WBCC Newsmail 163, Volume 4, September 25, 1999
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, martinp@westbrabant.net

Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

As usual you receive the weekly WBCC Newsmail with again news about
Bi-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading it !!

1. Bi-metallic from China...by Liu Jian China

The central bank of China announced today that there is new bi-metallic coin
issued on Sep 20 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the PRC.
Face Value: 10 Yuan
Obverse: Tian An Men
Reverse: Great Wall, dove and flower.
Picture available next week.

2. Bi-metallic tokens.............by Cliff Anderson, USA

When you take a look in the WBCC Homepage
(http://www.geocities.com/RodeoDrive/7513/wbcc/wbcc.html) you will see the
two following described Bi-metallic tokens:

a. A Quebec Bi-metallic Transportation Token, found at the ANA. The vendor
said he didn't know any special source for any more Bi-metallic Canadian
transportation tokens.
b. A Pepsi Bi-metallic Token dated 1992, found on ebay, though it wasn't
marked "Bi-metallic". Since the one side reads "Sin Valor" is in Spanish, it
may only be available through whoever handles Pepsi overseas. Pepsi US
headquarters says they didn't issue the 1992 Bi-metallic token, but they are
researching it through their international offices.

3. Bi-metallic Isle Of Man 5 Pound 2000...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

According an ad in a German Coinmagazine the German firm Emporium Hamburg
(http://www.emporium-hamburg.com) they offer an Isle Of Man Bi-metallic 5
Pound 2000 made of Gold (ring) and Titanium (centre). It is the first time I
read about this combination of metals. A scan of this Bi-metallic 5 pound
can be seen in the WBCC Homepage.

4. Bi-metallic Portugal 100 and 200 Escudos..by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

In the latest Monthly News (September 1999) of Coin Invest Trust
(Liechtenstein) they offer the following Bi-metallics of Portugal:
* 100 and 200 Escudos 1999, Unicef, price in UNC 5 and 6 US$. A rough draft
can be seen in the WBCC Homepage:
http://www.geocities.com/RodeoDrive/7513/wbcc/wbcc.html. Read further for
the order address.

5. Encased Spain 5 Pesetas 1975 ...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

Refering to WBCC Newsmail 162, item 6 about the Encased Spain 5 Pesetas
1975, our Italian member Massimiliano Aiello could tell me that the "X. &
F. Calico" is a very famous coindealer in Barcelona. His is the address:
Plaza del Angel 2
E-08002 Barcelona
tel. ++34*3*3105512
fax ++34*3*3102756

6. New Bi-metallic images......by Rod Sell, WBCC Homepage Provider

This weeks new pictures in the WBCC Homapge:

* Isle of Man Year 2000 5 Pound in Gold and Titanium
* Portugal 1999 Unicef 100 & 200 Escudos draft image
* Spanish 1992 Pepsi Token
* Canada Quebec Transport Token
* Several Tokens from Currency Treasures of China
* Japan Sega Amusement Tokens
* Gambia 1999-2000 2000 Bututs
* Germany, Medals to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the destruction of
the Berlin Wall

7. Bi-metallic offers.......by Michael Doran, USA

Doran Numismatics has updated its website and
pricelist of world and bi-metallic coins. The address
is: http://www.hotyellow98.com/dorannumismatics
Also, I am pleased to announce that Doran Numismatics
has a "Photo Gallery" where you can see the coins that
are for sale. "Photo Gallery" is accessible from the
Doran Numismatics website.

8. Bi-metallic Finland 10 Markkaa 1999..by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

Refering to WBCC Newsmail 160, item 4 about the new Finland Bi-metallic 10
Markkaa 1999 EU presidency it is available in Gold and Silver. In the latest
Monthly News of Coin Invest Trust (Liechtenstein) of September 1999, they
offer the Gold/Silver piece for a price of 28 Swiss Francs.
Order address:
Coin Invest Trust
PO Box 125
FL-9490 Vaduz
Tel. + 423 2326454
Fax: + 423 232 0137
E-mail: news@coin-invest.li
Homepage: http://www.coin-invest.li

"See" you next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the
Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
was established September 14, 1996 and is the very first Worldwide
Collectors Club using the Internet. Goal of the WBCC is exchange
Bi-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-metallics
WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Homepage Provider: Rod Sell, Australia, Rod.Sell@hlos.com.au
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA, chander@mciworld.com
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 113076.167@compuserve.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands, martinp@westbrabant.net