Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 698
 

WBCC Newsmail 698 Volume 15, December 26, 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. Best Wishes...........by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
 
Dear WBCC and non WBCC members let me start with:
Geseënde Kersfees en 'n voorspoedige Nuwe jaar (Afrikáans)

Gëzuar Krishtlindjet e Vitin e Ri (Albanian)

Kamgan Ukudigaa (Aleut)

 اجمل التهاني بمناسبة الميلاد و حلول السنة الجديدة(Ajmel altehani bemonasebt almīlad wa helol alseneh aljedīdah) (Arabic)

Շնորհավոր Ամանոր և Սուրբ Ծնունդ (Shnorhavor Amanor yev Surb Tznund) (Armenian)

Tezze iliniz yahsi olsun (Azerbaijani)

Zorionak eta urte berri on (Basque)  

З Новым годам i Калядамi (Belarusian)

Честита Коледа! Щастлива Нова Година! (Bulgarian)   

(shèngdàn kuàilè xīnnián kuàilè) (Chinese)

Sretan Božić! Sretna Nova godina! (Croatian)  

Veselé vánoce a šťastný nový rok  (Czech)

Glædelig jul og godt nytår (Danish)

Prettige Kerstdagen en een Gelukkig NieuwJaar! (Dutch)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year (English)

Bonan Kristnaskon kaj feliĉan novan jaron (Esperanto)

Häid Jõule ja Head Uut Aastat (Estonian)

Hyvää joulua ja onnellista uutta vuotta (Finnish)  

Joyeux Noël et bonne année (French)

გილოცავთ შობა-ახალ წელს

(giloc’avt’ šoba-axal cels) (Georgian)

Frohe Weihnachten und ein gutes neues Jahr (German)  

Schöni Wienachte und e guets neus Jahr (German Swiss)

Καλ Χριστούγεννα κα καλ χρονιά!

(Kalá hristoúgena ke kalí hroniá) (Greek)  

חג מולד שמח ושנה טובה

(Chag Molad Sameach v'Shanah Tovah) (Hebrew)

Kellemes karácsonyt és boldog új évet (Hungarian)

Gleðileg jól og farsælt nýtt ár (Icelandic)

Selamat Hari Natal dan Tahun Baru (Indonesian)

Buon Natale e felice anno nuovo (Italian)  

(akemashite omedetō gozaimasu) (Japanese)

Жаңа жыл құтты болсын! (Kazakh)

Жаратканнын туысымен Жана Жылыныз кутты болсын (Kirghiz)

QISmaS botIvjaj 'ej DIS chu' botIvjaj (Klingon)

meli kliseumaseu jal ji naego saehae pog manhi pateuseyo) (Korean)  

Natale hilare et annum faustum (Latin)  

Priecīgus Ziemassvētkus un laimīgu Jauno gadu (Latvian)

Linksmų Kalėdų ir laimingų Naujųjų Metų (Lithuanian)  

Среќен Божик и среќна Нова година (Macedonian)

Mirary noely sambatra Arahabaina tratrin'ny taona vaovao (Malagasy)

Il-Milied Ħieni u s-Sena t-Tajba (Maltese)

Танд кристмас ба шинэ жилийн мэнд хyргэе (Mongolian)

God jol og godt nyttår (Norwegian)

سال نو مبارک  كریسمس مبارک(kerismas mobārak sale no mobārak) (Persian)

Wesołych Świąt i Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku! (Polish)

Feliz Natal e próspero ano novo (Portuguese)

Crăciun fericit şi un an nou fericit (Romanian)  

С Рождеством и c Новым Годом! (Russian)

Manuia le Kerisimasi, ma le Tausaga Fou (Samoan)

Nollaig chridheil agus bliadhna mhath ùr (Scottish)

Veselé vianoce a Štastný nový rok  (Slovak)

Vesel božič in Srečno novo leto (Slovenian)  

¡Feliz Navidad y próspero año nuevo! (Spanish)

Heri ya krismas heri ya mwaka mpya (Swahili)

God jul och gott nytt år (Swedish)

Соли Наватон Мубарак  (Tadzhik)

สุขสันต์วันคริสต์มาส และสวัสดีปีใหม่ (souksaan wan Christmas sawatdii pimaï) (Thai)

(losalazashidele) (Tibetan)

Kilisimasi fiefia mo ha ta'u fo'ou monū'ia (Tongan)

Yeni yılınız kutlu olsun (Turkish)

Веселого Різдва і з Новим Роком (Ukrainian)
Yangi Yillingiz Qutlug’ Bo’lsin (Uzbek)

Chúc Giáng Sinh Vui Vẻ và Chúc Năm Mới Tốt Lành (Vietnamese)

Nadolig llawen a blwyddyn newydd dda (Welsh)

 אַ פֿרײליכע ניטל און אַ גוטער נײַער יאָר(A freylikhe nitl un a guter nayer yor) (Yiddish)  

Sinifesela uKhisimusi oMuhle noNyaka oMusha oNempumelelo (Zulu)

 

1. Bi-metallic 10 Rupee 2009 Error…..by AdityaKulkarni, India

I recently got an error 10 Rupees Bi-metallic of India dated 2009,a nice example of off-center strike.The coin has been struck at Noida mint (mint-mark :Dot under date), as usual.

