Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 999


WBCC Newsmail 999,  October 3 , 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 2016 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Austria commemorate 200th anniversary of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian National Bank).

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from San Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from commemorate 25 years of German Unit

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Austria commemorate 30 years of the EU flag

External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 2.5 million
Release date: october 30th

4. Bi-metallic Market Token....... by Paul Baker, UK
I recently got a market token – brass with copper insert. A relatively early Bi-metallic

The company name is “DANIELS & WHITE”. Park Street, mentioned as their address is in South East London, on the south bank of the River Thames,
near to Southwark Bridge. The maker’s name, in the smaller lettering, is R.Neal, 49 & 50 Percival Street, London. This company made a great number
of market tokens (hundreds of types), many types were bi-metallic. This particular address for R,Neal dates the token to between 100 and 120 years old.

5. Bi-metallic Fantasy from Argentina Pabitra Saha, UK
Argentina Antarctic 2 Bi-metallic fantasy 500 & 1000 Australes

5a. Bi-metallic Fantasy from South Pabitra Saha, UK
South Orkney 9 Fantasy Bi-,etallics 1 Pound = 15 Pesos 2015 Penguins

6. Bi-metallic Fantasy from Sapni and Lappiby Pabitra Saha, UK
Sapmi 10 Ore & Lappi 10 Ore Bi-metallic fantasies

7. Bi-metallic Fantasy from Pabitra Saha, UK
Lapland 10 Koppek Bi-metallic fantasy

8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #999….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The State of Hidalgo Coat of Arms is shown on a Bi-metallic 100 Pesos of Mexico in 2005.  The official CoA shown below pictures something that
looks like two black cannon balls flanking a yellow drum in the design.  However, the coin image is different.  What is shown on the coin

Hidalgo Coat of Arms
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 September prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #998
Seven ministries of Russia were honored on Bi-metallic 10 Roubles coins in 2002. 
Which ministry is headed by Serge Shoigu?
Answer:  The Armed Forces Ministry

9. 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

10. 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