Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 633
 

WBCC Newsmail 633 Volume 14, September 27, 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. Bi-metallic from Trans-Dniester Republican..by Manuel Diez Gonzalez, Spain
Refering to WBCC Newsmail #632 item regarding the Moldavian Bi-metallic, you can see it also in the official webpage http://www.cbpmr.net/?id=47&lang=en of Trans Dneniester Republican Bank
Denomination: 3 roubl
Quality: proof.-like
Diameter: 32 mm.
The edge - smooth.
Weight: 14,14 G.
Mintage: 100 pcs.
Alloy: 925 silver with gold
Avers: there is an image of the State Emblem Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika in the centre, circled by an inscription "ПРИДНЕСТРОВСКИЙ РЕСПУБЛИКАНСКИЙ БАНК" (Pridnestrovskiy Respublikanskiy Bank) in Cyrillic above the image along the edging and an inscription "100 РУБЛЕЙ" (100 rubles) in Cyrillic. An inscription «2007» indicating the year is below the image of the State Emblem.
Reverse: Centre close up an image «Epoch AQUARIUS», on a circle - image of twelve signs of  the zodiac with gold  (mass of gold in cleanness 0,1255 g.). Above: from left to right inscription "ЭПОХА ВОДОЛЕЯ" (EPOCH AQUARIUS), below - "XXI ВЕК" (XXI CENTURY).
 
2. Bi-metallic tokens.......by Wolfgang Schuster, Austria
Some time ago I got those 3 Bi-metallic tokens:
First is an usa / los ageles transport token
Second is a game token of http://www.bigfunworld.com, found somewhere in africa
Third is also a game tokens of http://www.freijentertainment.com, found all somewhere in africa
 
3. Bi-metallic from Maladives in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
You don't see this one often:
http://cgi.ebay.com:80/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150294220339
 
4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #633........by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 10 Baht issued by Thailand to commemorate the Medical Technology Council. Incorporated into the design is a creature that has been stylized. What creature is this?
a. Elephant
b. Lion
c. Snake
d. Eagle

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
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
The correct answer for Quiz #632 is Eagle.

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 #631 Quiz Game winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC Member #80.

5. 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 Gold Ringed bi-metallics


"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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