Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 669
Newsmail 669 Volume 15, June 6, 2009
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
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
1. WBCC Newsmail 669 to 672...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Please notice: because of my vacation from May 31 until June 27 WBCC
Newsmail 669 to 672 will be composed and sent by Jack Hepler in the USA.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org . So if you have nice news about Bi-, Tri-and
Tetra-metallics please E-mail Jack for the next 4 issues of the WBCC
2. WBCC at the Open Day Royal Dutch Mint...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal
The WBCC will be represented with its own booth at the 'Open Day' of the
Royal Dutch Mint by Frans Dubois and Jean Verleg. The Open Day is on
Saturday June 13 in Utrecht, The Netherlands http://en.knm.nl . So if you
want to meet Frans or Jean, please E-mail Frans at: email@example.com
3. Bi-metallic Medallion...by Jack Hepler, USA
The Dogwood Village of Orange County governing board has approved a
Bi-metallic medallion for the Grand Opening of a new Assisted Living
Facility. The facility will augment the existing campus formally known
as the Orange County Nursing Home.
The design shows the Dogwood Village logo and slogan on one side and
"Helping Hands" and theme on the other side. The plan calls for minting
One Thousand bi-metallic medallions for presentation at the Grand Opening
in August or September, 2009. An etched "Proof" of this medallion may be
seen on the WBCC Website:
4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #669...by Jack Hepler, USA
The week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face". Whose face
appears on the 1997 Bi-metallic One Peso of Argentina?
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 #668.
Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic Jordanian Half Dinar dated CE2000
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #668 is His Majesty
King Abdullah II of Jordan. Abbreviations of the title were accepted.
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 #667 Quiz Game winner is Allen Kwon, WBCC member
#472. There were seven players in this game, all of whom had the correct
5. The Super Quiz Question #004...by Jack Hepler, USA
One of the most beautiful Bi-metallic coins consists of a copper plated
steel ring around a brass plated steel center. It was introduced in
Europe as a circulation issue in 1993. What architectural feature is
incorporated on this coin? Where is this located and what is Nepomuk?
Answer to Super QQ #003
The Tree of Life is portrayed on the Bi-metallic one and two Euro of
France. How many leaves are shown on the Tree of Life and what is the
significance of that number? Give the designer’s name and nationality.
a. There are 17 leaves on the French Tree of Life.
b. The designer is Joaquim Jimenez
c. The nationality of the designer is French.
d. The 17 leaves are for the seventeen articles in the 1789 Declaration
of the Rights of Man and of the Citizens.
There were eight players but only one who had the completely correct
answer; Allen Kwon; WBCC Member #472. Anyone wishing to read the
articles may find them on the internet or contact me.
6. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Dogwood Village Medallion.
See You in 3 Weeks.
The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) was
established September 14, 1996 and is the very first Worldwide
Collectors Club using the Internet.
The WBCC will attend the following future International
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, Saterday June 13, 2009, Utrecht, The Netherlands http://en.knm.nl
* 9th Northern Coin Event 2009, Saturday September 19, 2009, Assen, The Netherlands, http://www.muntmanifestatie.nl
* 6th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, Sunday December 13, 2009, Herentals Belgium, http://www.numismatica-herentals.be
* 39th World Money Fair, January 29 to 31, 2010 in Berlin, Germany