Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 704
Newsmail 704 Volume 16, February 9, 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. WBCC and PR.........by Paul Baker, UKThe following was published in Britain's coin Magazige Coin News.
2. Bi-metalic 2 Dollar fom Canda...by Frns Woons, Canada
Last week I received a 2010 proof (silver) Canadian Bi-metallic $ 2 coin (toony) I had bought on eBay. The funny colours are due to internal reflections within my scanner. I found that proof (and specimen) coins are difficult to scan.
The Royal Canadian Mint produces pretty well every year toonies in four qualities:
* Specimen (I sent you images of this variety a few days ago)
* brilliant uncirculated (in sets)
* business strikes (for circulation)
While the first one is in silver (with gold plated centre), the other three are in base metals. Thus far 17 different proof toonies (1996 – 2010) and 17 different specimen toonies can be collected.
3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010 from Finland...by Kari Hurskainen, Finland
Here are the scans of the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010 from Finland
4. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 1992 Error from Mexico....by Frans Woons, CanadaToday I received an error Bi-metallic coin in the mail.
I had bought the coin on eBay. It is a Mexican 5 New Pesos coin dated 1992. It seems that this coin has an imperfect plug. This resulted into an imperfect coin. See ESTADOS UNIDOS on the obverse and below N$5 on the reverse.At first I thought this might be a “see through” coin but that’s not the case.5. Bi-metallic from Tawain....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Refering to WBCC Newsmail 700, item 4 about China/Taiwan Bi-metallics, Ebay offers 2 more pieces:
It is commenorated 21st Asian International Stamp Exhibition.
It is commenorated Year of the Rat
6. Bi-metallic Jeton 1579 from France....by Paul Baker, UK
A Bi-metallic 1579 Brass Jetton Silver Center.Henricvs 111 from France.
7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #704...........by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 1994 Bi-metallic 500 Lire of Italy?
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 #703
Whose face appears on the 1996 Bi-metallic 1000 Sucres of Ecuador?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #703 is Eugenio Espejo
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 Quiz Game Prize winner will be announced in the next Newsmail.
8. WBCC Super Quiz #12...by Jack Hepler, USA
The cross and crosslets of Llantrisant is the mintmark appearing on the Bi-metallic coins of which country? In which year did this mintmark first appear on a coin of this country?
Answer to WBCC Super Quiz #11
Name at least six Bi-metallic issuing countries through which the Tropic
of Capricorn passes.
The correct choices are:
7. South Africa
The winner will be announced next week.
9. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images shown at:
* Mexico 5p error centre
* Finland 2010 euro
10. My Bi-metallic offer...by Fred De Schrevel, The Netherlands
Take a look at:
klick on "English" text and then Bimetal
You will find a lot of Bi-metallics.
"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club
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
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