Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #403

 

WBCC Newsmail 403, Volume 9, May 01, 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 members.....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 2 new WBCC members. Let me introduce them to you:

Name: Krzysztof Rene (WBCC member #337), Poland
Age: 34
Profession: Biomedical Engineer
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Be as you wanted the others to be
Against: War, Politics, Corruption
How did I know about the WBCC: looking for bi/tri metal coins (found by search machine)
 
Name:Herni Biemans (WBCC member #338), Netherlands
Age: 45
Profession: IT-specialist
Hobby: European coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics, Euro's and Thai coins.
How did I know about the WBCC: Searching for Thai coins on the Internet

2. Bi-metallic from Ukraine..by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
On April 28, 2004 National Bank Of Ukraine issued new Bi-metallic 5 Hryven Commemorative coin "50th Anniversary of Unification of Crimea Region with Ukraine". The metallic content and size of coin are the same as Bi-metallic "Bandura" coin.Designer - Larisa Koren. Sculptor - Volodimir Demyanenko.

3. Bi-metallic Europs..by Martin Peeters, Netherlerlands
In a German coin magazine I saw an advert about new (Euro) sets They will be made a whole new range of Euro Sets called Europ sets with the Dominatio
5 Europ, Trimetallic
2 Europ, Bi-metallic
1 Europ, Bimetallic5
0 Ceros, Nordic Gold
20 Ceros, Nordic Gold
10 Ceros, Nordic Gold
5 Ceros, Cu
2 Ceros, Cu
1 Ceros, Cu:
There will be made several of these sets:
Island
Liechtenstein
Poland
Norway
Greenland
Faroer
Switzerland
You can look at:
http://www.europ-mint.ch/
 
Jose Luis Ramirez provided us an offer on Ebay about the Liechtenstein pieces:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3910097545

4. Bi-metallic wanted...by John Tucker, USA
I need the following Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht Y227 dated 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 and 2000. If you have a duplicate or one for sale, please contact me at: caribdoor@earthlink.net.
 
5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #403...by Jack Hepler, USA
Thorwald's Cross is stylized on a Bi-metallic coin. The design is based on an ancient slab of stone. The artist shows a missionary figure holding a cross in one hand and a copy of the Bible in the other. The fish in front is a well-known Christian symbol. The serpents show the triumph of Christ over the Devil by bruising the serpent's head.  Thorwald's Cross is found on the Bi-metallic coin of which country?
a. Albania.
b. Gibraltar.
c. Isle of Man.
d. Georgia.
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 #402.
Gibraltar used the trials or labors of Hercules on a series of Bi-metallic Two Pound coins. On an issue of 1998, Hercules is shown trying to get the Hind of Ceryneia. To clarify some things; what is a hind? and, where is Ceryneia? But these are not the questions for this quiz. Ceryneia is a town in Greece, about fifty miles from Eurystheus' palace in Mycenae. And a Hind is simply a female Red Deer.  Now for the quiz question. Which of the trials of Hercules was this task?
a. First.
b. Third.
c. Fifth.
d. Ninth.
Answer to Question #402 is "b"; Third.
Summary of Quiz Game Question #401: 12 players.

6. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic Argentine One Peso, 1996A (Korean Mint) will be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week (#403). 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 (WBCC Newsmail #401) is Benjamin Garcia, (WBCC member #258, Spain).
 
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:
*Gold centred 100 peso bi-metallic from 6 Mexican States
*Encased Mogul Indian Coin
*Ukraine Crimea 2004 5 Hryven
 
8. WBCC Auction 66 open now ...by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
WBCC auction 66 is now opened
The 142 very interesting lots listed can be seen at. http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction66.html
Please email your bids to me at  Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com  The reserve is the minimum bid.
This auction will close at 11.30 pm on Saturday 8th May, Sydney time.

"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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