Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club


WBCC Newsmail 1243   August 1 2020

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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, wbcc@hotmail.nl



Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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1. Bi.metallic, 2 Dollar 2020 from Canada….by Frans Woons, Canada
There are indications that the Royal Canadian Mint is going to issue two new bi-metallic $ 2 coins in the next few days.  It seems that these coins,
in coloured and non-coloured versions, are going to show a grizzly bear on the reverse.  A copy of a work by  the prolific artist Bill Reid. 

  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Reid
 One of the  most famous works by Bill Reid is ‘The Spirit of Haida Gwaii’ which occurs in three versions:
-  he Black Canoe (in bronze).  In the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., USA.
- The Green Canoe (in bronze).  In the Vancouver International Airport.
- The White Canoe (in plaster).  In the Canadian Museum of History in Hull Quebec.
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spirit_of_Haida_Gwaii
 Bill Reid worked also in wood, gold, silver, argillite, etc.

2. Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2020 from Russia…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Bank of Russia put into circulation on July 20 a commemorative and circulating coin with a face of 10 rubles of the bimetallic type, belonging to
the series called "Ancient Cities of Russia" dedicated to the city of "Kozelsk", located in the oblast or Kaluga region.


3. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club wbcc@hotmail.nl

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, 
rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 85@wbcc.fsnet.co.uk
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,  wbcc73@gmail.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, wbcc@hotmail.nl
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com

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