Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 1122  10 February , 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. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 Error from Italy……by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Here a picture of a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Italy error, offered in Catawiki

2. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2018 from Russia….by  Jacek Stacel, Poland
This week, the Central Bank of Russia introduced the first Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2018.
This is a continuation of the series of Russian Federations and regions.  Kurgan Oblas

3. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2018 from Vaticane City….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2018 dedicated to the 600th anniversary of the Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Finland….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Finland announced 2 Bi-metallic 2 Euro for 2018

- Finnish national landscape - Koli

- Finnish sauna culture

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 from Monaco….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Monaco is preparing a new issue of a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2018 which will be dedicated, the 250th anniversary of the birth of François Joseph Bosio

--Remark: Max Aiello: is just a rumor, there is no confirmation or even an official communication from Monaco

6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro from Malta… Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Since 2016 Malta strikes a series of seven Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative coins devoted to its prehistoric heritage.
The first issued coin represents Ġgantija Temples (Temples of the Giants), built during fourth millennium AD, the Bronze Age, on the Gozo island.
Then a coin dedicated to the Ħaġar Qim temples, close to the town of Qrendi, above cliffs in the south of Malta was struck in 2017.
In 2018, the Malta Currency emits a coin on the temples of Mnajdra, megalithic temples, Built at the 4th millenium AD and located on the southern
part of the island. Mnajdra is one of the oldest  religious sites on Earth.

This series of Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative coins will be struck until 2022, with the following topics:
2019: Ta’ Ħaġrat – prehistoric site 4,100 years old
2020: Skorba – prehistoric temple geographically very close to the precedent one millenium older
2021: Tarxien – the most well known temple, built, according to the legend, by the Phoenicians
2022: Ħal-Saflieni – underground construction gathering about fifty rooms, of 4th at the 2rd millenium AD

7. Bi-metallic 10 Rupee 2018 from the Seychelles… Pabitra Saha, UK
Royal Mint to give fresh Bi-metallic coins with revised specifications for Seychelles. The New 10 rupee coins will soon be put into circulation to replace
those currently being used, which have a tendency to rust, a top official of the Central Bank of Seychelles said earlier this week

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-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:
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June 10, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 48th World Money Fair 1-3 February 2019, Berlin, Germany