Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail 1029, April 30, 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 2016 from Vatican City (1)..... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Vatican City, proposed - bicentenary of formation of Swiss Guards
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Vatican City (2)..... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Vatican City, Jubilee of Mercy - to be issued in Oct 2016
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Belgium....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The second Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Belgium commemorative to the International Day of the Disappeared Children
4. Bi-metallic 1 Real 2016 from Brazil.....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here the new Bi-metallic 1 Real 2016 from Brazil, the last one of Bi-metallics on Olympics is finally issued
5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #1029….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin issued to represent the Prefecture of Akita shows an image of a person wearing winter clothing. What are the balloon-like images shown on the coin?
Flag of Akita 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 #1028
The Bi-metallic 500 Yen coin 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?
Answer: ‘Nagoya Castle’ or Nagoyajou, Nagoyajo, Nagoyajoh.
Here a picture of Max and Carlo Aiello winners of the March prize of the Quiz Game
6. 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.
7. 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
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, email@example.com
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