Newsmail 640 Volume
14, November 15, 2008
with help from
members of the
Collectors Club (WBCC),
weekly published by:
Focal Point of
Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
into the World of Bi, Tri and Quad-metallics. I
hope you enjoy reading
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: Allan Baird (WBCC member #467), South Africa
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallic’s and
Bi- and/or Tri-metallic especially Ecu and Euro coins
How did you I about the WBCC: Internet search engine for Bi-metallic coins
Name: David Velarde (WBCC member #468), Peru
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Expand my collection
How did I know about the WBCC: I find in the internet last years and yesterday
Frederico Pereira email@example.com tell me again
2. Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2009 UK........by David Rivera Alonso, Spain
Here is a picture of the 2 Pound 2009 John Burns from Great Britain
--Remark Frans Dubois, WBCC DucoCentre: Beside this Bi-metallic 2 Pounds
2009 John Burns, there will be also a Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2009 Charles Darwin
3. Bi-metallic 2 Kina 2008 from Papua New Guinea...by Alex Zlotin,
In http://www.bankpng.gov.pg/ of
the Bank of Papua New Guinea in item, Media Release one can read:
Media Release by the Governor Mr.L.Wilson Kamit CBE, on the Release of Commemorative
Notes and Coins
On the occasion of the Bank of Papua New Guinea New Guinea 35th anniversary
the Governor is pleased to announce the release of commemorative banknotes
and coins. For the first time in its history, the Bank has issued a special
K2 circulation coin to commemorate the event.
The K2 coin and K2 banknote will circulate concurrently as legal tender.
The new K2 coin bears the National Crest on the obverse, and the logo of
Bank of Papua New Guinea on the reverse. It is a dual alloy coin with a nickel
outer ring and abronze insert.
Weight: 12.20 gram
Material Ring - RCM Multi-ply Nickel
Insert – Multi-ply Bronze
Edge Type: Milled
4. Bi-metallic token from Russia...by Stanislav Suslov, Russia
Here is a pucture of a Bi-metallic token from Moscow numismatic forum, 27mm/2mm
5. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro's...........by Jose Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these coins.
Norway 1 and 2 E specimen coin, Henrik Ibsen.
Greece, 1 E Specimen coin dated 1998. The coin is from a set with Euro legal
tenders coins several dates (2002, 2004 and 2007)
Germany, 2 E Specimen coin dated 2006, The coin is minted with silver 999
(25 grams, 40 millimeters)
You can see more of these kind of coins in my webpage about Bi-metallic Euro
6. Bi-metallic medals from Costa Rica and Paraquay....by Jose Ramirez,
I have obtained these Bb-imetallics medals from Costa Rica and Paraguay.
This serie of medals were minted in 2006, and showed the maps of the countries
that played the World Football Championship. You can see more of these medals
in my webpage about bi-metallics from Germany 2006. http://ret001qm.eresmas.net/mundial_2006.htm
7. Bi-metallic Football Championship (1)........by Jose Ramirez,
I have obtained these Bi-metallic medals from the last European Football
Championship Austria-Swizertland 2008. There are medals from some countries
that plays the championship: Sweden,Netherland, Poland and France.
Medals from the venues: Basel and Bern.
A Tri-metallic from Wien Stadium.
The Bi-metallics have a common design for the reverse.
You can see the images of the medals that I can obtained from this Championship
in my webpage.
8. Bi-metallic Football Championship (2).......by Jose Ramirez,
I have obtained these two Bi-metallic medals from South Africa 2010 World
Football Championship. The design are similar to the medals from the European
Championship. One of the medal are from Johannesburg and the other one from
9. Bi-metallic Tuning tokens....by Jose Ramirez and Cliff Anderson
WBCC member Jose L. Ramirez has just obtained a new token issued by Tuning
Electronic Entertainment, a gaming machine manufacturer in Munich, Germany.
The name marked on the token is "Venus".
Ramirez also indicated that this "Venus" token is one of a series of these
Tuning tokens, all 24mm wide. The others are described as:
Crown, with central hole
and another one that is 29mm wide, a Greek head.
Cliff Anderson noticed that the image on that Tuning token, named "Venus",
is actually the image of the US Morgan silver dollar which was minted between
1878 and 1921. The manufacturer of the Tuning token must have liked the image
well enough to have used it and renamed it "Venus". The story behind that
Morgan dollar design is interesting. If you look closely, you can see
the word "Liberty" in her headband and cotton balls and leaves in back of
her ear and above the headband. The designer, George Morgan, wanted the dollar
coin to represent US agricultural products.
10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #640........by Jack Hepler, USA
Only one country has the word, EURO designed into both sides of the Bi-metallic
2002 One Euro. Which country?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #639
The Bi-metallic Two Pounds of the United Kingdom honors the 2008 Olympic
Games in Beijing, China. One of the design elements includes a part of which
member of the animal kingdom?
c. Equus Caballus
d. Homo Sapiens
The correct answer for Quiz #639 is d. Homo Sapiens.
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 #638 Quiz Game winner was Keith Beaumont, WBCC member
11. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Germany Tuning Venus
* Austria 2008 trimetallic
* Europe 2008 football
* South Africa 2010 football
* Norway Henrik Ibsen fantasies
* Germany 2006 2e fantasy
* Greece 1e fantasy.
* Papua New Guinea 2Kina 2008
* Tajikistan 2008 5 somoni
"See you"next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic
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 Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
WBCC Sales Pages Provider: Rod Sell,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker,
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler,
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions:
Ray Lockwood, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters,
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
WBCC Web-Log: http://wbcc.web-log.nl/
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 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
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