Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #472

WBCC Newsmail 472 Volume 10, August 27, 2005

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


Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World Of Bi-metallics. I hope you find this week's WBCC Newsmail informative and interesting.

1. WBCC-members meet in Wouter Beerekamp, Netherlands
Referring to WBCC Newsmail 371, item 3, about 2 WBCC members met in Budapest, here is the picture: WBCC members Gabor Toth and Wouter Beerekamp
2. WBCC members webpage Paul Baker, UK
I have just updated my site at.... .
The update includes info and images on many African coins and tokens -including Bi-metallic coins from Sierra Leone and South Africa.
3. WBCC members Martin Peeters, Netherlands
WBCC member #371 Deng Yong Chun (Danny Rox) has made his own webpage about China's coins: Just click "ENGLISH".
4. Bi-metallic from the British Virgin Martin Peeters, Netherlands
The British Virgin Islands issued a Bi-metallic 75 Dollar 2005  coin, commemorate The Iverted Swan. It is made of Gold (Ring) and Titanium (Centre), in Bu and 7.500 pieces are struck and issued by Pobjoy Mint.
5. WBCC at the WMF Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Money Fair (WMF) at Berlin is held from February 3nd till Sunday February 5th. 2006. As you know the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) will attend next year fair with its own booth. Here you find more information about the WMF 2006:
* Location WMF 2006:
* Programm WMF 2006:
* Exhibitors WMF 2006:
* Guest of Honor WMF 2006
The Nordic Mints:
* Mint Of Finland
* Mint Of Norway
* Mint Of Sweden
* Royal Danish Mint
6. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
Russia issued a series of Bi-metallic coins in 1994 that featured birds and animals. One of the birds featured on this series was the Flamingo. The Phoenicopterus, Phoeniconaias, or Phoenicopparrus is easily recognized by its bright pink or red color. The color is highly dependant upon what the bird eats. Which of the following is most influential in the flamingo's color?
a. Brine
b. Fish
c. Mud
d. Shrimp
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;
There was no Quiz Game question #471.
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #470
The Armenian Bi-metallic coin issued in 2003 features the national coat of arms. The coat of arms shield is flanked by an eagle and what other animal?
a. Dove
b. Lion
c. Horse
d. Wolf
Answer to Question #470 is answer "b" Lion.

7. WBCC Quiz Game 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 8 players in game #469 and the winner was Benjamin Muniz Garcia, WBCC member #258.
8. WBCC Auction 75 accepting Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
I am accepting lots for WBCC Auction 75, which will start on the 1st October with newsmail 477. The  lots listed so far can be seen at
There is a change in procedure with maximum bids now allowed.
The maximum bid. What you enter in your email will be listed or adjusted to
one bid above the highest bid received and will be adjusted upwards as
required, until your maximum is reached. Please make your maximum bids fit
the increments listed below.
Bids shown with an asterisk * indicate there is a higher maximum bid.
The minimum bid remains as the reserve listed.
Bidding increments are.
For lots at $1 to $10, bid increments are 50 cents.
For lots at $10 to $20 , increments are $1.
For lots at $20 to $50 increments are $2.
For lots at $50 to $100 increments are $5.
For lots over $100 increments are $10.
For lots over $500 increments are $50.
Bids which do not fit the above increments will be lowered to the nearest
correct bid.  For example a bid of $27.50 will be adjusted to $26.00
Please email your lots to me at
Members can list up to 20 lots in each auction.  The members will be listed
in the sequence their first lot is received.  So list early and be near the
start of the page.
Please note no NEW bids will be accepted in the last hour of the auction.
There is no restrictions on rebidding on lots you have been out bid on.

9. TWOB-52 Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Of Bi-metallics (TWOB-52) Catalogue update is posponed to October 1st.

"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 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 sponsored at the World Money Fair 2005, , by:
Schuler Presses, Germany, and
The Portuguese Mint (INCM),


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