WBCC Newsmail 436,
Volume 9, December 18, 2004
Composed with help from
members of the
Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published
by: Martin Peeters,
Netherlands, Focal Point
of the WBCC
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World of Bi-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading
Newsmail this week.
1. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: David Camire (WBCC member #360), USA
Homepage:NCSCOIN.COM or NCGCOIN.COM
Hobby: US Mint errors (specializing in Jefferson Nickels wrong planchets),
the minting process and to authenticate more and more error coins involving
Bi- and Tri-metallic coins
Goal: Learn as much as I can about how coins are minting everywere
Against: Not giving credit where credit is due
How did I know about the WBCC: Arepresentive of Schuler Industries
2. Bi-metallic offical Euro design.........by Rasmus Rünne,
Just a quick note, that Estonian Euros has been choosed. More info here here:
. Here are the official 1 and 2 Euro:
More pictures can be seen at:
and here you find all designs Estiona peolple could vote for:
3. Bi-metallic from Canada..by Frans Woons, Canada
When you look into:
you will find some now 2005 Bi-metallics from Canada:
* Item # 11241 - 2005 Year of the Rooster $15 Proof Silver
2005 Sterling Silver Lunar Cameo - Year of the Rooster
Item # 11512 - 2005 Proof $8 Railway 2-Coin Set .9999 Fine
2005 Proof $8 Railway 2-Coin Set
4. Bi-metallics in Ebay...by Paul Baker,UK
Saw Bi-metallics in Ebay:
* G.B. Trial piece set:
* Sierra Lenoe 500 Leones 2004
5. Bi-metallic by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I found in Internet "The Euro Coin Pages" site. There I found the information
and pictures of new bi-metallic 2 Euro coins 2004 and future 2005. Bi-metallic
2 Euro coins 2004: Finland, Enlargement of the European Union; Italy, World
Food Program; San Marino, Bartolomeo Borghese; Vatican: 75th Anniversary
of the Foundation of the Vatican City State. URL is: http://www.eurocoins.liesemeijer.com/Commemoratives2euro2004.html
Bi-metallic 2 Euro coins 2005: Austria, 50 Years of States Treaty; Belgium:
Belgium-Luxembourg Economic Union; Luxembourg, Grand Duke Henri - Grand Duke
Adolphe; Spain, Don Quichote - Miguel de Servantes Saavedra (1547-1616).
(Austria and Spain - without pictures). URL is: http://www.eurocoins.liesemeijer.com/Commemoratives2euro2005.html
6. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #436...by Jack Hepler, USA
The most dangerous labor of Hercules was the twelfth and final one. Eurystheus
ordered Hercules to go to the Underworld and kidnap the beast called Cerberus.
Cerberus was a vicious beast that guarded the entrance to Hades and
kept the living from entering the world of the dead. Cerberus was a strange
mixture of creatures. The Gibraltar Bi-metallic 2 Pounds shows the Cerberus
to have the heads of which animal?
Please send your answer to me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #435
Which of the following South American countries has a condor incorporated
in the design of a Bi-metallic coin issued for circulation?
Answer to Question #435 is Ecuador.
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. If more than one member gets the correct answer,
a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were 14 players
in game #434 and the winner was Leandro Del Vecchio (WBCCmember #336).
8. WBCC Auction 70 hectic......by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 70 closed with a lot of bid in the last hour. It is impossible to
manage this volume with a manual system. In future auction, i will only accept
5 new bids per member in the last hour. This restriction does not
apply to rebids on lots where members have been out bid.
The results for auction 70 can be seen at http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction70.html
Can sellers and winners please contact each other and settle their contract.
If there are any problems please let me know.
Auction 71 is now open for listing. The auction starts
on the 5th February 2005 with WBCC Newsmail 443.
The lots listed so far can be seen at
Please email me with any lots you wish to list. There is a maximum of 20
My email is Rod.Sell@elderwyn.com
See you next week.
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors
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
WBCC Webmaster &
Auction Provider, Rod
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