Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 170, Volume 4, November 13, 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,

Although not much to report about Bi- and Tri-metallics, still I hope you
enjoy reading it!!

1. Bi-metallic 10 Sheqalim 1999...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

According the Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation Ltd, Israel has
issued a 1999 (JE 5760) set with the Hanukka Lamp, called "Jerusalem in
Art". This set has also the Bi-metallic 10 Sheqalim in it and the set is
available in an Album (32 US$) and in plastic case (24 US$) Order address:
Order address
5 Ahad Ha'am St.
Phone 972 2 5600147
Fax 972 2 564496
E-mail: medals@coins.co.il
Homepage: http://www.coins.co.il/

2. Tri-metallic Restrike Edward VIII 1936..by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

This week I visited the International Coinshow in the city Tienen, Belgium.
At this coinshow I met an UK coindealer who had some Tri-metallic Restrikes
of the Edward VIII 1936. The original Edward VIII 1936 is listed in Unusual
World Coin, page 20 as:
Australia Medallic Issues
1954 Geoffrey Heard Series
Struck by John Pinches, London, England
Gilt Bronze
XM1, 1936
In the WBCC Homepage,
http://www.geocities.com/RodeoDrive/7513/wbcc/wbcc.html you can view a
picture of the mentioned Tri-metallic Restrike.

In WBCC Newsmail 151, item 3, is an article about the Bi-metallic Edward
VIII pieces.

3. Meeting WBCC members...by Kyle Mutcher, Canada

Once again I'm off to coin show, this time in Baltimore Maryland if any of
the WBCC members are in attendance and would like to meet,  leave a message
at the information table and I'll check back there every hour on the Hour,
or have me paged and I'll come running. I plan to be there only on Saturday,
from open to close. You can also e-mail me at mailto:kmutcher@earthlink.net
(remove the nospam), I hope to be able to get my e-mail on Friday evening
and on Saturday morning. The show is at the Baltimore Convention Center -
Halls A & B - 1 West Pratt Street, Inner Harbor area of downtown Baltimore
November 12-13-14, 1999.

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

This weeks new pictures in the WBCC Homapage:

* Edward VIII Fantasy Coin with Australian Reverse
Essai Tri-Metallics from Cuba:
* Anartia Amathea Butterfly with common reverse
* Cuba Phoebis Avellaneda Butterfly
* Cuba Psedolycaena Marsyas Butterfly
* Cuba Danaus Plexippus Butterfly
* Cuba Hypolimnas Misippus Butterfly
* Cuba Spiroeta Stelenes Butterfly
* Canadian Medal from Eligi Consultants Inc
* Taiwan 1999 50 Yuan
* Member Jose Luis Ramirez Monleon from Spain
* Korea 2000  2000 Won
* Member Jose Melchor Ayala - Mexico

5. Coin World article...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

In Coin World's issue of November 8th 1999 there was a full page article
about Encased Coins. The article tells the complete story of Encased Coins.
Writer Bryan Ryker is also the author of Frederick Earl Fankhauser, "The
Penny Man". his life and work with Encased Coins. The article is based on
this book. Great work Bryan !!

"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