Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 992


WBCC Newsmail 992,  August 15 , 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 1 Pound 2015 from Pabitra Saha, UK

A new Bi-metallic 1 Pound,2015 from Egypt commemorate Doubling of Suez Canal

2. Bi-metallic 5 Hryna 2015 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
There is a new Bi-metallic coin 5 Hryvna 2015 from Ukraine, From the series: Regions of Ukraine, Chernivtsi region

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3. Bi-metallic 1 Real 2015 from Jacek Stacel, Poland
Reported that Brazil planned to issue a new series of Bi-metallics on the occasion of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016, which among others
would give us the opportunity to get 16 new Bi-metallic coins of 1 Real circulating.  The November 28, 2014 issued the first series, the April 17, 2015
and the second on 6 August the third, which happened to inform.
The four Bi-metallic coins and circulating the third and penultimate series, with facial 1 real, are devoted to the following sports: Football, Paralympic
Athletics, Volleyball and Judo. Abajo podéis ver una imagen real de las mismas. Below you can see a true picture of the same

Face value: 1 Real
Metals: Stainless steel (core) coated steel brass (ring)
Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 7 g
Issued: August 6, 2015
Issue volume: 20 million each
The complete issue of this collection of bimetallic coins consists of 16 parts and is planned to be put into circulation in four issues, between the years 2014-2016.

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #992….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Russian town of Dmitrov is located within the Moscow Oblast and 65 km north of the city of Moscow.  It is located on the Yakhroma River and the Moscow
canal.  The 2010 census pegged the population at 61,305, declining from over 65,000 in 1989.  The town Coat of Arms image may be seen on a 2004 Bi-metallic
10 Roubles issued to honor Dmitrov. 
How many crowns appear in the Dmitrov Coat of Arms?

Dmitrov Church of the Assumption
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 August prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #991
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?
Answer:  Earth and Freedom or Land and Liberty.

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:

7. TWOB-82 is Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Of Bi-metallics (TWOB) cataloque issue #82 is ready and can read at:
Click on the link:

"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