Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #568
 

WBCC Newsmail 568 Volume 12, June 30, 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. WBCC and PR...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
This week I recived the applicationform for attending the World Money Fair 2008 in Berlin. As every year the WBCC wil attend the WMF and also in 2008. It will be held from February 1 to 3, 2008 and the Guest of Honor will be the Republic of China.
 
2. Bi-metallic from Ukarine...by Jacek Stacel, Poland
A new Bi-metallic from Ukraine, released June 26, 2007.
5 hrywna, commemorate  XVI Session of parliament of organization of safety and in europe cooperation
Metals:
outher ring  - copper-nickel alloy (CuNi25)
internal ring - Nordic (CNi15Zn21)
Dimeter 28 millimeter
Weight 9.4 gramms
Mintage 35.000 pieces
 
3. Bi-metallic produced for Anniversary Celebration...by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic medallion has been produced for the community of "Lake of the Woods" in Orange County, Virginia. The community was started 40 years ago. The medallion will be made available to residents on 7 July 2007 at the Independence Day Celebration. Below you see the image of this medallion. For additional information about this Bi-metallic medallion, you may contact Jack Hepler, heplerj@juno.com
 
4. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #568...by Jack Hepler, USA
Canada issued a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars in 2006 that featured the polar bear or Thalarctos maritimus. In one version of this coin, the bear is standing on only three legs. Which leg is elevated?
a.  Right front
b.  Left front
c.  Right rear
d.  Left rear
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 #567
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
The correct answer for question #567 is b; Eagles.

5. 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 #566 and the winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80.

6. 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
* Ukraine 2007 5 hrywna
* Mexico 2007 San Luis Potosi 100 Peso
 
7. WBCC Auction 84....by Rod Sell, WBCC Auction Provider
You have only 6 days 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.
 
8. 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 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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