Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #373


WBCC Newsmail 381, Volume 8, November 29, 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. The WBCC and Sponsorship Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point

This week I received a message from the Portuguese Mint, that they sponsor (again) the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club to attend next year World Money Fair in Basel, Switzerland.

2. Bi-metallic from Lesotho.. by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain

Look this Ebay auction: Is the Bi-metallic from Lesotho.

3. Bi-metallic medal in Dutch Christmas Frans Dubois, Netherlands

Two weeks ago there was a message in the WBCC Newsmail about a Bi-metallic medal in a special 2003 Dutch Euro Mint Set. This Mint Set is not issued by the Dutch Mint as written in that Newsmail but it is issued by the Dutch coindealer Theo Peters in Amsterdam. Mintage of this set is 1000 pieces.

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

The standard Bi-metallic 10 Markkaa of Finland, first issued for circulation in 1993, features a Capercaillie Bird in the design. Which kind of bird is the Capercaillie
a. Falcon.
b. Condor.
c. Grouse.
d. Goose.
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 #380.
San Marino issued a 1000 Lire Bi-metallic coin in 1997.
Which animal was incorporated into the design of this coin?
a. Eagle.
b. Lion.
c. Horse.
d. Bovine
Answer to Question #380 is "b"; Lion.
Summary of Quiz Game Question #379: 9 players.

5. WBCC Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA

The special prize to be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week (#381) will be a Bi-metallic 1000 Sucres of Ecuador. 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 Canadian Two Dollars (WBCC Newsmail #379) is Joaquim Sabino(WBCC member #285).

6. WBCC Auction 62, 6 days to Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider

You still have just 6 days to list your lots for Auction 62. 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
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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