Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 628
 

WBCC Newsmail 628 Volume 13, August 23, 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. New WBCC members.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have 2 new members. Let me introduce them to you:
Name: Grzegorz Stateczny (WBCC member #462), Poland
Age: 35
Profession: Engineer
Hobby: Numismatics, Collecting Bi- metallic tokens of Poland, World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: collecting coins
How did I know about the WBCC: from a friend, Jacek Stacel
 
Name: Jeff Starck (WBCC member #463), USA
Homepage: http://www.coinworld.com
Age: 29
Profession: Numismatic writer
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics, but I also write about (and sometimes collect) world and U.S. coins and paper money, St. Louis and Missouri-related medals and tokens, baseball-related medals and tokens, Charles Lindbergh related tokens and medals, and Coin World/Sidney Ohio related tokens and medals
Goal: To have fun and learn, and write great stories
How did I know about the WBCC: covered the 2003 annual meeting in Baltimore when I first came to Coin World
 
2. Meeting WBCC member...by Jack Hepler, USA
Here a picture of Jeff in front of the building where he works for Amos publications. The November issue of "Worldwide Coins" magazine contains the article that Jeff wrote about the WBCC and Bi-metallic coins. In addition to the WBCC article, there are other articles in the magazine that show pictures of Bi-metallic coins as well as new coin releases.
 
3, Bi-metallioc Fantasy Medal from Australia...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this medal from Australia. Trimetallic and one enameled side.

4. Bi-metallic London Market Token....by Cliff Anderson
Here is another bimetallic English market token from the 1900s. It is denominated as 5 shillings and marked "D&A. C. Edwards, Barking Side & Spitalfields". Note that the plug is a copper quatrefoil.
The manufacturer (in small letters) is "R. Neal, 49 & 50 Percival St. E C", who appears on many of these various and interesting tokens

5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
The images are from Europ coins from:
Aruba, 2 Europ no dated.
Jersey, 1 Europ 2006
Bosnia, 2 Europ 2007
Croatia, 2 Europ 200
 
6. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
The images are taken from Euro Fantasy coins from:
Russia, 2 Xeros 2007
Latvia, 2 Europ 2006
Montenegro, 2 Europ 2006
Northern Ireland, 1 Europ 2007
 
7. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Euro Fantasy coins from:
Saint Helena, 1 Xeros 2007
Wales 1 and 2 Europs dated 2006
There are 2 versions of the 2 Europs coin, I think that the correct coin from this serie is the image named as Wales 2 Europs 2006-a.jpg. I have seen this coin in sets sold in Ebay.
 
8. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
The images are from an unusual version of this Fantasy coins:
Norway 1 Xeros 2004, The first version of this coin are named Europ.
Sweden 2 2006, The first version of this coin are named Europ, this one not are named.
You can see these Fantasy coins are more of these kind of coins in my webpage about Fantasy Euro coins
http://ret001qm.eresmas.net/eu-ingle.htm in english
http://ret001qm.eresmas.net/eurosde.htm in spanish (en español)
 
9. Bi-metallics from Alderney (1)...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
The Ebay seller have sold the last coins of this series. I have published all the coins in my bimetallic webpage about Alderney. http://ret001qm.eresmas.net/alderney.htm
 
10. Bi-metallic from Alderny (2)...by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Look at this Ebay auction: http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=350090834682
The metals of the coin are different to the first coins of this serie: “Hong Kong Governors” First version: copper and golden alloy Second version: silver and golden alloy The seller have more of these coins
 
11. Bi-metallic article in Coin World...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
The following article was in Coin World of July 28, 2008
 
12 Book of all Bi-metallic 2 Euro's...by Paul Baker, UK
Please take a look at (German language):
http://www.muenzblog.de/2-euro-muenzenkatalog-von-richter-dyballa/
A new catalog off all Bi-metallic commemorative 2 Euro pieces
 
13. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #628........by Jack Hepler, USA
The Republic of Bashkortostan or Bashkiria is located in the southern area of Russia and is a Federal Subject. It is located between the Ural Mountains and the Volga River. The capitol of Bash is Ufa. This area is very rich in natural resources including oil, natural gas and coal. In 2007, a Bi-metallic 10 Roubles was issued that highlighted Bashkortostan. The design incorporates the image of what animal?
a. Lion
b. Sable
c. Horse
d. Bison
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 #627
The Ville de Quebec is featured on the 2008 Canadian Bi-metallic Two Dollars. Founded in 1608, it is one of the oldest cities in the Americas and the oldest north of Mexico that is walled. What is the plant featured in the design of this coin?
a. Maple
b. Lily
c. White Oak
d. Blue Spruce
The correct answer is b. Lily

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.
 
WBCC Quiz # 626 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 6 players in game #626 and the winner was WBCC member Max Aiello, Prize is a blanc Bi-metallic
 
14. 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
* UK 5 shilling token from D & A. C. Edwards Spitalfield Markets
* Polish Municipal Trade Token from city of Slupsk
* Sweden 2006 fantasy 2
* Norway 2004 fantasy 1 xeros
* Wales 2006 fantasy 2 europ type 2
* Wales 2006 fantasy 2 europ type 1
* Wales 2006 fantasy 1 europ
* Saint Helena 2007 fantasy 1 xeros
* Russia 2007 fantasy 2 xeros
* N Ireland 2007 fantasy 1 europ
* Montenegro 2006 fantasy 2 europ
* Latvia 2006 fantasy 2 europ
* Jersey 2006 fantasy 1 europ
* Croatia 2006 fantasy 2 europ
* Bosnia 2007 fantasy 2 europ
* Aruba fantasy 2 europ
* Fantasy $1 Sydney Opera HouseFantasy
* Alderney 1 pound, Governors of Hong Kong
* USA P-Park token
* USA encased George Washington dollar
 
15. TWOB-61..........by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Of Bi-metallics (TWOB) catalog issue #61 will be ready on September 1st 2008, and will be send by E-mail as an attached Excel file

"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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