Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail 1028, April 23, 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. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from Slovakia.....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 from Slovakia commemorate the 550th anniversary of the University Istropolitana.
--Remark Jack Hepler: The Universitas Istropolitana was the first university to be founded in the territory of present-day Slovakia. Despite its brief existence
(1467–1491), it features prominently in Slovak history.
The word "Istropolitana" is taken from the ancient Greek name for Bratislava, Istropolis, which means "Danube City".
It was founded in 1465 in Hungary by Pope Paul II on the request of King Matthias Corvinus. Many well-known lecturers from Austria, Italy and elsewhere
taught at the school, The University ceased to exist around 1490 after the death of Matthias Corvinus.
2. Bi-metallic 1 Lira 2016 from Turkey....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Since 2009 Turkey are being issuing a series of Bi-metallic coins with a face value of 1 Lira devoted to animals. Animals that have been represented in the
two currencies this year 2016 show a gerbil and a dormouse, and are numbers 19 and 20 in the series.
Diameter: 26.15 mm
Weight: 8.3 g
Issuing volume: 20,000 each
Below we see the image of previously issued 18 pieces
3. Bi-metallic 10 Rupee error in Ebay.....by Murali Kumar, India
Please see an Indian Bi-metallic Error coin sold in ebay,India site. (Bidding is ended)
India 10 Rupee double metal error, no date
4. Bi-metallic 1 and 10 Dollar 2016 from British Virgins Island......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Strange shaped Bi-metallic (A double Bi-metallic) 1 and 10 Dollar 2016 from the British Virgin Islands commemorate 90th Birthday of the Queen
6. Bi-metallic 2 Soles 2016 from Peru....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
New circulating Bi-metallic 2 Soles 2016 from Peru, in "soles" instead of "nuevos soles":
7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1028….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen issued to represent the Prefecture of Aichi shows an image of the ‘Rabbit Ear Iris’ and the Prefecture Government Offices,
noted for combining a Japanese Edo era castle-like roof on a western style building. What castle was the model for this roof?
Flag of Aichi Prefecture Picture of coin
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com Please send your answer to: email@example.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 April prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.
Bi-metallic Quiz question #1027
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin issued to represent the Prefecture of Kochi shows an image of one of the many famous people of Kochi.
What is the name of this person?
Answer: Sakamoto Ryoma.
8. Super Quiz #39…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Name two persons, born in the Americas (North or South) whose image appears on a Bi-metallic coin produced in Europe or Asia.
Answer to Quiz #38
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.
Cocos-Keeling uses the Australian Flag
Uzbekistan coin was a pattern and not issued.
The winner is Juan Garcia Ochoa, WBCC member #556. There were six players.
9. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, email@example.com
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
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WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, email@example.com
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The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany