Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 625
 

WBCC Newsmail 625 Volume 13, August 2, 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. Meeting WBCC members...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
This week Cliff Anderson visited Hans Bucek in Switzerland. Here is the picture send by Cliff Anderson
 
2. Bi-metallic 100 Franc 2007 from Rwanda.........by Frans Dubois, Netherlands
There is another country that now has a Bi-metallic coin. The new Bi-metallic 100 franc is from Rwanda and it is dated 2007.
 
3. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2008 from Russia (1)........by Jacek Stacel, Poland
New Bi-metallic 10 roubles 2008 coin from series "Wooden cities of Russia" and from series "Republics and regions of Russia". Emission date August 1.
 
4. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2008  from Russia (2)........by Pat Clay, USA
Just in case everyone else is slow, Russia has just issued 2 new Bi-metallics dated 2008, the City of Prioziorsk (XIIth century, Leningrad Region), Cabardin-Balcar Republic.
Images are at: http://www.cbr.ru/eng/bank-notes_coins/memorable_coins/current_year_coins/print.asp?file=080801_eng.htm
 
5. Bi-metallics from different countries........ by Andrzej Kasprzycki, Poland
Last time I got a few new Bi-metallics:
* 1 Won dated 2004, Noth Korea, rare Al/Bronze
* Bi-metallic medal from Germany
 
6. Bi-metallic 5 Dollars 2008 from British Virgin Island...by Manuel Gonzalez, Spain
See information in Pobjoy MInt. http://www.pobjoy.com/ukworld/section.php/736/0 for new Bi-metallics from British Virgin Island.
There will be other 4 pieces. I don´t know but I believe all sets will be with silver-titanium, gold-titanium and titanium pieces. One set each continent and each set in different titanium colour. First set is from Asia.
5 Dollar 2008, Silver Titanium                                                                    
75 Dollar 2008 Gold/Titanium
 
7. Bi-metallic in Ebay.......by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com:80/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260267618407&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
A bi-metallic medal from Mexico
 
8. Bi-metallics from Mexico....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here pictures of:
* Bi-metallic 100 Pesos Series 1 (2003-2006)
* Bi-metallic 100 Pesos Series 2 (2007-2007)
* Several Bi-metallic 100 Pesos pieces
 
9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #625........temporary by Hans Bucek, Switzerland
The Bi-metallic 200 Escudo 1994 of Portugal shows a building in Lisbon. What is its name?
a. Torre de Belem
b. Castello Sao Jorge
c. Torre Santa Justa
d. Torre Nossa Senhora do Monte
Please send your answer to: wbcc@home.nl
 
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #624
The Bi-metallic 500 Italian Lire 1999 (European Parliament) has a lot of stars on it. If you count obverse and reverse, how many stars are there?
a.  6
b. 12
c. 19
d. 20
The correct answer is: d. 20
 
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 4 players in game #624 and the winner was WBCC member Sermon Smitshuysen.
Prize is a blanc Bi-metallic

 
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
* Russia 2008 10 Roubles
* British Virgin Islands 2008 5 Dollars


"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

* 5th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, December 14, 2008, Herentals Belgium, http://www.numismatica-herentals.be

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

 
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