Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #584
 

WBCC Newsmail 584 Volume 12, October 20, 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. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Karl Wimmer (WBCC member #442), Austria
Age: 40
Profession:Facility Manager
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: To get so many coins of the world as possible
How did I know about the WBCC: I have seen about WBCC on your Homepage:  wbcc-online.com
 
2. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro from Cyprus...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Cyprus will have the Euro on January 1st. 2008. The Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro depict Pomos, a 3000 year old stature
 
3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro from Malta...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Malta will have the Euro on January 1st. 2008. The Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro depict the Maltese Cross
 
4. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's Cyprus (1)...by Jose Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained a new Bi-metallic Fansay 2 Euro dated 2008 from Cypus.
 
5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (2)...by Jose Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Euro fantasy coin from Slovenia, the reverse were used in five coins in a a set that conmemmorates the 2006 Football Championship. There are other one coin with a similar design (Treaty of Rome)
 
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy token...by Jose Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this essai coin or token. In one side of the coin is the name of the italian mint, Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. In the other side is the name of Schuler Pressen and the words Bimetallic Munze.

7. Bi-metallic Inlay.....by  Andrzej Kasprzycki, Poland
During the last " Numismata' in Berlin 07/10 2007 I got old german  Bi-metallic talisman " Sign of Zodiac" -Virgo Diameter 40 mm, thick 2,5 mm  copper alloy. There is 18 mm white matall insertion-sign of zodiac- Virgo inside of one side. All round this side is description :TRAGE MICH STETS BEI DIR UND VERLIERE MICH NICHT. On the other side: DEIN TALISMAN.
Who has more information about this Bi-metallictalisman? Please E-mail me at: andrzej.kasprzycki@wp.pl
--Remark WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA: An almost identical piece in that "Dein Talisman" series. It is in our German image library
( http://www.wbcc-online.com/germany/germany.html ,4th from the bottom of that webpage), but this one is Taurus, not Virgo
 
8. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #584.......by Jack Hepler, USA
Canada began issuing Bi-metallic 2 Dollar coins for circulation in 1996. What is the mint mark of the Royal Canadian Mint on these Bi-metallic coins?
a.  CM
b.  RCM
c.  Polar Bear
d.  Maple Leaf
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 #583.
The 2007 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos of Mexico features the State of Sonora. Included in the design is the silhouette of a native dancer. What is the dancer wearing on his head?
a.  Horns
b.  Feathers
c.  Sombrero
d.  Crown
The correct answer for question #583 is a; Horns.

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
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 ten players in game #582 and the winner was Meir Sapir WBCC member #296.
 
9. 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
* Belarus 1000 rubel, 1kg with gold and jewels
* Papiyon Token 
* Tuning Tokens
* Germany Virgo medal
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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 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:

* 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

* The 8th Northern Coin Event 2008, Saturday, September 20th, 2008, Assen, The Netherlands http://www.muntmanifestatie.nl

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