Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #379

 

WBCC Newsmail 379, Volume 8, November 15, 2003
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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. New WBCC members.....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

We have a WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you: Name: Denis Buric (WBCC member#312), Croatia
E-mail: (No Longer Provided Online)
Homepage: www.pregrada.hr/denis
Age: 22
Profession: Student of civil engineering
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: collect as much world coins as possible (specially Bi-metallic) How did I know about the WBCC: from a friend

2. Belgium Coin show..by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

On November 11th I visited an International coin show in the Belgium city Tienen. This every years event on the same date is visited by many collectors from all over Europe. The coin show is the biggest in Belgium and it starts early in the morning at 8 o'clock. At the show I could obtain the Patterd Euro sets (non legal tender) from Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland each with a pattern Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro. I have decided to put the 2 sets in the next WBCC auction 62.

3. Bi-metallics in Ebay..by Martin Peeters, Netherlands

The following unusual Bi-metallics in Ebay are seen by 2 WBCC members:
Reported by WBCC member Manuel Gonzalez:
*Zypern Euro Munz Probe Entwurf (Cyprus Pattern Euros). Reported by WBCC member Jose Luis Ramirez: * Kazahstan set 4 Bimetallic coins 100 t. 2003 y.

4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #379...by Jack Hepler, USA

Three countries have issued a Bi-metallic coin for circulation that included a palm tree in the design. Which is the only country to issue such a coin in 1998?
a. Saudi Arabia.
b. Iran.
c. Syria.
d. Jordan.
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 #378.
Which country featured a toy bird in the Bi-metallic design?
a. Argentina.
b. Brazil.
c. China.
d. Portugal.
Answer to Question #378 is "d"; Portugal.

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 (#378) will be a Bi-metallic Canadian Two Dollars. 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 Zimbabwe 5 Dollars (WBCC Newsmail #377) is Max Aiello (WBCC member #73).

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

The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:New Images. New listed are:
* Sweden Pattern set with 1 and 2 Euros
* Swiss Pattern set with 1 and 2 Euros

7. WBCC Auction 62 accepting ...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

I am accepting lots for WBCC Auction 62. Lots will be accepted up to 10PM on the 6th December, Sydney time. The Auction will open with Newsmail 382. The lots listed can be seen at: Auction 62. Please email any lots you wish to list, now to: Rod Sell.

"See you" next week"
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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