Here a scan of the coin. I would like to share this piece with other WBCC members :-)

 

2. Bi-metalic 2 Euro 2010 from France...by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands3
In 2010 France will issue again a commemorate.Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 depicting Charles de Gaulle.
 
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Spain....by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Spain real image of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 commemorate Historic Centre City Cordoba
Cordoba is one of the sites and cities from Spain that are in the world heritage list of the UNESCO. The Spanish Mint starts a 2 € commemorative series about the Spanish World Heritage Sites
info from: http://pulifil.es/
 
4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2008 from Germany...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The 2 Euro 2008 from Germany with minthouse letter F for Stuttgart, commemorate Hamburger Michel has 2 versions.
One with the old Europe chart
and
One with the new Europe chart
 
5. Bi-metallics 10 roubles 2011 from Russia......by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
Central Bank of Russia has published his planning for 2011: http://www.cbr.ru/eng/bank-notes_coins/memorable_coins/plan.asp?Y=2011

In the series: "The Russian Federation (each 10.0000 pieces)

32 Vononezh Region

33  Republic of Buryatiya

In the series: "Ancient Towns of Russia" (each 5.000 pieces)

30 Yelets, Lipestsk Region

31 Solikamsk Perm Krai

 

6. Bi-metallic from South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay the following Bi-metallic 2 Pounds 2008 from South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands. Please notice these are Non Legal Tender

http://gallery.vendio.com/view/beautiful_qhd/47494/ebay/index.html?_ts=1261503009

 

7. Bi-metallic 5000 Kwacha 1997 from Zambia...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw the following Bi-metallics 5000 Kwacha 2007 from Zambia now with red colored ring. Please notice these are Non Legal Tender

http://gallery.vendio.com/view/beautiful_qhd/47494/ebay/index.html?_ts=1261503009

 

8. Bi-metallic Fantasy Euro from Germany..........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained this Bi-metallic 10 Euro fantasy coin dated, 2010. The coin commemorates the 20th aniversary of the reunification of Germany.

9. Bi-metallic Fantasy Medals from Germany..........by Jose Luis Ramirez, Spain
I have obtained these 3 Bi-metallic medals from Germany. The 3 medals have a common side.
* Dresden (Sachsen state)
* Mainz (Rheinland-Pfalz)
* Hessen state 
 
10. Encased Rappahannock Area Coin Club...by Jack Hepler, USA
The Rappahannock Area Coin Club, in conjunction with the Virginia Numismatic Association has produced the Second and Third issues of the encased 2009 Lincoln Cents.
 
11. Unusual Encased piece in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
An unusual Encased piece is offered in Ebay
1938 Good When Caught Short Encased Coin Lucky Penny
 
12. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #698...........by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 1990 Bi-metallic Portuguese 100 Escudos?
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 #697
A Bi-metallic Thailand 10 Baht commemorative dated 2543 (CE2000) shows the face of a woman. What is this woman's name?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #697 is Somdej Phra Srinagarindra Boromarajajonani. But she is known as "Princess Mother". All those who answered "Princess Mother" will receive credit for a correct answer.

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 #696 Quiz Game winner is Keith Beaumont, WBCC member #168. There were eight players in this game.
 
13. 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?
 
14. 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
* Zambia 5000 Kwacha bimetallics

* South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands fantasy medals
* Spain 2010 2 Euro

* France 2010 2 Euro
* Germany medals from Mainz, Dresden & Hessen
* Germany Reunification bimetallic medal
* The Rappahannock Area Coin Club, in conjunction with the Virginia Numismatic Association has produced the Second and Third issues of the encased 2009 Lincoln Cents
* Poland MTT from Dukatow na Szczescie
* Bolivia 2010 5 Bolivanos
* Portugal 2010 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:

* 39th World Money Fair, January 29 to 31, 2010 in Berlin, Germany  http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, Saterday June , 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands http://en.knm.nl
* 10th Northern Coin Event 2010, Saturday September 18, 2010, Assen, The Netherlands, www.muntmanifestatie.nl

 
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