Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 632
 

WBCC Newsmail 632 Volume 14, September 20, 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 member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Ned Delaney (WBCC member #464 ) USA
Webpage: http://www.myspace.com/NDelaney47  
Age: 61
Profession: Retired; development technician - pharmaceuticals                
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Creating a better world
Against: Tyranny and corruption
How did I know about the WBCC: Searching links for Bi-metallic coins on the web

2. Bi-metallic 1 Euro 2007 from Monaco........by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
In Ebay's: http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270276409507 one can bid on a Bi-metallic 1 Euro 2007 without Mintmark. According the seller only 2991 pieces are struck.
Monaco 1 Euro 2007 without Mintmark
Monaco 1 Euro 2007 with Mintmark
 
3. Bi-metallic 500 from Japan...by Gerhard Schoen, Germany
Here is a description what the new Japanese Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2008 is made of. Issue date December 2008
 
4. Bi-metallic medals from the USA........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these 3 Bi-metallic medals from the USA with 3 former presidents. The ring is made with silver.
Abraham Lincoln
John F. Kennedy
William Jefferson Clinton
 
5. Bi-metallic medals from Germany.......by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these three Bi-metallic medals from Germany States.
Brandenburg
Hamburg
Nordrhein-Westfalen
 
6. Bi-metallic in Ebay (1)......by Paul Baker, UK
I think you will have seen this before - but just in case...  just looking at the bi-metallic piece:
http://cgi.ebay.fr/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160282980859
 
7. Bi-metallic in Ebay (2)......by Paul Baker, UK
A rare Bi-metallic token one can see at:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk:80/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220283497426
 
8. Bi-metallic in Ebay (3)......by Manuel Gonzalez, Spain
Saw in: http://cgi.ebay.nl/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130255841936
A new Bi-metallic for me:
Trans-Dniester (Republica Moldova) Pridestrovie Silver Commemarite coin.
--Remark WBCC Fobcal Point: Who knows more? Please let met know at: wbcc@home.nl BTW: Look at thre price! For more information about Trans-Dniester (Republica Moldova) look at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transnistria
 
9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #632........by Jack Hepler, USA
Nigeria produced two Bi-metallic coins dated 2006; One Naira and Two Naira. The design features the Coat of Arms of Nigeria; a shield flanked by horses. Inscribed on a ribbon below the shield is the inscription: "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress". What kind of bird is shown above the shield?
a. Sea Gull
b. Eagle
c. Dove
d. Condor
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 #631
The 51st Commemorative Bi-metallic 10 Baht of Thailand incorporated a stylized cat into the design. The coin is dated 2550 (2007). Which occasion or event did this coin commemorate?
a. SEA Games
b. Boy Scout Jamboree
c. Court Association Meeting
d. Medical Technology Council
The correct answer for Quiz #631 is SEA Games.

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. The #630 Quiz Game winner was Michael Ayrapetov, WBCC Member #8.

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
* Japan 500 yen bimetallic details
* Germany City Medals 
* USA Presidents Medals
* Encased Presidents Award to Virginia Numismatic Assoc



"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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