Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #480
 

WBCC Newsmail 480 Volume 10, October 22, 2005
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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 hope you find this week's WBCC Newsmail informative and interesting.

1. A New WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Steve Hill (WBCC member #385), USA
Age: 54
Profession: Executive Recruiter and Vocational Counselor
Hobby: World coins and tokens especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Live life well, respect the environment
Against: George Bush and multi-national corportations
How did I know about the WBCC: You wrote about one of my coins back in 2000...my Panda Bi-Metallic
 
2. My new E-mail adress...by Ahmed Husain, USA
Please read my new E-mail adress Ahmed Husain, WBCC member #265,
 
3. Bi-metallic 100 Tenge 2005 from Kazakhstan...by Paul Baker, UK
the LAST coin at...http://www.nationalbank.kz/?uid=F93693B5-802C-E8FB-36F16D81A3B71F3B&docid=41
is a new ringed bi-metallic 100 Tenge type for UN 60th anniversary, similar
to previous 100 Tenge bi-metallics.
The link on r.c.c. was to a report that only said the piece was 100 Tenge
and without image of description - but I knew that 100 Tenge from Kazakhstan
would likrly be bi-metallic and it is.
 
4. Bi-metallic 300 Euro from Spain...byAntonio Barrena Mateo, Spain
The FNMT Hill mint (Spanish Mint) a new Bi-metallic 12 sides coin at end of 2005 with a value of 300 Euro dedicate to World Cup of Football Germany 2006.
Characteristics:
Coin value: 300 Euro.
Composition:
Center: Gold .999 m.
Ring: Silver .925 m.
Diámeter: 40 mm.
Weight: 28,80 g.
Form: 12 sides, dodecagonal.
Edge: Plain.
Cuality: Proof
Price: 500 Euro + IVA.
 
5. Bi-metallic Carwash Token...by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I found on eBay new Bi-metallic Car Wash token of USA: Turbowash Car Wash token, Iowa.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8341290330
 
6. Bi-metallic medal from Germany....by Yossi Barzelay, Israel
I just got a very interesting item I think it was not listed yet in club database. Item is from Germany from Eagles nest Images below. By the way I'm selling the item on next Auction (#75)
here are some more details about the new bi-metallic:
diametter: 32 mm
Outer ring: copper-nickel
Center: Brass ?
Obv. Eagles Nest
Rev. Kehlsteinhaus 1.836 m
 
7. Bi-metallic Vatican City Proof Euro set 2005...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
A few weeks ago I recieved from the Vatican Mint a Proof 2005 Euro set. The price I paid was 125 Euro (150$) and I offer this one in the WBCC Auction #75. (BTW also the 2005 Unc Annual Euro set)
 
8. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #480..........by Jack Hepler, USA
The autumn season is a time for harvest. A symbol often used to represent harvest or prosperity is the Cornucopia or horn of plenty. Which country produced a Bi-metallic coin that includes a Cornucopia in the design?
a. Argentina
b. Brazil
c. Ecuador
d. Peru
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #479
There were three Bi-metallic 10 Yuan issues in 1999, two of which honored the return of Macao. One of the designs featured a temple, sail ships and the Great Wall of China. How many birds are shown on this coin flying over the Great Wall?
a. Two
b. Three
c. Five
d. Eight
Answer to Question #479 is answer "b"; Three.

9. 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 10 players in game #478 and the winner was Yossi Barzelay, WBCC member #72.
 
10. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images.......by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic images shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
* Kazachstan 2005 60th Anniversary of UN
 
11. WBCC Auction 75 is open now......by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
WBCC Auction 75 is now opened. The 125 interesting lots can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction75.html
Please email your bids to me at rod.sell@elderwyn.com
This auction will close at 11 pm Sydney time on the 29th October.

"See you" next week  
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors ClubWBCC@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 sponsored at the World Money Fair 2005,
http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/home_engl.html , by:
Schuler Presses, Germany, http://www.schulergroup.com and
The Portuguese Mint (INCM), http://www.incm.pt

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