Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club


WBCC Newsmail 1035  11 June , 2016
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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. Sad news about Jack Hepler....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The following message I received this week:
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Jack suffered a massive cerebral hemorrhage and is on life support and unresponsive(coma) in the Reston Hospital Center at Reston, VA. His family has been called. There is no surgery planned. Prayers are being asked for him and his family. The neurologist has said that if he pulls out of this he will never be the same.
-- Unquote

On Thursday June 9 I received the following message
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From: Carolyn Close
Thursday 9 juni 2016
Dear Family & Friends -
This message is to let you know that Jack was removed from life support last night. My next message to you will contain information about his funeral arrangements. Thank you, everyone, for your thoughts & prayers.
--Unquote

We lost with Jack a very good friend for many of us, a committed  Bi-metallic collector and WBCC member. I will miss Jack as a friend, traveling with him and stay in Basel and Berlin at the World Money Fair for many many years....

The Bi-metallic Quiz Game and Super Quiz items composed by Jack are posponed for now.

2. WBCC will attend the Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) will attend yearly event "Open Dag" (Open Day) of the Royal Dutch Munt.
The event will held Saturday June 11, in the building of the Royal Dutch Mint in Utrecht

Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters will be at the WBCC table, so if you like you can visit us.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Slovakia...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Slovenia commemorate EU Presidency

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 2017 from Slovakia.......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2017 Slovakia approved design - 550 years of University


5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Malta....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Malta dedicated to the temples of  Ggantija


6. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2016 from Finland........by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2016 from Finland, Athletics, to be issued on July 7


7. 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 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:

* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 11 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 46th World Money Fair, 3-5 February 2017, Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/