Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 701
Newsmail 701 Volume 16, January 16, 2010
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: Vitaly Barabash (WBCC member #509), Russia
Hobby: Just Bi- and/or Tri-metallic coins and tokens of the world
Goal: Collect all Bi- and/or Tri-metallic and information on these coins
How did I know about the WBCC: Internet
2. 39th World Money Fair in Berlin (Part-2)....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The coin fair of superlatives – from January 29 to 31, 2010
The Supporting Program of the World Money Fair
During the world’s biggest coin fair that will take place January 29 to 31, 2010 in Berlin, exhibitors and visitors will be offered a top-class supporting program of events.
Already one day before the official opening of the fair, i.e. on January 28, 2010, you are invited to the 4th Berlin auction held by the renowned auctioneers Fritz Rudolf Künker in the room Estrel, where first-class numismatic objects and collections will be on offer. For detailed information about the schedule of this special event, please see our “fair schedule” section or visit www.kuenker.de.
Also on January 28, 2010 the specialist conference of the Technical Forum will take place. At this forum, reserved for international experts, engineers, suppliers and production partners exchange experiences and ideas on advanced technical solutions and coin production processes. Registration is open now for interested experts from mints or the industry.
On the opening day of the World Money Fair, leading international mints present their current coin programs at the Media Forum. Collectors and interested visitors are welcome to this event. Lectures will be held in English.
Further attractions, such as the launch of the fifth German two-euro commemorative coin as well as numerous special promotions and lotteries organized by exhibitors, will round off the program of events. In addition, the Berlin Coin Cabinet will again invite visitors to browse through their interactive coin catalog.
Take also a look at: http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html
(The history of the World Money Fair: http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/press/historie.html )
Next week Part 3 about the 39th World Money Fair in Berlin
3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Manat 2010 from Turkmenistan....by Wolfgang Schuster (via Alexei Malykh), Austria
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 691 about the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Manat 2010 from Turkmenistan, here are some pictures
4. Tri-metallics 2010 from Mexico...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay offers of 2 Tri-metallics 2010 from Mexico.
REVOLUTION 100th ADELITA
INDEPENDENCE 200th HIDALGO
5. Encased 2009 US Territorial quarters....by Jack Hepler, USA
The Penny Press Mint will be encasing the 2009 US Territorial quarters. There are six designs in the series and two mintmarks, P (Philidelphia) and D (Denver). The ring will be of copper and the ring design will be the same as the one used for the WBCC 10th Anniversary. A complete set would be comprised of 12 pieces. A price for these has not been established. Anyone interested in obtaining a set should contact Jack Hepler; firstname.lastname@example.org prior to 15 February.
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #701...........by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 2001 Bi-metallic Peso of Argentina?
Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #700
WBCC Quiz Game Prize
7.The Super Quiz Question 11..... by Jack Hepler, USA
Name at least six Bi-metallic issuing countries through which the Tropic of Capricorn passes.
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
* 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