Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #521
 

WBCC Newsmail 521 Volume 11, August 5, 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

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Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World Of Bi-metallics. I really hope you enjoy reading the WBCC Newsmail this week.

1. Bi-metallic Trade Token from Japan...by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
I found on eBay new Japan 1 Clark Trade Token (coin) equal to 1,000 Yen, Expiration date December 20, 2006. Item number: 250013361046.
 
2. Bi-metallic jton from Slovakia...........by Wolfgang Mehlhausen, Germany
Below the Bi-metallic jeton in the new Slowakian Regional Set Nr. 2 showing the places Spis (Zips), Abov und Turniansko
 
3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #521.........by Jack Hepler, USA
Canada issued a Two Dollar Bi-metallic coin for circulation showing a bear as the primary subject. In which year did Canada first release this beautiful coin for circulation?
a.  1995
b.  1996
c.  1997
d.  1998
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 #520
The rhinoceros is native to Africa or Asia.  Rhinoceros have acute hearing and sense of smell, but poor eyesight over any distance. A male rhinoceros is called a bull, a female a cow, and the young a calf; a group of rhinoceros is called a "crash". A Rhinoceros is featured on the Bi-metallic 10,000 Meticais of Mozambique. To which animal is the Rhino most closely related?
a.  Horse
b.  Cow
c.  Pig
d.  Dog
The correct answer is a; Horse.

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 five players in game #519 and the winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC member #261.

5. New Bi- or Tri-metallic images........by Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic images shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
* Slovakia 2006 medal
* Canada 2006 2$ new bear
* Egypt 1 Pound
* New 1E & 2E reverses
* Russia 2006 10R
 
6. WBCC Auction 80.............by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Auction 80 will start on the 26th August. You have just 3 weeks to list up to 20 lots per member in this Auction.
The Auction will close at 11PM 2nd September 2006 Sydney time.
Please email your lots to me at 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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