Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #511
 

WBCC Newsmail 511 Volume 11, May 27, 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 10 Lev 2006 from Hungay...by Francisco Pascual, Spain
Here is the new Bi-metallic 10 Lev 2006 form Hungary gilded ring silver coin worth o BGN 10, to add to the "Treasures of Bulgaria" series:
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=63822
 
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euros from Germany...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
You can see the designs and the news about this new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2007, 2008, 2009 from German States in these webpages.
Http://www.euronumis.com
http://www.zwei-euro.com/
http://2-euro.net/
  
3. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro (1)........by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In the serie of Bi-metallic Fantasy Euros about the World Soccer Championship this year in France, Serbia and Montenegro and Sweden
 
4. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro (2)........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
The images of five medals with a value of "2 E" that conmemorates the next Football World Championship.
You can see the folder in this Ebay auction.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8421944366
 
5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro (3)........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
In these Ebay auction you can see two new euro fantasy test sets.
One of them is about the Footbal Championship
http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8414185876
 
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro (4)........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Another in Ebay is about the Vatican Swiss Guard
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=8421641954
 
7. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #511.........by Jack Hepler, USA
A Congressional law passed by Simon Bolivar in 1825 consecrated the Coat of Arms of Peru.This comprises three fields: sky blue to the upper left, with a vicuña looking inwards; white to the upper right with a tree, and red in the horizontal lower field, with a golden cornucopia spilling out gold coins. These symbols represent the natural wealth of Peru. On the top, like a crest, is a civic crown of oak seen from the side. The coat of arms is found on the Bi-metallic coins of Peru. What is the name of the tree to the upper right of the coat of arms?
a.  Chinchona
b.  Arbol de Pan
c.  Guacari
d.  Dragon Blood Tree
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 #510
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
The answer to Question #510 is "d"; Russia, a Bi-metallic 10 Rouble dated 2002, Ministry of Finance.

8. 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 #509 and the winner was Diego Aliberti, WBCC member #334.
 
9. New Bi- or Tri-metallic image........by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic images shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
* Bulgaria 2006 10 Leva
* World Cup Soccer Fantasy Euros for France, Serbia and Montenegro and Sweden
* Germany 2006 Football Medals

"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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