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WBCC Newsmail 350, Volume 8, April 26, 2003
Dear WBCC Members and Non WBCC Members,
Come into the World Of Bi-metallics. I really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail 350 !! 350 weeks in a row news about Bi- and Tri-metallics. As you can read further we have now 300 members from 50 countries worldwide!!
1. A new WBCC member.....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you
Name: Gevorg Mughalyan (WBCC member #300), Republic of Armenia
Gevorg is from Armenia and this means the 50th nationality joining the WBCC
2. Bi-metallic from Georgia...by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I have information from my friend, that on April 9, 2003 Georgia issued new
Bi-metallic coin in commemoration of 12th Anniversary of the Georgian
3. Bi-metallic 5 Euro from Finland..by Kari Hurskainen, Finland
If you look into:
4. Bi-metallic from Cuba...by Benjamín Muñiz, Spain
From the TWOB catallog:
5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #350...by Jack Hepler, USA
The 1996 Bi-metallic 50 Schillings of Austria is a beautiful
coin showing Heinrich I mounted on a horse. The other side
of the coin has nine shields or crests. The coin commemorates
Austria. What is the other year shown on the coin?
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #349. This National Hero is
featured on a circulating Bi-metallic coin that is now obsolete. He lived
from 1502 until 1578. His degree was in medicine but he was a professor in
philosophy, logic, metaphysics and mathematics. Some credit him with the
invention of the Rhumb line, a term used in navigation.Who was this
6. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA
The special prize to be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week will be a Bi-metallic 1 Euro 2003 of Spain. If more than one member gets the question right, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. The winner of the Bi-metallic $5 Zimbabwe (WBCC Newsmail #348) is Rod Sell, WBCC member #20.
7. Meeting WBCC members?..by Kyle Mutcher, Canda
I will be at the Chicago International Coin Fair this weekend and if any WBCC members would like to meet up on Saturday or Sunday to call me at 204-291-8943, or at my hotel at 847-375-9000 and ask for Kyle Mutcher. I'll be at the coin show with my red back pack and it will have a "WBCC" and "RCC" label on it. Feel free to come up and talk to me.
8. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi and Tri-metallic images shown at: New Images. New listed is:
9. WBCC Auction 55 accepting..by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
I am accepting lots for Auction 55, which starts with WBCC Newsmail 351 on the 3rd May. You still have 5 days till the 1st May to submit your lots. The lots listed so far can be seen at: Auction 55. Please email your lots to me now: Rod Sell.
"See you" next week,
WBCC Webmaster & 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.