Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #398

 

WBCC Newsmail 398, Volume 9, March 27, 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. New WBCC member.....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Alberto Fernandes (WBBC member #332), Portugal
Age: 43
Profession: Police Officer
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Get at least one of each country
Against: Pay the high price asked for these kind of coins 
How did I know about the WBCC: trough info gathered from other member of this club

2. My new E-mail address...by Antonia Da Silva, Brazil
Please read my new E-mail address (Antonia Da Silva, WBCC member #175)

3. WBCC at the ANA Pittsburg...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) will be present with their own booth at the ANA's World's Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA held from August 18-22, 2004. If you want to more about the ANA, please contact the WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, sunrayofmarion@aol.com
Ray arranged a WBCC meeting is scheduled for Friday, August 20, 10 A.M. in Room 323 of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.
The ANA membersship cost the WBCC money. As you know the WBCC has no money in it's "pocked". Any free contributions for attending the ANA at Pittsburg are welcome. Please contact Ray Lockwood for your donations. Thank you!
 
4. Bi-metallics in Ebay...by Paul Baker, UK
The following new and intersting Bi-metallic items I saw in Ebay:
* Zimbabwe 5 Dollars 2002
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3905059093
* Guernsey new date 2003 - 2 Pound
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3905058911

5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #398...by Jack Hepler, USA
Algeria issued a series of four Bi-metallic coins featuring images of four members of the animal kingdom. Which animal is on the Algerian 50 Dinars?
a. Falcon.
b. Lion.
c. Ibex.
d. Horse.
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 #397.
In 1995, an eagle with two stars on its breast appeared on a Bi-metallic coin. Which country issued this coin?
a. Poland.
b. Russia.
c. Austria.
d. Syria.
Answer to Question #397 is "d"; Syria
Summary of Quiz Game Question #396: 11 players.

6. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week (#398). 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 10 Roubles 2002 Russia, Staraya (WBCC Newsmail #396) is Gabor Toth, (WBCC member #80).

7. 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 is:
* Cyprus 2004 fantasy pattern euros
* Austria Bi-metallic euro stamp

8. WBCC Auction 66 will be later...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
The next Auction 66, won't be run until the first week in May. Auction 67 won't be until July. So Auction 66 will start on the 1st May 2004. and I am accepting lots for this auction. Send your lots to: Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com
 
9. Bi-metallic offer for swap....by Sebastian Mercado, Argentina
My name is Sebastian Mercado #327 and I'm from Argentina. I just wanted to ask you a question, what do I have to do in order to swap a coin of my own? I have a Bi-metallic coin from Argentina, ( 1 Peso) and it has an error, instead of "provincias" it says "provingias". I'm interested in swapping it for any coin from Asia or Europe. Who wants to swap? Contact me please at sebastianmercado@hotmail.com

"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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