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WBCC Newsmail 317, Volume 7, September 7, 2002
Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,
I really hope you 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: Stanislaw Bulawski (WBCC member #277), Poland
2. WBCC Focal Point ... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
September 3, I began travel via Bangkok to Australia and will be back home September 29th. Jack Hepler will compose WBCC Newsmail 317, 318, 319 and 320. Cliff Anderson in the US will send these WBCC Newsmail out to the WBCC and non-WBCC members.
3. WBCC Certificate of Membership ... by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The Official WBCC "Certificate of Membership" is now available for 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.
4. Encased Thailand Bi-metallic ... by Rod Sell, Australia
Our latest page has been created to show the WBCC encased Thailand 10 Baht series. There have been 15 different Thailand 10 Baht bi-metallic coins issued over the years. We have now encased them all and images can be seen at: Encased Thailand.
For those of you who collect the Thailand 10 baht coins. They are listed in the order of issue with dates of issue in Buddist Era and Christian years. 14 of the coins are commemoratives. Enjoy.
5. San Marino Bi-metallic 500 Lire 1982 ... by Jack Hepler, USA
D/Nella parte centrale della moneta, appare lo stemma liberamente interpretato con a s.: A. BIANCINI; attorno, nella corona circolare, la leggenda REPUBBLICA DI S. MARINO e, in basso, il cartiglio LIBERTAS su rami di quercia ed alloro. R/Nella parte centrale della moneta il bozzetto rappresenta la lotta conro la fame, a s.: la sigla FAO, a d.: R; nella corona circolare, in alto 1982, in basso L. 500, ai lati due spighe di grano. Bordo: godronato
Translation by Martin Purdy, New Zealand
Obverse: The central part of the coin shows a free interpretation of the
national arms, with A. BIANCINI at left; around this, on the outer ring,
the legend REPUBBLICA DI S. MARINO, and, below, a scroll containing the
word LIBERTAS on branches of oak and laurel.
6. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #317 ... by Jack Hepler, USA
The 1999 Vatican City 500 Lire design incorporates a picture of a woman
holding a child and a man reaching out in a gesture of caring. What is the object above their heads?
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #316.
The 1994 San Marino Bi-metallic 500 Lire pictures the famous Christian
stonecutter who is credited with founding San Marino. Included in the
design is the figure of a crowned woman holding out her hand to bless the
stonecutter. She is believed by some to represent the Saint of Marino,
the Duchess of Urbino. What was this woman's name?
7. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Images ... by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images.
8. WBCC Auction 47 ... by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 47 is closing soon and will close 12 hours earlier than usual at 11PM on Saturday the 7th September, Sydney time. The 65 interesting lots listed can be seen at. A HREF="http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction47.html" TARGET="0">Auction 47. Please email your bids NOW to Rod Sell.
"See you" next week, Jack Hepler for
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 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
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