Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #314

 

WBCC Newsmail 314, Volume 7, August 17, 2002 --------------------------------------------------------------------
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
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Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,

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

1. WBCC Certificate of Membership ... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

Now available the official WBCC "Certificate of membership" for each WBCC members. The certificate is printed on white paper, 210 x 299 mm, and it will be laminated. It is available for each member for 5$ including postage cost. So if you are interested in your own WBCC membership certificate, please E-mail me: Martin Peeters.

2. Bi-metallics in Ebay ... Martin Peeters, Netherlands

I saw some unusual Bi-metallic offered on Ebay. These you don't see often:
* Amsterdam, New York Bimetal Token Adcock

* Rare euro french bimetallic coin from Annecy

* LIMITED EDITION BI-METAL Casino Token

* Finland 1996 5 Euro Bimetal Lion BU Crown

* Finland 1997 5 Euro Bimetal Plane BU Crown

* Finland 1997 5 Euro Bimetal Skysurf BU Crown

* Test Euro Sennfeld 5 Ä 1997

* Beethoven - 2 BiMetall - Medaillen 34 mm

3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #314 ... by Jack Hepler, USA

The Cook Islands was one of seven countries that celebrated the British Queen Motherís 100th birthday with the issue of a Bi-metallic coin. The coin issued was a Five Dollar specimen, dated 2000, and has a unique design image. Along with several other countries, the Cook Islands consider the Queen of England to be their Head of State but remain autonomous when it comes to governing internal affairs. New Zealand is responsible for the external affairs of the Cook Islands. What is the unique feature of this Bi-metallic design?
a. Portrait is a young girl.
b. Portrait features QE II on both sides.
c. Portrait does not include QE II.
d. Portrait includes other family members.
Please send your answer to me: Jack Hepler Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website.

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #313.
The fourth United Nations World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, China, September 1995 with the theme; "Action for Equality, Development and Peace". Which country issued a Bi-metallic coin to commemorate this event?
a. China
b. Korea
c. Singapore
d. Thailand
Answer to Question #313 is "a"; China.
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #312: 75% correct, eight players.

4. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Images ... by Rod Sell, Australia

The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images.
New listed are:
* Jersey 1997 5 Pound with inlay Coat of Arms
* IX all-Russia Numismatic Congress, Novgorod 16-21April 2001 Medal.
* Amusement Token from Israel

5. WBCC Auction 47 ... by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

I am now accepting lots for Auction 47. Auction 47 will open on the 31st August and close 12 hours earlier than usual at 11 PM on the 7th September. The lots listed at present can be seen at:Auction 47. Please email me your bids now: Rod Sell.

"See you", next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

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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, Australia.
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
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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