Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #567
 

WBCC Newsmail 567 Volume 12, June 23, 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 2 Euro's from Slovenia...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
The following one could read in the RCC (Rec.Collecting Coins) Newsgroup (text by Christian Feldhaus):
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This year Slovenia issued its first euro circulation coins, and also participated in the joint €2 Treaty of Rome commemorative coins program.
Next year there will apparently be more issues: Planned for 2008 are ...
* one €2 commemorative coin:
Primoz Trubar (1508-1586) born 500 years ago (yes, the same Trubar who is also depicted on the €1 circulation coin ...)
* and two collector coins:
EU Presidency Jan-Jun 2008; Poet Valentin Vodnik (1758-1819) born 250 years ago
Source: http://www.mf.gov.si/slov/mediji/2007/2007-06-20_7.htm
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2. Bi-metallic coins from Eastern Islands...by Wolfgang Schuster, Austria
A set of coins of the Eastern Islands are supposed to be available soon. They do not seem to be official strikes, the 200 pesos and 500 pesos 2007 will be Bi-metallic. For info about the Eastern Islands, take a look at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_Island
 
3. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #567...by Jack Hepler, USA
Ghana issued a Bi-metallic 1 Cedis in 2007 that featured the national coat of Arms. The Coat of Arms for Ghana is flanked by which creature?
a.  Doves
b.  Eagles
c.  Goats
d.  Zebras
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 #566
The first series of Bi-metallic 100 Pesos of Mexico featured Coats of Arms for the 32 States and Federal District. The Coat of Arms for the State of Tabasco was released in 2004 and incorporates which animal?
a.  Lion
b.  Bovine
c.  Goat
d.  Armadillo
The correct answer for question #566 is a; Lion.

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 eight players in game #565 and the winner was Keith Beaumont, WBCC member #190.

5. 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
* Italy 1989 500L error
* Easter Island 2007 200P & 500P 
* USA 2007 40th Anniversary Lakes of the Woods
 
6. WBCC Auction 84....by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
You have only two weeks to list lots for Auction 84, which starts on the 7th July.
The items listed so far can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/auction/auction84.html
This will be the last Auction that I will run this year.
Members can list up to twenty lots in the auction.
I would suggest members do not list the same lots they have in the For Salepage.
 
7. WBCC Sales page......by Rod Sell, WBCC Sales Pages Provider
Our WBCC Sales page can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/sales/sales.html
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 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. Members are now able to change up to 10 items, plus any sold items.

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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-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC Auction/Sales Pages Provider: Rod Sell, rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, dubois.f@wxs.nl
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA, cliff38@earthlink.net
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, 85@wbcc.fsnet.co.uk
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, heplerj@juno.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, sunrayofmarion@aol.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, Netherlands, wbcc@home.nl
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
WBCC Web-Log: http://wbcc.web-log.nl/

The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

* 7th Northern Coin Event 2007, Saturday, September 15th 2007, Assen, The Netherlands http://www.muntmanifestatie.nl

* International Coin Event 2007, Sunday, December 9th 2007, Herentals, Belgium  http://www.numismatica-herentals.be

* The World Money Fair, February 1 to 3, 2008 in Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

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