Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #507
 

WBCC Newsmail 507 Volume 11, April 29, 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 Euros 2006 from Vatican City...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
This week, April 26th, Vatican City issued the 2006 Euro UNC(85.000 sets) and Proof set (16.000 sets) depicting Pope Benedictus XVI. The price for the UNC set is 30 Euro (39US$) and Proof set Euro is 140 Euro (173US$)
 
2. Bi-metallics from Argentina in member webpages...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
WBCC member Claudio Revello did send the following message:
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 I'm working on a web site of Bi-metallics from Argentine. And now I'm   waiting for pictures of bigger quality that a good friend prepares I have this link: http://www5.domaindlx.com/numissoft/2metales/index.htm
and only I design the Spanish section. Soon theElgish section
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--Remark WBCC Focal Point: More pictures can be seen at: http://www5.domaindlx.com/numissoft/2metales/galeria.htm
 
3. Bi-metallic MMT from Canada...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 506, item 3 about the Bi-metallic 3-Dollar municipal trade token to salute 40 years of bathtub racing in Nanaimo, here is the picture provided by Serge Pelletier from Canada:
 
4. Coin world webpage.......by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Coin World webpage: http://www.coinworld.com/ one can read the following:
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Proposes 2010 Pony Express-Echo commem
The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee's commemorative recommendations through 2010 include a coin jointly commemorating the Pony Express and the Echo satellite, possibly produced as a ringed Bi-metallic coin
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5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #507  by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic Five Dollars of Singapore shows the national Coat of Arms or crest. What animal appears in the crest and on the coin issued in 2000?
a. Antelope
b. Goat
c. Horse
d. Lion
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com
Note: See these coins by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #506
What family of creatures appear on the fantasy Bi-metallic coins of Cabinda?
a. Birds
b. Snakes
c. Fish
d. Mammals
The answer to Question #506 is "c"; Fish.

6. 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 #505 and the winner was Daniel Petrov, WBCC Member #390.

7. WBCC Auction 78.....by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
You have only 6 days to list lots for WBCC Auction 78. The  lots listed so far can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction78.html
This auction opens on Sat 6th May 2006 with Newsmail 508 Sydney Time and closes 11.00 PM, Sat 13th May 2006.
If you would like to run the auctions please emails me at: rod.sell@elderwyn.com
 
8. TWOB-54 will be send May 1st, 2006...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Of Bi-metallics (TWOB-54) Catalogue is updated, it will be send by E-mail as an Excel file to the registrated WBCC members on May 1st, 2006

"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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