Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #418

 

WBCC Newsmail 418, Volume 9, August 14, 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 Newsmail 419..by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
While I'm in the US next week, attending the ANA in Pittsburgh, please notice that next week's WBCC Newsmail 419, dated August 21, will composed and send by Jack Hepler, heplerj@juno.com. Please send your items about Bi- and Tri-metallics to Jack.
 
2. A new WBCC member..by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Yim-Pong Lam (WBCC member #346), Hong Kong
Age: 27
Profession: Music Teacher
Hobby: Only collect the oficial world bi-metallic and the tri-metallic coins only.
How did I know about the WBCC: From other website.
 
3. WBCC at the ANA Pittsburg...by Ray Lockwood, WBCC ANA Conventions Focal Point
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
I have arranged a WBCC meeting and it is scheduled for Friday, August 20, 10 A.M. in Room 323 of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh, PA.
I'm pleased to announce that the WBCC booth will be Number 11 and is very near the front entrance...an excellent location. The other news is that we will be sharing the booth space with Central States Numismatic Society. P.S click on the ANA website and navigate to the Pittsburgh convention for a map ( http://www.money.org/ANA_5-26-04_exhibit_hall.pdf) of the bourse area...you will see the WBCC booth location.
 
4. Bi-metallics in Ebay...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
* RRRR BIMETALLIC COIN INDONESIA 1992 WILLOW ¿UNIQUE?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3924682301
* 2000 Lei Au/Ag Ion Heliade Radulescu
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=35443&item=3924727019
 
5. Bi-metallic 10 Bath from Thailand......by Henri Biemans, Netherlands
The Royal Thai Mint confirmed to me: The Royal Thai Mint confirmed to me: We will issue 10 Baht coin commemorate the Queen's 6th cycle birthday, or 72nd birthday on August 12. you can see a picture at: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=45140&item=3924691056

6. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #418...by Jack Hepler, USA
The Russian Bi-metallic 10 Roubles series of 1992 includes designs of animals. Which of the following animals is included in this series?
a. Mountain Goat.
b. Lion
c. Tiger
d. Bear
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 #417.
What animal image can be found on both a Bi-metallic coin of Algeria and the  Bi-metallic 1984 Two Diners of Andorra?
a. Falcon
b. Lion
c. Ibex
d. Horse
Answer to Question #417 is "c"; Ibex.
Summary of Quiz Game Question #416: 11 players.

7. 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 (#418). If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. The winner of a Thai Bi-metallic coin Prize (WBCC Newsmail #416) is Cees van der Hulst (WBCC member #64).
 
8. 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:
* 2Euro of Luxembourg.
* Tourist medal from Pula Croatia
* 2003 Tourist medal from Bellaggio Italy.
* Borbone Family medals
* Italy, Savoy Royal Family medal
* Italy Prato car wash tokens
* Italy Prato car wash tokens
* Italy 1 scudo Piemont seperatist movement
 
9 . WBCC Auction 68 last day.....by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 68 is now in it's last day. The 99 interesting lots can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction68.html
Please email your bids to me early so you don't miss out, to Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com
It closes at 11.00 PM, Sat 14th August 2004 Sydney Time which is early morning in the USA and late morning in Europe.

10. My Bi-metallic offer...........by Joel Anderson, USA
The following Bi-metallics I can offer:
Estonia
* 8 coin Euro pattern set, 2004,
* 1c-2 Euro, 2 bimetals. Private issue $32.00
Great Britain

* 2 Pounds 2004 Steam Engine bimetal  $9.00
* 2004 Euro Pattern Set, 8 coins 1c-2Euro,
* 1 & 2 Euro bimetal. Private Issue  $32.00 
Latvia
* 8 coin Euro pattern set, 2004,
* 1c-2 Euro, 2 bimetals. Private issue $32.00
Monaco
* 2 Euro 2002 Unc $16.00
San Marino
* 2004 3 coin Euro mint set. Includes 1 & 10 eurocent and 1 Euro in package $35.00
Zimbabawe
$5 2002 KM13 Rhino, Bimetal Unc. $7.50
If you are interested please contact me:
Joel Anderson
PO Box 365
Grover Beach, CA 93483-0365
USA
phone/fax:1 805 489 8045
http://www.joelscoins.com
email: joel@joelscoins.com



"See you" in two weeks,
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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