Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #396

 

WBCC Newsmail 396, Volume 9, March 13, 2004
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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. Bi-metallic 5 Dollar 2004 from Zimbabwe...by Paul Baker, UK
Zimbabwe 5 Dollar new date 2002, but for a silly price at:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3901605222
 
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro from Vatican...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
There a new Bi-metallic from Vatican City dated 2000. You can see the auctions on Ebay
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3902783757
 
3. Bi-metallic Car wash tokens......by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I have information from Harold Ford, Car Wash token Cataloguer, about 2 new Bi-metallic Car Wash tokens of USA:
a. Woody's Car Wash. Totem Lake, Washington. 27 mm White Metal ring, Brass center.
b. Bubble Machine Car Wash. Spokane, Washington. 27 mm Bronze ring, 10 mm Copper-Nickel center. Reeded edge.
 
4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #396...by Jack Hepler, USA
The trials or labors of Hercules are commemorated on Bi-metallic coins of Gibraltar. The first trial was to bring to King Eurystheus the skin of an invulnerable animal which terrorized the hills around Nemea. What animal was this?
a. Lion.
b. Bull.
c. Horse.
d. Deer.
Please send your answer to me: heplerj@juno.com
Note: The image of this coin may be seen on the WBCC Website at http://wbcc-online.com

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #395.
The 1998 Commemorative 200 Escudos of Portugal celebrates the International Year of the Oceans Expo. One interesting feature of the coin is the use of an Octopus and fish in the decorations. Many coins use olive leaves in the wreath design, this coin uses fish.  How many fish are included in the design?
a. 18.
b. 37.
c. 44.
d. 81.
Answer to Question #395 is "d"; 81.
Summary of Quiz Game Question #394: 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 (#396) will be 10 Roubles 2002 Russia, Staraya. This coin
was donated by Alexei Malykh. If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. The winner of the Bi-metallic Prize, a WBCC token (WBCC Newsmail #394) is Reijo Saine, (WBCC member #251).

6. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic images shown at: http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
New listed are:
* Polish Mint Test Tokens, 3 varieties
* Polish King Kazimierz Wielki, bronze with silver inlay
 
7. WBCC Auction 65 last day...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
 Auction 65 is now in it's last day. The 128 lots listed can be seen at:
http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction65.html
Please email your bids to me at  Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com
Bid now don't leave it to the last minute. This auction wil close on the 13th March at 11.30 PM Sydney time, which is early morning in the USA and late morning in Europe.
 
"See you" in next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
WBCC@kabelfoon.nl

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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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