Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #504
 

WBCC Newsmail 504 Volume 11, April 8, 2006
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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

this week assisted by Cliff Anderson

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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. Bi-metallic offer in Ebay (1)...........by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I found on eBay new Bi-metallic 50 Kwacha coin of  Bank of MALAWI (Africa) 2004;
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8402861413
 
2. Bi-metallic offer in Ebay (2)..........byMartin Peeters, Netherlands
The following error Bi-metallic  double strike of a One Thousand Rupiah from Indonesia dated 2000 http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8404395886
 
3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #504........by Jack Hepler, USA
Algeria produced Bi-metallic 100 Dinar coins featuring a horse. The reverse of the coin shows the value using an unusual technique with a plant representing the number "1" and small round symbols containing a horse head for each of the two zeros in the number.  What kind of plant is the number "1"?
a. Cactus
b. Palm
c. Cedar
d. Dragon Blood Tree
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 #503.
The fruit of the Punicaceae plant is called a pomegranate. The plant is native to countries in western Asia and northwest India. A stylized image of the blossom of this plant may be found on the Bi-metallic coin of which country?
a. Iran
b. Israel
c. Syria
d. Turkey
The answer to Question #503 is "a"; Iran.

4. 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 nine players in game #502 and the winner was Bertie van Haag WBCC member #261.
 
5. WBCC Auctions...by Rod Sell, Australia
I would like to pass the running of the WBCC Auctions to another member. If you have a website and feel you would like to run the Auctions, please let me know. My email is rod.sell@elderwyn.com.

"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 was sponsored at the World Money Fair 2006,
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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