Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 684
 

WBCC Newsmail 684 Volume 15, September 19, 2009
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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 Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail. Please read the Super Quiz Question.



1. New WBCC members.......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
 
We have 2 new WBCC members. Let me introduce them to you:
 
Name: Tamer Moataz Saad (WBCC member #501), Egypt
Age: 18
Profession: Student in faculty of pharmacy
Hobby: World coins especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: build great knowledge through collecting coins
Against: replica coins
 
Name: Sanjay Basu (WBCC member #502), Thailand
Webpage: http://numis-asia.blogspot.com
Male
Age: 41
Profession: Manufacturing Engineer/Corporate Management
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: Travel and see atleast 50% of all existing countries
Against: Child abuse
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet
 
2. Special offer for WBCC members..........by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
<>A special offer for WBCC members because of the 13th Anniversary of the WBCC, one can order a white shirt with the WBCC logo.
I have shirts in sizes L and XL
 
Pleae notice: If there are enough WBCC members who order a shirt, I can send them.
Price for 1 shirt is 12 Euro, postage NOT included.
Postage costs:
The Netherlands 2 Euro
Inside Europe 3 Euro
Outsite Europe 6 Euro
Registrated costs more, please ask me.
 
If you have interest please E-mail me at: wbcc@home.nl
 
3. WBCC at Coinshow today...by Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Today we (Frans Dubois and me) will be at the 9th Northern Coin Event 2009, in the Dutch City Assen, The Netherlands, take a look at www.muntmanifestatie.nl for more info. If WBCC members come to the WBCC booth, they will get a present !!
 
4. Bi-metallic MTT's from Poland....by Jacek Stącel, Poland

Following a series of Bi-metallic MTT's

City: Tomaszów Lubelski

and two other series: Polish National Parks

 

5. Bi-metallic 50 Pound 2003 from Guernsey....by Manuel Gonzalez, Spain

Saw in Ebay:
A 50 Pound 2003, commemorate 50th Anniversary of Coronation 50 Pound 2003
 
--Remark Paul Baker, UK, more info at:
 
6. Bi-metallic medal from Germany...... By Martin Peeters, Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
A Bi-metallic from Germany with coins of 12 European countries
 
7. Bi-metallic medals from South Africa....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained two Bi-metallic medals from World Football Championship 2010. The medals are from the venues of Joahnnesburg and Bloemfontein

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8. Bi-metallic medals from Austria and Rumania.....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have got three new Bi-metallic medals from this championsip. One of them show the swiss venues. Other one is from the city of Klagenfurt, one of the venues from Austria. The third medal is from Rumania

You can see more images in my webpage
http://ret001qm.eresmas.net/eurocopa_2008.htm (in spanish)
 
<>9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #684.by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose non-USA face appears on the 2004 Bi-metallic Dollar coin of Micronesia?
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 #683
Whose face appears on the 2000 Philippines 10 Piso coin?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #683 is Mabini and Bonifacio.

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 #682 Quiz Game winner is Allen Kwon, WBCC member #472. There were five players in this game, all of whom had the correct answer.

Answer to Bi-metallic Super Quiz 6...by Jack Hepler, USA
Quirinale Square is shown on a circulation Bi-metallic Coin. The square has buildings on three sides. The fourth side is open creating a view of the city.  Statues of the "Horse Trainers" stand in the square.
A. Who are the "Horse Trainers"?
   Castor and Pollux
B. Name a resident who lives on Quirinale Square.
   Giorgio Napolitano
C. The open side faces generally in what cardinal direction?
  West

The Super Quiz Winner is Meir Sapir, WBCC Member #296. This is his second award.
 
10. The WBCC Bi-metallic Super Quiz 7......by Jack Hepler, USA

A landlocked Euro issuing country issued a series of 9 bimetallic coins of the same value.
One obverse of these Bi-metallic coins is again used on a coin of the Euro series of that country. What is shown on that common obverse?

11. 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

* Poland MTT Tomaszow.

* San Marino 2009 2 Euro


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:


* 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
 
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