Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1007

 

WBCC Newsmail 1007,  November 28 , 2015
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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 http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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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. Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club Bi-metallic medallion.... by Jack Helper, WBCC Development Centre
A Bi-metallic medallion has been designed and produced to honor the publication of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club Newsmail 1000th Edition.

One hundred of these medallions will be minted by the Penny Press Mint, the President of which is also a member of the WBCC. 
The medallion will feature a brass center showing the WBCC logo on one side and a newly designed legend on the other side that acknowledges the 1000
continuously issued Newsmails.  Specimens of this medallion will be available directly from the minter at a cost of 7.50 US$ including shipping. 
Please send orders or inquiries to Penny Press Mint, P.O. Box 633, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 or pennypressmint@yahoo.com or kelly@regencymint.com
Also paypal possible:  encasedcoins@yahoo.com
Orders will NOT be accepted after 31 December 2015

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Austria.... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Dedicated to the history of timekeeping, the Mint of Austria issued a Bi-metallic 25 Euro in 2016 under the name of 'Time' using at its core two shades of niobium
and an outer silver ring, where a selection of clocks shown of all ages

Face value: 25 euros
Metal: Silver 900 and Niobium
Diameter: 34 mm
Weight: 9 grams
Issue Date: March 9, 2016
Issuing volume: 65,000

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Ireland.......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Ireland Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate 30 years of the EU flag

Specifications:
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Belgium.......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Belgium Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate 30 years of the EU flag

Specifications:
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Italy.......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Italy Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate 30 years of the EU flag

Specifications:
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

6. Bi-metallic Fantasy from Oecusse....... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here are pictures of Bi-metallic Fantasy 2.5 & 1 pataca 2015 from Oecusse




7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1007….…by Jack Hepler, USA
La Ciudad de los Palacios surrounds the Federal District of Mexico.  The District Coat of Arms is found on a Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coin of Mexico, issued in 2005. 
Name city that surrounds the Federal District?

Coat of Arms
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  http://wbcc-online.com  Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com.

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 November prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #1006
The Coat of Arms of Krasnodarskiy Krai is shown on a 2005 Russian Bi-metallic 10 Roubles.  Five banners are incorporated into the design. 
Each banner has a monogram.  The center monogram is Alexander II.  Alexander I is shown as is Catherine II. 
Name the other two Tsars?
Answer:    Nicholas I and Paul I.

Bi-metallic Quiz Game Prize winners…by Jack Hepler, USA
The September prize winner was Bob Fritsch, WBCC Member #157.  There were six players.
The October prize winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member #261.  There were seven players.

Winners Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1000
The following WBCC members are the winners if the WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Question in WBCC Newsmail #1000
John Veltmeyer
Meir Sapir
Juan Garcia Sonsierra
Gabor Toth
Bertie van Haag

8. Winner of the 1000th.... by Juan Garcia, Spain
Pleasant surprise that I received this week, really did not expect it and it makes me very happy. certainly have a special place on the shelves of coins and in
a conspicuous position . Thank you so much for the present. A strong greeting

Juan Garcia with his Certificate

9. Super Quiz #38…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Name at least eight countries, which have produced a Bi-metallic coin, that have a national flag containing a white star on a blue field.

Answer to Quiz #37
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.
The structure is the Sydney Opera House in Australia. 
The coin is the Bi-metallic Portuguese 200 Escudos dated 2000 that honors the Olympic Games.
There were only two players in this game.  The winner is Hans Bucek, WBCC member #66.

10. 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 Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, heplerj@juno.com

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,  wbcc73@gmail.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, sunrayofmarion@aol.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, wbcc@hotmail.nl
 
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands