Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 1018
Newsmail 1018, February 13, 2016
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
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. WBCC at the World Money Fair in Berlin 2017.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The 46th World Money Fair 2017 will be held 3-5 February 2017. The WBCC will be there again.
2. A new WBCC member.....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you
Name: Massimiliano Valota (WBCC member 581), Italy
Hobby: Bi-metallic coins world and coins
Goal: Bi-metallic coins world and coins
How did I know about the WBCC: Berlin World Money Fair
3. Bi-metallic 10 Rupee 2015 from India...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
India Bi-metallic 10 rupees 2015 depicting Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
4. Bi-metallics from Turkey......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Turkey Bi-metallic 1 lira 2016 2 pieces Dormouse and Jerboa
The dormouse is a rodent of the family Gliridae. Dormice are mostly found in Europe, although some live in Africa and Asia.
They are particularly known for their long periods of hibernation.
The jerboa forms the bulk of the membership of the family Dipodidae. Jerboas are hopping desert rodents found throughout
Northern Africa and Asia east to northern China and Manchuria. They tend to live in hot deserts.
5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Vaticane City......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Vatican City Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 commemorate- bicentenary of Swiss guards
6. Bi-metallic MTT's from Poland.....by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Bi-metallic MTT token from Jura Mint.
Christmas coin 2015 Elefant, diameter 32 mm, ring Brass, center K-N, mintage 1 000
Opatów Kielecki 5 2016,diameter 27 mm, ring K-N, center Brass, mintage 500
and Warsaw Mint
Dukat 2015 diameter 27 mm , ring K-N , center Brass , mintage open
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1018….…by Jack Hepler, USA
An issue of the 500 Yen Bi-metallic coin of Japan honors the Prefecture of Ibaraki. A literal translation of the name, Ibaraki is in English,
Wild Trees or Thorny Trees. A tree with blossoms is part of the coin design. The coin also depicts the famous Kairakuen Garden in Mito City
(capital of Ibaraki. Kairakuen is one of the three Great Gardens in Japan.
What is the name or species of tree shown on the coin?
Flag of Ibaraki Picture of Coin
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 January prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin
Bi-metallic Quiz question #1017
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army's successful defense of the city of Puebla against invading French forces in 1862.
Puebla is located within the State of Campeche.
Why did France invade Mexico?
Answer: France (Napoleon) thought that Mexico, in its weakened state from internal war, would be too weak to resist invasion and
Mexico was deeply in financial debt to France and England. England decided to not invade.
7. 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.
8. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by 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 email@example.com
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 Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
WBCC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/WBCC/490936297677751
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany