Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 991


WBCC Newsmail 991,  August 8 , 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 Greece by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Greece, commemorate 75 years after the death of Spiridon Louis

As guessed, Greece changed the reason for the 2-euro coin commemorating the 2015 which in principle would be dedicated to the "75th Anniversary of the October 28, 1940," by a dedicated to the "75th anniversary of the death of the Athlete Spiridon Louis "Greek runner who won gold in the marathon of the first Olympics of the modern era in 1896.
The volume of issuance of this new currency, provided maintains its predecessor, 741,000 units in rolls, 7,500 and 1,500 BU in coincard as Proof.  Regarding the date for putting it into circulation, it is unknown at this time.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from San Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from San Marino commemorate 25 Years German reunion.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Euro Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is an overview of issue date and amount and quality (what is known now) of the 2 Euro 2015 from all Euro Countries commemorate 30 Years EU flag

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #991….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A 2004 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos honored the Mexican State of Morelos.  The Morelos Coat of Arms is shown below. 
What does the legend ‘Tierra Y Liberdad’ mean?

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

Bi-metallic Quiz question #990
A herpetologist would find a legless creature on which Bi-metallic coin of Russia?                       
Answer:    10 Roubles 1992.

5. 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

6. 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 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands