Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #585
 

WBCC Newsmail 585 Volume 12, October 27, 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 1 Bolivar from Bolivia...by Francisco Pascual, Portigal
Here is the new coin of 1 Bolivar Fuerte that will be issued the next January, 1. 1.000 Bolívares=1 Bolívar Fuerte.
You can see all the banknotes and coins here: http://www.reconversionbcv.org.ve/www/lastnews.asp?news=23
 
2. Bi-metallic 100 Pesos 2007 from Mexico...by Frans Dubois, Netherlands
In the second series of Bi-metallic 100 pesos there is again a new issue. It is the 100 pesos Taxclala
 
3. Tri-metallic offer in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay an offer of a Tri-metallic you don't see often:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110182980820
Bi-metallic Gold on Silver Medallion 2002 - Elizabeth II, 2002 Golden Jubilee full-sized (38mm) Bi-Metallic Medallion, low mintage commemorative Medallion issued for the Golden Jubilee, features the Young Head Coronation Portrait of the Young Queen in 1953… Reverse features the Official Logo of the Golden Jubilee...
 
4. Bi-metallic 10 Franc Montesquie...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Rare: France 10 Francs Montesquiu in Ebay auctions
http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?iewItem&item=170159887332
 
5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (1).........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
These are the images of this Euro Fantasy coin from Germany. The fantasy's are not dated, but were issued in 2006. All the images or pictures of these german coins are in my webpage
http://ret001qm.eresmas.net/bundeslander.htm, in spanish language.
 
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's (2).........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this fantasy coin from Monaco. Issue limit: 20.000 coins.
Conmemorates the 50th anniversary of Treaty of Rome
 
7. Encased pieces from ECI........by Cecil Starcher, ECI Secretary
Here are some photos of European coins that ECI (Encased Collectors International,  http://www.encasedcollectorsinternational.org/ )has recently encased. I thought maybe that our fellow WBCC members might enjoy seeing them. We would like to encase additional world coins if we knew which would fit into our current ring sizes. Maybe some member might be able to help us determine the mm sizes of available coins that is comparable to those of the U.S. E-mail me at: cestar1@suddenlink.net
  ECI encased 2001 Netherland 5 euro cent
  ECI encased GB 1955 farthing
  ECI encased GB 1967 halfpenny
  ECI encased GB 2007 one penny
 
8. Bi-metallic from Ebay............by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay a Bi-metalliv from Ebay, depicting Belgium
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220162854708
 
9. The WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #584.......by Jack Hepler, USA
A WBCC Bi-metallic Quiz Game #585...by Jack Hepler, USA
The saguaro cactus appears on the Bi-metallic 100 Pesos of Sonora,
Mexico.  This cactus may be found in regions of northern Mexico and
southern USA. What is another name for this cactus?
a.  Carnegiea Gigantea
b.  Yucca.
c.  Prickly Pear
d.  Nopal
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 #584.
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
The correct answer for question #584 is d; Maple Leaf.

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 #583 and the winner was Andrzej Kasprzycki WBCC member #424.

10. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at: http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html
*Venezuela 2007 1Bolivar currency reforn from 1,000 Bolivars
* Mexico 2007 Tlaxcala 100 Peso
* ECI encased 2001 Netherland 5 euro cent
* ECI encased GB 1955 farthing
* ECI encased GB 1967 halfpenny
* ECI encased GB 2007 one penny
* Monaco 2006 fantasy medal
* Germany 2006 Hamburg fantasy medals
* More German Zodiac Medals
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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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