Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #538

WBCC Newsmail 538 Volume 11, December 2, 2006

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

Past Newsmails can be found at

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. A new WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Jeff Ylitalo (WBCC member #416), USA
Age: 45
Profession: Helicopter Pilot
Hobby: Collect Bi-metallic error coins
Goal: Collect Bi-metallic error coins
How did I know about the WBCC: From USA website on
2. Bi-metallic from Luis Mejia Zunino
This morning I asked to the Ecuador central bank about the Jefferson Perez coin and they told me that the Biimetalic coin  "never" will be realeased, they will release only the silver coin "soon"
3. The WBCC and PR.... Max Aiello, Italy
Only to inform you that, after my message sent on September, the Italian magazine "Cronaca Numismatica" has celebrated our 10th Anniversary in the last issue of November 2006 at page 30

4. About  Roger Williams Mint and Van Michael Ayrapetov, USA
My friend frorm Ohio, member of American Vecturist Association, sent me E-mail that Osborne Coinage Company of Cincinnati, Ohio bought Roger Williams Mint of Attleboro, Massachusetts and Van Brook of Lexington, Inc. of Lexington, Kentucky. Roger Williams mint established about 75 years ago in Providence, Rhode Island, than moved to Mussachusets. Roger Williams (1603 - 16830) WAS English clergyman and colonist in America, founder of Rhode Island. No more RWM mint mark on Bi-metallic tokens and no more Bi-metallic Control tokens and VB mark
5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
A medieval Arab hero used a golden eagle as his coat of arms and had it painted on the flags his armies carried during many victorious battles. Some Arab countries have adopted an Eagle as their emblem, including Egypt, Libya, Palestine and Iraq.  This giant eagle is engraved on the wall of the Telecommunications Building in Saadallah Al-Jabiri Street. Some experts call this eagle the Eagle of Saladin. Others call the symbol the Hawk of Qureish. What country has this symbol in a slightly modified form on a Bi-metallic coin issued in 1995?
a.  Iran
b.  Syria
c.  Jordan
d.  Libya
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #537
The Coat of Arms of the Bi-metallic 100 Pesos States First Series from the state of Baja California Sur shows what kind of living creature?
a.  Condor
b.  Fish
c.  Deer
d.  Turtle
The correct answer for question #537 is b; Fish

6. WBCC Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic prize to 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 #536 and the winner was Michael Ayrapetov, WBCC member #8.
7. New Bi- or Tri-metallic Rod Sell, Australia
The new Bi- and Tri-metallic image shown at:
*  Canada Toronto Transit Token

"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 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 will attend the following future International events:

* International Coinfair 2006, December 10th 2006,
Numismatica Herentals, Belgium,

* World Money Fair 2007, February 2 till 4, 2007 at Berlin in the Estrel Convention Center, Germany,

* Open Day of The Royal Dutch Mint 2007, June 9th. 2007, Utrecht, The Netherlands

* 7th Northern Coin Event 2007, Saturday, September 15th 2007, Assen, The Netherlands


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