Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #554

WBCC Newsmail 554 Volume 12, March 24, 2007

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
Edited this week by Jack Hepler because Martin's new server is behaving poorly.

Past Newsmails can be found at

Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World of Bi, Tri and Quad-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading
this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail. 

1. Message from your WBCC Focal Point, Martin Peeters, Netherlands
This weekend, on Sunday, I change my provider and my new E-mail address
will changed then to
All the messages to will be forwarded for 1 year to my
new E-mail adress.

2. Bi-metallic 50 Centavos, Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC DoCu-Centre

Rumors have been circulated that a new, Bi-metallic Argentine 50 Centavos
will be issued this year.

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro, Treaty of Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC DoCu-Centre

It has been reported that the long awaited "Treaty of Rome" 2 Euro
Commemoratives will be released this week. 
Release is expected by all 13 Euro producing countries.

4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The 1993 (AH 1424) Bi-metallic 100 Dinars of Algeria is a beautiful coin.
How many times is the image of a horse’s head incorporated into the
a.  Two.
b.  Three.
c.  Four.
d.  Five.
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website;  .
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #553
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional
group of countries, founded on May 28, 1975.  Bi-metallic coins of the West
African States have agricultural produces incorporated into the design.  Which of the
following may be found on the Bi-metallic 500 Francs (FCFA) of the West African States?
a.  Apples.
b.  Bananas.
c.  Cacao.
d.  Olives.
The correct answer for question #553 is c; Cacao.

5. WBCC Quiz Game 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 #552 and the winner was Andrzj Kasprzycki, WBCC member #424.

6. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic image shown at:
None listed this week.

7. Central States Numismatic Ray Lockwood, USA, ANA Convention Focal Point
The Central States Numismatic Society's 68th
Annual Convention/Coin Show to be held in the America's Center, Hall 5,
in St. Louis, Missouri, May 9 - 12. See our friendly website for details....
_www.centralstates.info_  (
Note:   Ray Lockwood is the WBCC Focal Point for ANA Conventions:  Ray is planning to be at the convention and may be found at booths 2&3.
Note 2:  Norm Bowers, WBCC Member #42 will also be at the convention.
Norm will have a table (#1810) displaying many Bi-metallic coins and will have a
large stock of Bi-metallics for sale.

8. WBCC Auction 83 accepting Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
I am accepting lots for Auction 83 which starts on the 7th April 2007
with WBCC Newsmail 556. The lots listed so far can be seen at:
Please email your lots to me at Members are
allowed to list up to 20 lots in each auction.


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:

* World Money Fair 2008, February1 to 3, 2008 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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