Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 717
 

WBCC Newsmail 717 Volume 16, May 8, 2010
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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.

1. A new WBCC member......by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
 
Name: Zack Kaleky (WBCC member #514), USA
Age: 12
Hobby: Circulating Bi- and/or Tri-metallic coins of the world
Goal: to find a great coin in my change
Against: violence
How did I know about the WBCC: My Uncle Mark Lighterman told me about the club and I thought it was very interesting. Ray Lockwood told him about it and that is how I found out about it.
 
2. Bi-metallic 1 and Euro 2010 from Vatican City...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
This week I received info about the Vatican City 2010 Proof and Bu set. Here are the scans

Vatican City Proof set 2010 with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010. Mintage 15.000 sets. Price 140 Euro
 
Vatican City BU set 2010 with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2010. Mintage 94.000 sets. Price 30 Euro
 
3. Bi-metallic MTT's  from Poland....by Jacek Stącel, Poland
Next Bi-metalic Series MTT - City SUWALKI,  Maria Konopnicka- writer of novels for children
 
Usedom Island - land of 44 islands
 
4. Bi-metallic from Redonda....by Fred De Schrevel, The Netherlands
Here scans of 4 Bi-metallics from Redonda;
 
5. Encased Piece from Belize Ebay...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a never seen before Encased piece
 
 
A Belize 25 cent 1994 Encased
 
6. Encased Farthing 1902 in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
 

Rare Whitehead & Hoag, Newark, NJ Encased 1902 Farthing

 
7. Encased One Cent 1901 in Ebay.......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
 
Saw in Ebay a never seen before Encased piece
Rare Newark, NJ, James A. Coe & Co., Encased 1901 Cent
 
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #717...........by Jack Hepler, USA

This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 1989 Bi-metallic 10 Baht of Thailand?


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 #716
Though not the face of an actual person, the image on the 1995 Bi-metallic 10 Francs of Monaco represents an important reward for service. What is the name of person symbolized on the coin?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #716 is Saint Charles.

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 #715 prize winner is Gabor Toth, member #80. There were nine players.

 

9. WBCC Super Quiz #16...by Jack Hepler, USA

The March Super Quiz was about Switzerland's three beautiful Bi-metallic 10 Francs coins that featured three of the highest mountains in the Alps. The mountains so honored were the Matterhorn Cervin, Jungfrau, and Piz Bernina. The May question is about the location. Which mountain is the most easterly and which is the most westerly of the three mountains?
 
Answer to WBCC Super Quiz #15
Kings have been rulers of nations down through the ages.  Sometimes Kings were benevolent, sometimes despots. Kings remain popular as heads of state even today. Some are only figureheads and some actually rule the nation. Name the Bi-metallic issuing countries that have a King. Queens, Princes, Princesses and others who are considered royalty are not to be included.

The correct answers are: Bahrain, Belgium, Cambodia, Jordan, Lesotho, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Thailand. Bhutan issued a commemorative Bi-metallic coin and is headed by a king, so players who answered Bhutan, also received credit.

The March Super Quiz winner was Gaurav Singh.
The April Super Quiz winner will be announced next week.
 
10. 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 2010 MTT from Wyspiarzy
* Poland 2010 MTT from Suwalki
* Vatican 2010 mint & proof sets
 
11. Webpage with Bi-metallics updated...by Fred De Schrevel, The Netherlands
 
I just updated my website and added over 550 new items including some new Bi-metallics. http://www.hollandcoinhouse.com
Also available (unusual) coins from Cabinda 2009 and Redonda 2009. Not jet listed. In case you are interested, please mail me.


"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
WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, 
rodsell@rodsell.com
WBCC Auction/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, The Netherlands, wbcc@home.nl
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
 
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 10th Northern Coin Event 2010, September, 2010, Assen, The Netherlands, www.muntmanifestatie.nl
* 7th Coin Event Numismatica Herentals, December, 2010, Herentals Belgium, www.numismatica-herentals.be
* 40th World Money Fair, January, 2011, Berlin, Germany

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