Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #555
 

WBCC Newsmail 555 Volume 12, March 31, 2007
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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

Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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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. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles from Russia........by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
The Central Bank of Rusiia will issue on April 2, 2007 3 new Bi-metallic 10 Roubles coins 2007 in series of Russian Fedaration:
* Republic Bashkortostan
* Rostov Region
* Novosibirsk Region.
The URL of images of coins and text in Russian is:
http://www.cbr.ru/bank-notes_coins/memorable_coins/current_year_coins/print.asp?file=070402.htm
 
2. Encased 5 Euro from the Netherlands..........(name lost)
Look at this Ebay auction: http://cgi.ebay.com/REMBRANDT-5-EURO-2006-in-speciale-uitgifte_W0QQitemZ110104725618
This is an Encased 5 Euro  Rembrandt
 
3. Bi-metallic in Ebay...by Frans Woons, Canada
Found this very unusual  bi-metallic token on eBay the other day.  http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=330099354203&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=014
It is a token with a. more or less, square hole. The hole is (not completely)  filled with 5, more or less, circular pieces of metal, it seems
 
4. Bi-metallic Encased from Germany... Jose Lopez, Spain
This time Ia picture of a new coin I have bought the other day from Klef Raraha island in the Caribbean, which maybe considered bi or even Tr-imetallic. I would like you to display it in the next WBCC newsmail, to see if any member could help in telling the exact composition of it, in the information I got it said that the finish was silver (maybe silver plated) and that there was some emanel? and something else.
I also send you another picture of other coin I got supposedly from Germany 1925, I would like also to contrast the genuinity of theis bimetallic encased coin.

5. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #555...by Jack Hepler, US
The Bi-metallic coin of which of these countries has the image of a horse incorporated into the design?
a.  Latvia
b.  Lithuania
c.  Liberia
d.  Luxembourg
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website; http://www.wbcc-online.com  .
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #554
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 design?
a.  Two
b.  Three
c.  Four
d.  Five
The correct answer for question #554 is b; Three.

6. 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 #553 and the winner was Cees v. d. Hulst, WBCC member #64.

7. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic image shown at:
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
*  Cannes casino token. Image from Paul Baker
* Japan Deldas token
* Poland 2005 silver coin with gold plating
* 10 Roubles coins 2007 in series of Russian Fedaration: Republic Bashkortostan, Rostov Region and Novosibirsk Region.
* Mexico 2007 Nuevo Leon 100 Peso
* Klef Rahara 2007 inlay 2 EC Dollars
* Encased 1925 German 1 Pfennig
* Luxembourg 2 Euro 2007 Rome Treaty
 
8. WBCC Auction 83 accepting lots........by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
Due to a very busy time, I have had to delay Auction 83 to the 14th April.
I have many lots to list from members and will list them as soon as I get some spare time.
I am accepting lots for Auction 83 which starts on the 14th April 2007 with Newsmail 557
The lots listed so far can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction83.html
 
9. TWOB-57 will be later.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Of Bi-metallic Catalogue next issue was planned for April 1st. Due technical problems the past 2 week, TWOB- #57 will be published 1 month later, so May 1st, 2007

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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 will attend the following future International events:

* World Money Fair 2008, February1 to 3, 2008 at Berlin in the Estrel Convention Center, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

* 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 http://www.muntmanifestatie.nl

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