Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #357

 

WBCC Newsmail 357, Volume 8, June 14, 2003 --------------------------------------------------------------------
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,

Welcome into the World Of Bi-metallics. I really hope you enjoy reading this weeks WBCC Newsmail.

1. The WBCC at the Royal Dutch Mint..by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

Today, June 14th the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club will be present with their own booth at the Royal Dutch Mint. Every year the Royal Dutch Mint has a special day: "The Day Of the Mint" and all Dutch numismatics will visit the Mint at Utrecht. Together with WBCC members Frans Dubois, Jean Verleg and Eelco Soeteman, we will expose the WBCC to the Dutch public. Please notice that this is the first time the Royal Dutch Mint did invite us to come to the event. Next week I will have some pictures how the WBCC booth will look.

2. Bi-metallic from Georgia?...... by Michael Ayrapetov, USA

In begining of April 2003 (WBCC Newsmail 350, item 2) I had information from my friend, that on April 9 2003 Georgia will issue new Bi-metallic coin in commemoration of 12th Anniversary of the Georgian Independence. I sent message to National Bank of Georgia, but did not received the answer. I received message from WBCC member Wolfgang Schuster, that he have information from Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia, that this coin was not issued. I think that it may be a Pattern coin or this coin was planned, but did not issued.

3. Bi-metallic Gaming and Parking Tokens...by Michael Ayrapetov, USA

I have information from my friend about 2 new Bi-metallic tokens of USA:
a. Mohegan Sun Casino 25 Dollar Gaming Token. Uncasville, Connecticut.
b. Lehigh University Parking Token. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #357...by Jack Hepler, USA

This animal appears on a Bi-metallic coin of Austria. It belongs to the species Equus Caballus, has a long flowing tail and has been used for work and transportation for over 5000 years. On which coin would you find this animal?
a. 50 Schilling 1996.
b. 50 Schillings 1998.
c. 1 Euro 2001.
d. 2 Euro 2002.
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 #356. The next question in the Flora and Fauna (Plants and Animals) on Bi-metallics is about the 1992 10 Dinar of Algeria. This coin shows what bird?
a. Swan.
b. Falcon.
c. Eagle.
d. Goose.
Answer to Question #356. Answer "b", Falcon. I apologize for getting one zero too many in this question.
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #355: 75.00% correct, 12 players.

5. 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 (#357) will be a Sega Game Token. 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 100 Pesos from Chile. (WBCC Newsmail #355) is Jose Luis Ramirez (WBCC member #118). The winner of Italy 500L, 1000L was Claudio Revello (WBCC member #207) Note: Corrections.

6. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, Australia

The new Bi and Tri-metallic image shown at: New Images section.
New listed are:
* USA, Elonged Mexico 1 Peso piece with Mickey Mouse
* Thailand 2003 80th Birthday of Princess Galiyanee
* Thailand 2003 Centenary of Army Inspector General's Dept.
* Cyber Island entertainment token
* Chile pattern 100 peso 2003
* Canadian 2003W 2 dollar with new image of the Queen

7. WBCC Auction 56 last day...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

Auction 56 is now in it's last day. The 102 interesting lots listed can be seen at. Auction 55. Please email your lots to me now: Rod Sell.

"See you" next weeks,
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 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
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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