Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #573
 

WBCC Newsmail 573 Volume 12, August 4, 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 Baht 2007 from Thailand..by Frans Dubois, Netherlands
There are 2 new Bi-metallic 10 Baht pieces issued:
* The Medical Technology Council
* Universiade (International University Sports Federation)
 
2. Bi-metallic from the Lake of the Woods Association.........by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 40th Anniversary medallion is now available for $5 plus shipping.
I can be contacted to obtain one of these beautiful pieces. Send a message to me: heplerj@juno.com and I'll obtain it for you from the Lake of the Woods Association.

3. Bi-metallic 100 Pesos 2007 from Mexico...by Frans Dubois, Netherlands
Only 6 pieces to go to complete the second series of Bi-metallic 100 pesos coins of Mexico. The last one that is issued is the one from Sonora:
Mexican States collection 2: Sonora
 
4. Bi-metallics in Ebay (1)........by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Several interesting offers is Ebay:
a. Bi-metallic 500 Lire
http://cgi.ebay.com:80/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170136328184
 
b: Bi-metallic Panda's
http://cgi.ebay.com:80/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320143326181
 
5. Bi-metallics in Ebay (2).........by Paul Baker, UK
1937 farthing + aluminium ring token of Morecambe Lancs
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150144904140
An Interesting page about Farthings is:
http://www.aboutfarthings.co.uk/Ringed%20Farthings.html
 
6. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #573.......by Jack Hepler, USA
Sokol is a city in Russia noted for production of the MIG aircraft series. Sokol is also known as a social/athletic organization founded in the Czech Republic in the late 19th century. The Sokol is also a bird of prey and was incorporated as a symbol on a Bi-metallic coin. Which country has the image of a Sokol bird on a 2005 Bi-metallic coin?
a.  Czech Republic
b.  Russia
c.  Slovakia
d.  Slovenia
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 #572
The pitahaya cactus may be found in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Which Mexican state chose to recognize this cactus fruit on a Bi-metallic coin?
a.  Chihuahua
b.  Durango
c.  Potosi
d.  Sinaloa
The correct answer for question #572 is d; Sinaloa.
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 12 players in game #571 and the winner was Claudio Revello, WBCC member #207.

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
* Thailand 2007 10 baht Medical Technology Council
* Thailand 2007 10 baht University Sports Federation
 
8. WBCC For Sale Pages...by Rod Sell, WBCC Sales Pages Provider
Do you have any spare bimetallics that you would like to sell.
If you do, just email the details to rodsell@rodsell.com and I will add them  to our "FOR SALE" page.
The items listed so far can be seen at: http://wbcc-online.com/sales/sales.html
Members are allowed to list up to 20 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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