth of Dante Alighieri,
will be put on sale on Friday June 26 in a Coincard with coin regular Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 Italian where also contained the same celebrity

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

4. Bi-metallic Fantasy 100 Franc 2015 from New Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic Fantasy 100 Franc of Iles Chesterfield ( New Caledonia)

5. Bi-metallic Fantasy 250 Dollar 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic Fantasy 250 Dollar 2015 from Liberia - Bat - 2015 - this one has legend "Stop Ebola" ‏

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #985….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The mountains of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, are located entirely within the Caucasus Region of Russia.  Mount Kazbek is the highest point (5,033 m), with Mount Dzhimara being the second highest (4,780 m). The Coat of Arms is shown on the Bi-metallic 10 Roubles of 2013. 
How many mountain peaks are incorporated in the image on the coin?
Flag of North Ossetia-Alania                 Village

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

Bi-metallic Quiz question #984
This motto appears on a 2004 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos of Mexico: El Respeto al Derecho Ajeno es la Paz (Respect for the rights of others is peace).
Name the State in Mexico with this motto.

Answer:  Oaxcala 

7. 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

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