|Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club|
WBCC Newsmail 327, Volume 7, November 16, 2002
Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,
I really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail !!
1. Bi-metallic Euro From Austria ... by Rob Kooy, Netherlands
Austrian Mint has announced: On January 29, 2003 we will issue our first Bi-metallic 25 euro coin "700 Jahre Stadt Hall" (700th anniversary of the city of Hall). 50.000 pieces will be minted. The outer ring of this coin will be made of silver, the core of Niobium (Nb). Niobium is a high-quality metal, so far mostly used in airplane- and rocket engines. This will be the first time niod is used for coins. More 25 euro Bi-metallic coins of the same metallic composition will be issued in the years to come. An E-Mail to the Austrian Mint and you can order your piece.
2. Bi-metallic Thailand 10 Baht Pieces ... by Barent Springsted, Thailand
When you look into the WBCC Website at: New Images you can see pictures of four newly released Thailand Baht 10 Bi-metallic coins.
3. Bi-metallic from Australia ... by Massimiliano Aiello, Italy
I have received this from The Perth Mint, including pictures which can be seen in: hNew Images.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2003 Golden Jubilee of Coronation Bi-Metallic
Coin Princess Elizabeth acceded to the throne in February 1952 on the death
of her father, King George VI. On 2 June 1953, the new Queen, following a
900-year tradition, was crowned in Westminster Abbey. With the authorisation
of the Australian Government and design approval by Buckingham palace, The
Perth Mint is proud to commemorate this remarkable milestone with the
release of a striking Bi-metallic (gold and silver) coin.
4. Bi-metallic from Germany ... by Jim Kindrake, Canada
I recently receive a Bi-metallic from Minden in Hanover, Germany. It shows a Wind Mill on one side and a "Schiffmuhle" on the other. A picture can be seen at: New Images.
5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #327 ... by Jack Hepler, USA
Portugal honored Garcia de Orta on the circulating Bi-metallic 200 Escudos
from 1991 to 2001. At the age of 34 he sailed to Goa on the west coast of
India. In 1556, he wrote a book in which two people discuss the plants of
India including fruits, nuts and spices. He is recognized for making a
significant contribution to science and botany. What was Garcia de Orta’s
6. Bi- and Tri-metallics in Ebay ... by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
The following you will not see often Bi- and Tri-metallics one can bid in
* PITTSBURGH, PA ELONGATED BI-METAL COIN
7. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Images ... by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images. Newly listed is:
8. Bi-metallic from Kazachstan en Ukraine ... by Alexei Malykh, Russia
"See you" next week,
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 ANA Focal Point: Ray Lockwood, USA.
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands
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* Imprensa Nacional - Casa da Moeda, S.A (The Portuguese Mint) and Schuler Presses, Germany.