Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 725
Newsmail 725 Volume 16, July 3, 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
Welcome into the World Of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.
1. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2010 from Finland....by Jacek Stącel, Poland
Finland announces a new series of Bi-metallic coins. Historical provinces of Finland
Face value: 5 Euro
In 2010 will be issued the first two Bi-metallics in the series: Finland South and west and Satakunta.
2. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 from Mexico (1)....by Antonio Barrena Mateo, Spain
New Bi-metallic coin from Mexico. Emiliano
The consistency of the struggle and agrarian principles
of Zapata, in line with the demands and aspirations of the rural
communities of central and southern of the Republic, have given this a
predominant leader in the history of Mexico.
3. Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 from Mexico (2)....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
More Bi-metallic 5 Pesos 2010 are:
Próceres de la Revolución:
4. Bi-metallic off-centre from Colombia...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay:
Colombia 500 pesos. Bi-metallic coin . Off-center error
5. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2010 from Singapore........Pabitra Saha, UK
The Monetary Authority of Singapore launched the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Commemorative Coins today.
The $2 Bi-Metal Brilliant Uncirculated Coin features the symbol of the Singapore 2010 emblem on the Aluminium-Bronze core. The YOG mascots, Lyo and Merly, and the distinctive Olympic rings are also featured in vibrant colours.
Brilliant uncirculated condition. Mintage of 30,000 pieces.
6. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland (1)....by Jacek Stącel, Poland
7. Bi-metallic MTT's from Poland (2)....by
Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
7. Bi-metallic MTT's from Poland (2)....by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Bi-metallic MTT from Warsaw Mint, City Nowy Sacz, 7 saczy 2010, Diametr 27 mm, ring - brass, center - KN, issued 15.000 pieces
Bi-metallic MTT from ciyy Szczecinek, 1 Wartek 2010, ring brass, center KN, issued 15.000 pieces
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #725..........by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face".
Whose face appears on the 1995 Bi-metallic 500 Sucres of Ecuador?
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 #724
Whose face appears on the 2002 Bi-metallic 2 Euro of Austria?
The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #724 is a Bertha von Suttner.
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 #721 prize winner was Charley Nash, WBCC member #503. There were seven players.
The Quiz Game #722 prize winner was Tom Galway, WBCC member #68. There were seven players.
The Quiz Game #723 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80. There were 12 players
9. WBCC Super Quiz #17...by Jack Hepler, USA
At least 39 African countries have issued Bi-metallic coins. Some are plentiful but some are very hard to find. There are commemoratives, pattern pieces and coins issued for circulation. Several countries have issued a Bi-metallic coin with the value of 10. Which of these African countries is/are landlocked?
Answer to WBCC June Super Quiz #16
When the Euro coins were launched in 2002, optional edge lettering was authorized. Most countries incorporated a series of designs for the edges including stars, country names, ornaments or value. Which country created Bi-metallic edge designs that were NOT country name, ornaments, value or stars? What was the inscription on the Bi-metallic 2 Euro of that country and what does it say in English?
The correct answer is in German: "EINIGKEIT UND RECHT UND FREIHEIT".
In English: "UNITY AND JUSTICE AND FREEDOM".
The June 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:
* Finland 5E Provinces Satakunta, South & West
* Poland MTT from Nowy Sacz
* Poland MTT from Grunwald
* Singapore Youth Olympics
* Mexico 5 peso 2010 Emiliano Zapata
* Vatican 2e 2010
* Gough Island, Tristan da Cunha 25 pence 2009
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 Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, email@example.com
WBCC Auction/Sales Pages Provider: Rod Sell, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, email@example.com
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
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