Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #265


WBCC Newsmail 265, Volume 6, September 8, 2001
Frans Dubois, The Netherlands,
WBCC Documentation Center

Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,

While Martin will have his vacation in Canada, I will compose next 4 WBCC
Newsmails. I hope you really enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail !!

First an important message from Rod Sell concerning the 5th anniversery of
the WBCC.

Dear members

Our 5th Anniversary Auction (Number 29) is growing nicely with 30 lots from
10 sellers. The items can be viewed at: Auction 29
You have 6 days to add you lots to this Auction. So please send
the details to me, Rod Sell.

This Auction will commence with next weeks newsmail 266. Please don't send
any bids till then.


Rod Sell

..also about the 5th anniversery. Tokens are still available at $7 plus
Contact Frans Dubois

1 The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
A stylized map of Croatia is shown on a 1997 Bi-metallic 25 Kunas. Croatia
is an Adriatic and a Central European country. It stretches in the form of
an arc from the Danube River in the northeast to the Istria in the west and
Boka Kotorska in the southeast. Geographically, it is situated on the
crossroads between Central Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. The Croatian
Adriatic coast is one of the most indented in the world: it has 1185 islands
and islets with a total coastline of 4,058 km, the total length of the
mainland coast being 1777 km or 1100miles. What is the name of the river
pictured on the 1997 25 Kunas described above?
a. Boka Kotorska
b. Danube
c. Istria
d. Rhine
Please send your answer to me: Jack Hepler Next week you can
read the correct answer.
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #264.
The polar bear is featured on the Bi-metallic Two Dollars of Canada. Most
polar bears live in regions where the mass of sea ice surrounding the North
Pole breaks apart during the summer. Polar bears hunt seals and other
animals for food and may weigh more than 450 kilograms. Today, there are
only about 25,000 wild polar bears in the world. The United States, Canada,
and other nations have laws that protect polar bears from hunters. A
special issue of the 2000 Canadian Two Dollars shows how many polar bears?
a. Two
b. Three
c. Four
d. One
Answer to Question #264 is "b", Three.
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #263; 100% correct. Six players.
You may be able to see the answer to many future questions in Newsmail
issues dating back to #255.

2 Hungarian bimetallics..By Gabor Toth

I have been found a web site about
New listed are:
Wolfgang Schuster with Martin and Frans in Amsterdam.
US Grant Bickford Dollar.
A Searies of images of Roman Bi-metallics.
We wish to thank Dr Hubert Lanz for allowing us to show these images.
Severus Alexander & Julia Mamaea
Gordianus III
Julia Mamaea
Philippus's wife Octacilia Severa


Rod Sell

I want to thank all members who sent me something for this week's Newsmail.
I hope to get again some news next week for Newsmail 266
"See you" next week,
Frans Dubois, The Netherlands,
WBCC Documentation Center
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-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-metallics
WBCC Organisation:

WBCC Websmaster, JD White, USA.

WBCC Auction Provider, Rod Sell.

WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands.

WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson,USA.

WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK.

WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA.

WBCC Focal Point: ANA Convention 2001, Ray Lockwood, USA.

WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands.
WBCC Website
All That Is Bi-metallic.

Bi-metallic Forum Page

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.


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