Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #359


WBCC Newsmail 359, Volume 8, June 28, 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

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. A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

We have a WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Michael Kaplan, USA (WBCC member #304)
E-mail: (no longer provided online)
Age: 40
Profession: accountant
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: To assemble a complete type and sub-type collection of circulating-type Bi-metallic coins
Against: I am not much into NCLT issues.
How did I know about the WBCC: Through searching on the internet.

2. Bi-metallics in Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain

Here some unusual Bi-metallics in Ebay:
* Mexico Medal 1999 Numismatic Convention
* Wrongly minted authentic coin from Morocco

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

Russia issued a Bi-metallic coin in 1991 that features an owl. Within the Animal Kingdom, this bird is placed in the order of Strigiformes. What Class of Animal is this?
a. Aves
b. Bryozoa
c. Chordata
d. Lissamphibia
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 #358. Vanda Miss Joaquim is a symbol of prestige and recognition. In a bid to increase awareness for national identity and pride, the government has undertaken painstaking efforts to promote the national flower.The flower of mauve blossoms deck the city with splashes of colour. Vanda Miss Joaquim appears in the design of the Bi-metallic coins of which country?
a. China
b. Hong Kong
c. Singapore
d. Taiwan
Answer to Question #358. Answer "c", Singapore.
Summary of answers to Quiz Game Question #357: 92.86% correct, 14 players.

4. WBCC Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

The special prize to be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week (#359) will be 100 Pesos 2002 Chile. 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 Sega Game Token. (WBCC Newsmail #357) is Andres Ono (WBCC member #275).

5. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Rod Sell, Australia

The new Bi and Tri-metallic image shown at: New Images section.
New listed are:
* GB 1999 2 pound error
* El Salvador 1997 5 colones

6. WBCC Auction 57 Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

I am now accepting lots for Auction 57. You have only 6 days to list your lots. Auction 55. Please email your lots to me now: Rod Sell.

TWOB-44 Martin Peeters, Netherlands

TWOB-44 (The World Of Bi-metallics) catalog is ready for distribution. It will only be send electronic as an attached Excel-file. Send date is July 1st 2003. The catalog is updated with many new listed Bi- and Tri-metallics. Those WBCC members and non WBCC members who did receive the TWOB-43 will receive TWOB-44

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

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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