Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club

WBCC Newsmail 247, Volume 6, May 05, 2001
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, bi.metallic@kabelfoon.nl
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

I hope you really enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail !!

1. A new WBCC member......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:

Name: Jorge Madonna (WBCC member #213), Argentina
E-mail: plumita@solsoft.com.ar
Age: 34
Profession: Trader of tools
Hobby: I collect all world Bi-metallic coins, tokens, encased, for type and
Goal: Obtain all circulation B-metallic coins and other (Conmemorative and
Tokens) of low price
Against: The Conmemorative Bi-metallic coins of high prices

2. Bi-metallic 2 Pound from Falkland Isles...by Keith Beaumont, UK

The Bi-metallic 2 Pound of the Falkland Isles is Issue 10 of Queen Mother
Centenary just received, details same as last issue. A picture can be seen
in the WBCC Homepage:

3. Bi-metallic from Unesco...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

Referring to WBCC Newsmail 246, item 3, about the The Unesco Bi-metallic
April 26, 1991, I have to correct the price of Coincraft offers: 14.50

4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #247...by Jack Hepler, USA

This African country has produced two Bi-metallic coins for circulation. The
first in 1987 and a second in 1995 of a different value. The design reflects
both the Arabic and the European influence in that the date is shown both in
the Muslim and the Christian years. The country crest is flanked by two
lions and topped by a star. Which country?
a. Algeria
b. Kenya
c. Morocco
d. Syria
Please send your answer to me: heplerj@juno.com. Next week you can read the
correct answer.

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #246.
In 1992 this Asian country introduced its first Bi-metallic coin. The
unusual feature of this Five Dollar coin is the shape of the outer brass
ring. It is scalloped. Which country introduced a $5 Bi-metallic coin for
circulation having a scalloped outer ring?
a. Cambodia
b. China
c. Hong Kong
d. Singapore
Answer to Question #246 is "d", Singapore
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #245; 71% correct. All players got
at least one of the three correct answers.

5. WBCC Auction Page (WAP).........by Rod Sell, WAP Provider

WBCC  Auction 25 has almost closed. Look for the result at:

WBCC Auction 26 is open now, and closes 10 PM Sydney Time Saturday May 12,
2001 Sydney is 10 Hrs ahead of Greenwich (London)Time.

Please read the WBCC Auction Rules.
Listed are:
* France 10 Fr 1988, 1990, 1991, Circulated (vf), Reserve  $7.00
* France 20 Fr 1994, Pierre de Cooubertain, only with out a litle lustre
(xf--), Reserve $7.00
* Brazil 1 Real 1998, Human rights Unc Reserve $4.00
* Hungary 100 Forint 1998 XF, Reserve $2.00
* Portugal 200$00 1999, Unicef, Unc, Reserve $2.00

WBCC Auction 27 details can now send to Rod Sell at Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com If
possible send a scan of the coin.

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

This weeks new pictures in the WBCC Homepage:

* Falkland Island 2 Pound Queen Mother Centenary
* Unesco, 1991, Chernobyl, bi-metallic

7. WBCC Newsmail 250...by Martin peeters, WBCC Focal Point

In a few weeks time, May 26th, WBCC Newsmail 250 will be published. This
means 250 weeks in a row news about Bi- and Tri-metallics, so almost 5 years
!! I want to make a special issue 250. Now I ask WBCC members, we have now
213 members from 42 countries worldwide, and I'm sure we all have our
stories about our unique hobby. So I ask all 213 WBCC members: write YOUR
story about intersting hobby collecting Bi-metallics or Tri-metallics. One
think I can already write: The WBCC will announce in WBCC Newsmail 250 a BIG
change: What? Well, you just have to wait till May 26th !!

8. Bi-metallic offer.... by Fred de Schrevel, Netherlands

I can offer the following Bi- and Tri-metallics. The prices are in Dutch
Guilders and postage is not included. 1 Dutch gulder is about 0.40 US$.

* 5 Euro Fia/Aermodelling 1997 FDC 17,50
* 5 Ecu Knight and Horse 1994, Trimetallic Unc 47,50
Ireland North
* 25 Ecu Harpplayer 1992, Tri-metallic, Unc 47,50
* 1 Euro Fiesole-Pontass. 1998 Unc 10,00
* 1 Euro Como 1999 Unc 10,00
* 1 Euro Como/Padre Pio 1999 Unc 19,00
* 1 Euro Santa Marinella 1999 Unc 19,00
* 2 Euro Volta 1999 Unc 12,50
* 1 Euro Volta 1999 Unc 10,00
* 1 Euro Sassello ND Unc 8,00
* 2 Euro Sassello ND Unc 10,00
* 1 Euro Napoli ND Unc 10,00
* 1 Euro Pontremoli ND/1999 Unc 19,00
* 10 Euro Barentsz 1996 FDC 19,00
* 10 Euro PC Hooft 1997 FDC 19,00
Vatican City
* 1 Euro JP II ND/2000 Unc 10,00
* 25 Ecu Black Prince 1992 Trimetallic Unc 47,50

If you have interest obtaining one or more pieces, please contact me at:

"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@elderwyn.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA, cliff38@earthlink.net
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 113076.167@compuserve.com
WBCC Developement Centre, Jack Hepler, USA, heplerj@juno.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA 2001 Convention, Ray Lockwood, USA, sunray@comteck.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands, bi.metallic@kabelfoon.nl
WBCC Homepage: http://www.geocities.com/RodeoDrive/7513/wbcc/wbcc.html
"All That Is Bi-metallic" Webside: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/9540/bmhome.html
Bi-metallic Forum Page: http://network54.com/Forum/86625
The WBCC is officially sponsored for the Basel World Money Fair by:
* Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A (The Portuguese Mint)
and  * Schuler Presses, Germany