Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1117  6 January , 2018

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. A new WBCC member…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

We have a new WBCC member, Let me introducé him to you:
Name: Vysakh m Kumar (WBCC member #495), India
Age: 21
Profession: Physiotherapy student
Hobby: Bi-metallic coins of the world
Goal To complete all Bi-metalliccoins of the world
How did you know about the WBCC: via internet while researching about bimetallic coins

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Italy….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
From Italy a Commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 dedicated to celebrating the "70th Anniversary of the Italian Constitution".

Minted In BU (15.00 pieces) and Proof  (6.000) quality and UNC, totall emissio 4 million pieces

3. Tri-metallic and Bi-metallic programm 2018 from Luxembourg….by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Luxembourg will issue the newe 3 Tr-imetallic 2.5 Euro in 2018, 2019 and 2020

Luxembourg will issue also the following Bi-metallic 5, 2.50 and 2 Euro 2018:
A Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2018 in the series Flora and Fauna “Phragmitus Australis”

A Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2018 in the series Castles “Chateau Koerich”

A square Bi-metallic 2,50 Euro 2018 for “Bassin Superieur Viande”

A Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 “200 years of constitution”

A Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018, theme unknown yet.
Information came from  Coinhouse:

4. Bi-metallic 10 Yuan 2018 from Peoples Republic of China….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
From Peoples Republic of China a new Bi-metallic 10 Yuan 2018 depicting Year Of The Dog

The reverse shows a stylized image of a dog, completing the composition some floral motifs and a typical Chinese lantern
The obverse shows the face value of the coin both letters and numbers on a floral motif. the text "PBOC" also shows the year of issue "2018" at the bottom and the top.  

A RMB see security measures with which account the currency, which highlights the latent image we see on the top.

Features currency
Face value: 10 yuan
metals: copper alloys and brass
Diameter: 27 mm
Issued: late January 2018
Issue volume: 350,000,000
Year of the Dog starts on 19 February 2018 and ends on February 4, 2019. It is the year 4716 according to the Chinese calendar

5. Bi-metallic 10 Leva 2018 from Bulgaria….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Bulgaria will issue a Bi-metallic 10 Leva 2018 commemorate the EU Presidency, issued on Dec. 29, 2017

6. Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2018 from the UK Gabor Toth , Hungary
The UK will issue 2 Pounds 2018 commemorate 200th anniversary of Frankenstein, 100th the Armistice of 1918  and 100th anniversary of Royal Air Force
- 200th anniversary of Frankenstein,

-100th the Armistice of 1918 

-100th anniversary of Royal Air Force

7. 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-metall
WBCC Organisation:

WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
WBCC Website:

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 47th World Money Fair 2-4 February 2018, Berlin, Germany