Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Clun

WBCC Newsmail 1242   July 25 2020


Composed with help from WBCC members from all over the world of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC)
and weekly published by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC,

Past Newsmails can be found at

1. Bi.metallic, 2 Euro 2020 from Greece… Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Greece who issued the coins destined for collectors of their second Bi.metallic 2 Euro 2020 commemorating 2020 under the name
"100 years since the incorporation of Thrace into Greece". For circulation we must wait for a date yet to be determined.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from Spain…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The FNMT-RCM will issue in 2021 the twelfth Bi-metallic 2 Euro  in this series, dedicated this time to the "Historic City of Toledo",
which will represent two important elements of Mudejar architecture, such as the Puerta del Sol and the Transit Synagogue.

3. Bi.metallic 2 Euro 2020 Trial from Catalunya……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Catalunya, Bi.metallic 2 Euro 2020- Trial coin, Catalunya, which is seeking independence, has minted a trial coin of 2 Euro.
It depicts Pau Casals i Defilló (29 December 1876 – 22 October 1973), usually known in English as Pablo Casals, was a Spanish cellist,
composer, and conductor. He is generally regarded as the pre-eminent cellist of the first half of the 20th century and one of the greatest cellists
of all time. He made many recordings throughout his career of solo, chamber, and orchestral music, including some as conductor, but he is
perhaps best remembered for the recordings of the Bach Cello Suites he made from 1936 to 1939. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of
Freedom in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy (though the ceremony was presided over by Lyndon B. Johnson).

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro from France….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Monnaie de Paris had more or less outlined its roadmap in the issuance of commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins, both for this year and
for the following ones. Yesterday, a series of modifications were announced that affect the second currency announced for this year, "Paris 2024
Olympics", as well as for those to come. Remind you before commenting on the changes that I am talking about, that the first coin of this type was
already issued on January 31 under the theme "50th anniversary of the death of General De Gaulle and 80th anniversary of the appeal of June 18" .
The second of this year dedicated to the 2024 Olympic Games is postponed to 2021 and will be part of a series of four pieces dedicated to the
same theme, «Paris 2024 Summer Olympics», one of which will be broadcast each year between 2021 and 2024. The The remaining gap for this
year's second French coin will be devoted to a subject not yet disclosed but which would have to do with something related to «Medical Research».
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5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2020 from Malta… Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Bank of Malta announces the issuance of the first 2-euro coin commemorating this 2020 for next Monday, July 27. Within the series "Prehistoric
Temples of Malta", started in 2016, this year's is dedicated to the "Temples of Skorba". There will be three presentations in which we can acquire the
coin, each one will be different from the others, if we take into account the different mint brands that they will present.

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 Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
WBCC Website:

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 50th World Money Fair January 29 till 31, 2021, Berlin, Germany