Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail #589
 

WBCC Newsmail 589 Volume 12, November 24, 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 Pound 2008...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
There are available the new british Bi-metallic 2 Pounds dated 2008,  http://www.royalmint.com/PackedSets/UKLGCBU.aspx
Commemorates the 4th Olimpic Games 1908-2008
There are the normal version of the 2 Pound coin too. http://www.royalmint.com/packedsets/DU08.aspx?promcode=EA6BMA&code=featuredDU08
 
2. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro from Slovakia.....by Paul Baker, UK
Saw a link in the RCC Newsgroup: http://www.sme.sk/c/3593886/Prve-slovenske-euromince.html
Slovakia real pieces with the real designs for their new Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro's
 
3. Bi-metalic error from Poland...by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here are pictures of an error Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2007
 
4. Bi-metallic error offer in Ebay (1)...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay: http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130174814634 . I saw a 1992 Tri-metallic pattern 25 Ecu error from Ireland
 
5. Bi-metallic error offer in Ebay (2) ...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260185679840 . I saw 1000 Rp 1995 error from Indonesia
 
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's offer in Ebay...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Look at this Ebay auction http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180180806623
There are three new Bi-metallic Euro fantasy coins from these countries.
 
7. Bi-metallic Encased 2 Zloty........by Jack Hepler, USA
It is believed that this is a unique (only one) encased Polish Bi-metallic.
 
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #589.......by Jack Hepler, USA
Singapore issued a specially designed Bi-metallic Five Dollars coin in 2000. The Coat of Arms is shown on the reverse of this coin with two lions facing a shield. The obverse design incorporated a holographic 1999 and 2000. The obverse also has an animal incorporated in the design. What animal appears on the reverse of the millennium Singapore Five Dollars?
a.  Pig
b.  Monkey
c.  Horse
d.  Lion
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 #588.
The official Coat of Arms appears on the 2005 Bi-metallic coin issued by Venezuela. A wheat sheaf in the first quarter has 20 ears of wheat standing for the 20 states who made up Venezuela when the Coat of Arms was designed. A scroll joins olive and palm branches. What creature appears
in the Venezuelan Coat of Arms?
a.  Dove
b.  Eagle
c.  Horse
d.  Lion
The correct answer for question #588 is c; Horse.

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 five players in game #587 and the winner was Jose Luis Marroquin WBCC member #428.
 
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
* Poland encased 2 zlote
* Slovakia 2009 1 & 2 euro
* GB 2008 2 Pound 
* Poland error blank
* Swiss 2008 10 franc

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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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