Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 697
Newsmail 697 Volume 15, December 19, 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. World Money Fair 2010...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The World Money Fair 2010, the World's bigest Coin Show, held in Berlin from January 29 till 31, 2010, now available
and the exhibitors list
If you look carefully you can read the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club booth is located yust near the entrance.
2. The WBCC at the Coin Show Herentals, Belgium...by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Last Sunday December 13th Frans Dubois and myself attended the 6th edition od Numismatica Herentals in Belgiumand here are some pictures of this event
Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters
WBCC member Eddy Maes from Belgium and Frans Dubois talking about Bi-metallics
Chairman of the Coin Show Rudy Dillen is very happy with some gifts from the WBCC
Frans Dubois hands over some gifts to Aldermen of the City Herentals Ms. Ingrit Ryken and she is happy too.
Overview of the floor of the Coin Show with many dealers from several countries and many collectors
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Portugal....by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Portugal will issue a commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro on October 5, 2010 for the 100th anniversary of the Republic
4. Bi-metallic 5 Bolivianos 2010 from Bolivia....by Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain
Here a picture of a Bi-metallic 5 Bolivianos 2010 from Bolivia Estado Plurinacional De Bolivia, Multicountry State of Bolivia
5. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010 from Vatican City...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
According the Vatican City Philatelic and Numismatic Office (UFN) they will issue the foloowing Bi-metallics:
* Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010, in anual BU and Proofs set
* Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 commemorate The Year OF Priests
Look also at:
6. Bi-metallic 500 Dirham 2009 from Morocco…by Max Wehr, Germany
Marokko will issue a new Bi-metallic 500 Dirham (Ag/Au) 2009 commemorate 50th anniversaire de la création de Bank Al-Maghrib
7. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland....by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here is a new Polish Bi-metallic MTT from Warsaw Mint
7 Dukatow fortunately
Diam 27 mm, ring - brass, center K-N
8. Bi-metallic Coca Cola Tokens....by Antonio Silva, Brasil
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 693 item 12 about the Bi-metallic Coa Cola tokens form Brasil
I find these pictures, SA token has only one side. FZ = Fortaleza / Ceara
Here are more pictures
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
A Bi-metallic Thailand 10 Baht commemorative dated 2543 (CE2000) shows the face of a woman.
What is this woman's name?
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 #696
The Bi-metallic 2001 One Euro of Monaco bears two faces. One is the face of Prince Rainier III.
Whose is the other face?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #696 is Crown Prince Albert II.
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 #695 Quiz Game winner is Allen Kwon, WBCC member #472. There were eight players in this game.
10 . The Super Quiz Question 10..... by Jack Hepler, USA
There are nine bridges in Budapest crossing the river that passes though the city. One is pictured on the Hungarian Bi-metallic 200 Forint dated 2009.
What is the name of this bridge?
When traveling by boat from north to south, how many bridges in Budapest would you pass before reaching this bridge?
What is the span (distance) between the bridge pillars?
See You next week.
Martin Peeters, Focal Point
of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
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
* 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 http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html
* 10th Northern Coin Event 2010, Saturday September 18, 2010, Assen, The Netherlands, www.muntmanifestatie.nl