Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #561

WBCC Newsmail 561 Volume 12, May 12, 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

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. Future WBCC Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Because of my vacation the following WBCC Newsmail will be composed and send of the following:
WBCC Newsmail 563 (May 26) composed by Cliff Anderson.
WBCC Newsmail 564 (June 2) composed by Jack Hepler,
WBCC Newsmail 565 (June 9) Composed by Cliff Anderson,
WBCC Newsmail 566 (June 16) Composed by Martin Peeters,
2. WBCC Member Visits the Jack Hepler, USA
Meir Sapir, WBCC Member #296, arrived in the USA on May 3rd and visited with me for five days. Meir began playing the WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game with question #346 and has played every game since then, including #560. Meir visited several sites around the Washington DC area during his stay including the Smithsonian Museum which houses one of the largest coin collections in the world. He is visiting the coin show in St. Louis where Norm Bowers (WBCC #42) and Ray Lockwood (WBCC #30) have booth and table. Meir will also be visiting other cities in the US and Canada before returning to Tel Aviv.
3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 2 Euro of which of the following countries incorporated an eagle in the design?
a.  Finland
b.  France
c.  Germany
d.  Greece
Please send your answer to:
Note: See this coin and many others by visiting the WBCC website; 
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #560
The Bi-metallic 20 Piastres of Sudan in 2006 incorporates what kind of animal into the design?
a.  Lion
b.  Horse
c.  Unicorn
d.  Bovid ruminant
The correct answer for question #560 is d; Bovid Ruminant.

4. 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 eight players in game #559 and the winner was Michael Ayrapetov WBCC member #8.
5. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic image shown at:
*  Ghana 2007 new 1 Cedi
* Thailand 10 baht WHO Food Safety Award. Image from Santi Ponglertsakul
* Azerbaydjan 2003 50 Qapik pattern
* GB 2005 2 Pounds the coin on the right is a fake
* USA fantasy Brothel Token 
* Germany 2006 Schuler World Cup Medals
* Vatican 2006 Fantasy 1 & Europ coins
* USA 2007 ACC & RACC clubs in Virginia exchanging encased quarters.
* Mexico 2007 Puebla 100 Peso
* French Casino Tokens
6. WBCC Sales Rod Sell, WBCC Sales pages Provider
Our new WBCC Sales page is now opened.
The items listed so far can be seen at:
Members are allowed to list up to 20 items for sale. 10 items can be changed each month. Sold items can also be replaced, at the same time as the changed items. If sellers will let me know when items are sold.  I will place a SOLD next  to the items on the page.
7. WBCC Auction Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
I am accepting lots for Auction 84, which starts on the 7th July.
The items listed so far can be seen at:
This will be the last Auction that I will run.
Members can list up to twenty lots in the 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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