Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #413

 

WBCC Newsmail 413, Volume 9, July 10, 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. WBCC Keycord available.....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
 Available now the WBCC Keycords, blue colored with the text "Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club, http://wbcc-online.com"
You can get it for 5$ postage not included. So if you a have interest getting it, just let me know at: WBCC@kabelfoon.nl
 
2. Bi-metallic 1 Euro 2004 from Portugal....by Rui Marques, Portugal
There are already in circulation the 1 euro coin dated 2004. I've seen a great quantitie, because I work on the Portuguese Railways in the ticket offices. Until now I did not saw any 2 euro coin 2004. Below a picture of the Portugal 1 Euro 2004.
 
3. Bi- and Tri-metallics in Ebay......by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
I saw intesting offers in Ebay. Bellow a small selection:
* Gibraltar - 4,2 Ecus 1994, Bi-Metall, vz
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4941&item=3920091481
* Ebay Bi-Metal Coin,Taiwan limited edition.UNC
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=546&item=3920078784
* CHINA 1990 2 BI-METAL PANDA SET LIMITED 2000
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4368&item=2223629122
* Vaticano 10 Euros Bi-metalica plta/niquel
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=48431&item=3919896216
* Linton, Ind. R-9! Bi-metal "Good For" Token L-6130e
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=3458&item=3919620245
* MOLINE, ILL. HICKEY BROS. STORE No. 9 - BI-METAL TOKEN
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=3458&item=3920177759
* 5 Cents Lumber Company Token Alabama Bi-Metal
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=3455&item=3920534544
* 2000 Somalia Rare tri-metal Che Guevara 250sh
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=533&item=3919853943
* EURO-TEST ITALIA TRIMETALLICO
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=26521&item=3920231444
* ENGLAND-ST.GEORGE & DRAGON-BIMETALLIC-25 ECU
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=538&item=3919919074
* BELGIEN 10 ECU 1990 KÖNIG BAUDOUIN BIMETALL AG/AU
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=30684&item=3920239542
* BELGIEN 20 ECU 1991 KÖNIG BAUDOUIN BIMETALL AG/AU
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=30684&item=3920239538
* FIRST CHINA 1990 1/2oz GOLD 1/5oz SILVER Bimetal PANDA!
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4368&item=3920593494
* RARE CHINA 1991 1/4oz GOLD 1/8oz SILVER Bimetal PANDAS!
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4368&item=3920594357
* 3 EURO DE VALENCE 1996 BIMETAL
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=66655&item=3920647075
 
4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #413...by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bolivian Bi-metallic 5 Bolivianos of 2001 incorporates a domesticated animal in the design. This animal is quite well known in South America. What animal is this?
a. Horse.
b. LLama
c. Dog.
d. Bison.
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 #412.
What would you find as the distintictive image on the Bi-metallic Two Euro introduced by Finland in 2002?
a. Flower.
b. Tree.
c. Swan.
d. Eagle.
Answer to Question #412 is "a"; Flower.
Summary of Quiz Game Question #411: 11 players.

5. WBCC Quiz Game Prize...by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic coin will be awarded to a member who correctly answers the WBCC Quiz Game this week (#413).  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 #411) is Keith Beaumont, (WBCC member #190).

6. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
New listed are:
* Thailand 2004 (2547) 10Baht 70th Anniversary of Privy Council
* Mexico $100 Peso Gold,  San Luia Pososi
 
7. WBCC Auction 67 last day.....by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 67 is in it's last day.
The 119 lots listed can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction67.html
Please email your bids to me now at  Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com
The auction closes at 11.00 pm on the 10th July 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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