WBCC Newsmail 505 Volume
11, April 15, 2006
Composed with help from
members of the
Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published
Point of the WBCC
this week assisted by Cliff Anderson
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
1. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Michael Reissner (WBCC member #398), Germany
Profession: Currently student
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Let me answer by a wisdom of Confusius - the path is the goal.
Against: All bad things
How did I know about the WBCC: web page, always looking for news
2. Bi-metallic 10 Pesos 2006 from Domican Republic...by Antonio
Barrena Mateo, Spain
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 10 Pesos 2006 coin from Republica
3. Bi-metallic from Cabinda.......Lui Juan, China
There is a new Republic Of Cabinda Bi-metallic 5 Escudos 2005 Fish coin commemorating
the 30th anniversary of Independence.
4. Bi-metallics from Guernsey... by Xiao Dong, China
There are 2006 Guernsey "the house of Normandy" Bi-metallic Coins. I bought
them several days ago. I am Chinese and my name is Xiao Dong.
--Remark Rod Sell from Australia: The Kings on the Portraits are William
I (The Conqueror)and his heirs. The Norman Dynasty. William II, Henry I and
The Channel Islands off the coast of Normandy are also known as the Anglo
Norman Isles. William I (The conqueror) was also Duke of Normandy and
the Channel Islands.
5. Bi-metallic 10 bath from Thailand....by Frans Dubois, Netherlands
Thailand issued again a new bi-metallic 10 bath coin dated 2006. This coin
is issued for the "130th Anniversary of The Auditor of Thailand"
6. Bi-metallic proposal 2 US$ Coin.....by Daniel Carr, USA
I have just released a Bi-metallic prototype for a proposed circulating USA
Bi-metallic $2 coin.
Proof-like and satin finish pieces are available.
Read more about the Proof-like issue:
Read more about the Satin issue:
7. Bi-metallic Car Wash Token by .......Bob Spender, USA
This is a local car wash token from High Sports, Inc. High Car Wash (token)
727 Furnace Hills Pike Route 501 Lititz PA 17543 717 626 8318
The token is nickel brass 25mm in diameter with a brass center of 11 mm.
Outside obverse: High Car Wash Trade Token (around) H ® (center)
Outside Reverse: (circle of dots over rings) Carwash $100 (zeros underlined
double) Value (inside)
9. Bi-metallic in Ebay.....by Jose Luis Ramirez Monleon, Spain
Look at his Ebay auction. 10 Euro fantasy coin.
10. Encased piece from Italy....by Paul Baker, UK
Here is a scan of an Italian 20 Centesmi encased in 5 Centesimi.
11. The WBCC at the Manitoba Coin Club String Show....by Kyle Mutcher,
The Manitoba Coin Club would like to invite the members of the Worldwide
Bi-metallic Collectors Club to our 2006 Spring Show being held at the Royal
Canadian Mint in Winnipeg Manitoba on May 13th and 14th 2006. Special attraction
for coin club members is an Inside Tour of the Royal Canadian Mint on Friday
May 12th. Other special attractions are, Ancient style coin striking demonstration,
Coin Photography seminar held by Michael Walsh, A display of the famous and
infamous people of history on coins with pieces that include Ancient Lydia,
Greece, and Rome with famous names such as Alexander the great, Julius Caesar,
Henry the 8th and many more in gold and silver, and a display of my collection
of world bimetallic coins. Plus in the Coin striking demonstration I will
be producing a new design bimetallic token for my shop.
Anyone interested can contact Kyle Mutcher at email@example.com or call
204-942-5953. the Inside Tour of the Mint has limited space and requires
sign up by May 4th. The show is open for dealer sign up as well. Hotel package
rates are C$59 first night and C$89 for the second night.
Kyle Mutcher will represent the WBCC at the show.
12. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #505...by Jack Hepler, USA
Symbols appears on many coins including bi-metallic coins. One Bi-metallic
coin has 10 symbols around the outer ring. The upper segment in the center
is a flower. The next symbols looking clockwise are: flint stone (to make
fire), movement, eagle, jaguar, sugar cane, water, death, snake and house.
Which country has a coin with these symbols?
(Information provided by Hans Bucek.)
Please send your answer to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: See this coin by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #504.
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"?
d. Dragon Blood Tree
The answer to Question #504 is "b"; Palm.
13. 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 #503 and the winner was Michael Ayrapetov WBCC member
14. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images....by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:
New listed are:
* Fantasy Bi-metallic from Cabinda
* Italian 20 centesmi encased in 5 centesimi
* World Cup 2006 Brazil, England & Italy
* Dominican Republic 2006 10 Pesos
* Guernsey 2006 Two Pound Norman Kings
* Thailand 2006 10 baht 130th Anniversary of Auditor
* USA High Car wash token from Lititz PA.
15. WBCC Auction 77.....by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
You have only 3 weeks to list lots for WBCC Auction 78. The lots listed
so far can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction78.html
Opens Sat 6th May 2006 with Newsmail 508 Sidney Time, Closes 11.00 PM, Sat
13th May 2006.
If you would like to run the auctions please emails me at:email@example.com
16. My Bi-metallic offer...by Rich Hartzog, USA
I have several Bi-metallic token lots up on eBay:
Bi-metallic Trade Tokens of the United States,
"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
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Bi-metallics and exchange knowledge about
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Auction Provider, Rod Sell, Australia.
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