Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 677
Newsmail 677 Volume 15, August 1, 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. A new WBCC member.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Héctor Jahil Zaldívar García (WBCC member #494), Mexico
Webpage: under construction
Profession: Computer Engineer
Hobby: Mexican Coins and Bi- and/or Tri-metallics of the world
Goal: Mexican coins, principally from XX century to date, and the prettiest bi / tri metallic world coins
How did I know about the WBCC: watching in internet
2. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2009 from Mexico.....by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 675 item 5 about the Mexico 5 Pesos 2009 there is a 7th piece, depicting Luis Cabrera
3. Bi-metallic fake South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.....by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 673 item 8 about the
Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2008 from the South Georgia and the South Sandwich
Islands, I received an E-mail from John Smith, General Manager Pobjoy Mint
John Smith, General Manager Pobjoy Mint
FAKE “COINS” OF SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE
The Government of
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has been alerted to the
existence of a collection of nine metallic pieces depicting various UK
places and which purport to be coins issued by this
Administration. The obverse of these apparently Bi-mMetallic
pieces carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Eliza
recorded are Chester Penny,
The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands wishes to state categorically that these Bi-metallic pieces should be treated as fakes for the following reasons:
a. They have been issued without the authority of the Administration.
b. No legislation
exists to allow for coins to be produced under the name of South
Georgia and the
designs have not been presented to
d. Copyright for the image of Her Majesty used on these fake pieces rests with Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS FSNAD and this uncouped image has been licensed exclusively for use by Pobjoy Mint Ltd which company confirms that it has not produced these items.
of South Georgia and the
4. Bi-metallic from Belgium....by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
A long time ago I have bought a very big Bi-metallic from Belgium (look aolso at: http://www.ville-de-chimay.be/ (Frenche language)
Diameter ring 75 mm, yellow copper
Diameter centre 50 mm, Red copper
Text centre front:
Ville De Chimay
Text centre back
Concours General de L'enseignement Moyen Du Degre Superieur
Athenee Royal De Chimay
Eleve de 4 ieme Latine
2e mention honorable en
The medal is not dated.
5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #677..........by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 2000 Bi-metallic 10 Pesos of Uruguay?
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 #676
Whose face appears on the 1999 Bi-metallic 50 Schilling of Austria?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #676 is Johann Strauss.
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 #675 Quiz Game winner is John Veltmeyer, WBCC member #87. There were 12 players in this game, all of whom had the correct answer.
6. The Super Quiz Question 5..... by Jack Hepler, USA
In 1993, two non-English speaking countries issued
high denomination circulation Bi-metallic coins. Both coins show a
tree. The two countries are antipodean. (They are directly on
opposite sides of the earth) What are the names of these two countries
and what are names of the trees?
In 1993, two non-English speaking countries issued high denomination circulation Bi-metallic coins. Both coins show a tree. The two countries are antipodean. (They are directly on opposite sides of the earth) What are the names of these two countries and what are names of the trees?
7. Winner Super Quiz Question 4...by Martin
Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
7. Winner Super Quiz Question 4...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Here is a picture of Allen Kwon from South-Korea
with his price the WBCC Certificate of Award for Super Quiz Question #3.
Here is a picture of Allen Kwon from South-Korea with his price the WBCC Certificate of Award for Super Quiz Question #3.
8. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Mexico 2009 5 Peso
Today August 1st the 64th edition of The World Of Bi-metallics (TWOB) is ready for issuing. It will be send as an Excel file to those WBCC members who did send me a message to receive it for free.
See You next week.
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
<>* 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
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, Saterday June , 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands http://en.knm.nl