Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #510
 

WBCC Newsmail 510 Volume 11, May 20, 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. My new E-mail address.......by Benjamin Muñiz Garcia, Spain
 
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorate 50 Annv. Treaty of Rome...by Rob Kooy, Netherlands
Referring WBCC Newsmail 509, item 4 about the Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorate 50 Anniversary Treaty of Rome, I can add that detailed and elaborated drawings of how each individual coin of each participating country could look, now can be found on a great many different websites. There are 13 pictures
 
3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #510.........by Jack Hepler, USA
In addition to Thailand, which country produced a Bi-metallic coin with a Caduceus in the design?
a. France
b. Ghana
c. Italy
d. Russia
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com
Note: See this coin and others by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #509
The Caduceus was a staff used by an ancient herald. This was a winged staff with two serpents coiled about it, carried by Mercury, an ancient god. This symbol has been adopted as emblematic of the medical profession. It may be seen with either one or two snakes coiled about a winged staff. Which country produced a bi-metallic coin with a Caduceus?
a. Syria
b. Tajikistan
c. Thailand
d. Turkey
The answer to Question #509 is "c"; Thailand, a Bi-metallic 10 Baht dated 2002.

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 14 players in game #508 and the winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC Member #80.
 
5. New Bi- or Tri-metallic image........by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
*  Mexico Chiapas 2006 100 Peso

"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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