Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 615
 

WBCC Newsmail 615 Volume 13, May 24, 2008
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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 Newsmail 617 till 620............by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Because of my vacation WBCC Newsmail 617 till 620 to will be composed by Jack Hepler is the US.
 
2. Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint...by Frans Dubois, WBCC Docu Centre
Traditional the Royal Dutch Mint has every year an "Open Day". This year the public can visit the Royal Dutch Mint in Utrecht on June 14.
That day the 2008 dated coins of 1 and 2 euro will available. The WBCC will attend the open day with an own booth.
Because of the vacation of Martin, I will be there together with WBCC member Eelco Soeteman to show the activities of the WBCC.
 
3. Tri-metallic from Northern Ireland........by Frans Woons, Canada
Here images of a recently sold (on eBay) Tri-metallic error coin. The central ring was parytially 'smeared' across the outer ring.
It is a 25 Ecu Northern Ireland piece from 1992 issued by ICB
  
4. Tri-metallic in Ebay........by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a special Tri-metallic
http://cgi.ebay.com:80/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=350062441836&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
 
5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro from Cyprus....by JoseRamirez, Spain
Look at this medal from Cyprus. http://cgi.ebay.com/Zypern-2008-Muenze-zur-Euroeinfuehrung_W0QQitemZ130224697571
QQihZ003QQcategoryZ68589QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


6. My Bi-metallic request...........by Mahdi Bseiso, USA
To all Bi-metallic collectors in the Arab world: I am trying to make new connections with people currently residing in the Arab world who collect Bi-metallic coins. If you are one, please e-mail me at mwbseiso@yahoo.com  Many thanks!

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #615...by Jack Hepler, USA
A colorized Tri-metallic coin of Somalia shows a bird identified as a Spurfowl. Internet sources identify two entirely different kinds of birds with that name, one in Asia and one in Africa. Which of the following names applies to the Somali Spurfowl?
a. Galloperdix
b. Francolinus
c. Sturnidae
d. Struthio Camelus
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #614.
The state of Coahuila de Zaragoza, Mexican 100 Pesos, second series, shows some of the state's industry, wild life, architecture and products. Which agricultural product is featured on this Bi-metallic coin?
a. Grapes
b. Wheat
c. Cattle
d. Cotton
The correct answer for question #614 is a; Grapes.

WBCC Quiz Game Prize
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded for the correct answer. If more than one member gets the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. There were 11 players in game #613 and the winner was Keith Beaumont, WBCC member #190.
 
7. 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
* Cyprus 2008 medal
* ICB 1992 tri-metallic error
 
8. My Bi-metallic offers........by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In can offer the Vatican City UNC Euro set dated 2008
and the  Vatican City Proof Euro set dated 2008
If you have interest please E-mail me at: wbcc@home.nl


"See you"next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
wbcc@home.nl
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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:

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

* The World Money Fair, February 6 to 8, 2009 in Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

 
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