Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 746
Newsmail 746 Volume 12, November 27, 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,
Welcome into the
World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics.
first you have to join the newsgroup.
1. New WBCC member…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member, let me introduce her:
Name: Rita Laws (WBCC member #520), USA
Profession: Free-lance writer, researcher
Hobby: World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
Goal: To learn everything I can about numismatics. I think coins, currency and exonumia are fascinating.
Against: Boring repetitive low relief coin design
How did I know about the WBCC: found while researching an article
2. WBCC Focal point on the road…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The next 2 months I will be traveling to and trough Morocco.
I will compose the WBCC Newsmail as long I have an Internet connection by satelite
I will travel by mobilehome and will travel trough Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal.
Take the boat to Morocco on December 11th. and back on January 21th, 2011 to be back on time
for attending the World Money Fair in Berlin,
The following dates I will be in Spain and Portugal, maybe I can meet some WBCC members. Let me know at: email@example.com
December 2: Salamanca, Camping: Ruta de la Plata
December 3: Nazara, Camping: Orbitur Valado
December 6, Lissabon,Camping Lisboa
December 9: Isla Cristina, Camping: Giralda, Isla Cristine
December 10: Tarifa, Camping Paloma
3. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2010 from Finland….by Antonio Mateo, Spain
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 5 Euros 2010 from Finland Satakunta
4. Bi-metallic 10 Pesos 2010…..by Antonio Mateo, Spain
New coin 10 Pesos Mexico. The coin have a nominal value of 10 pesos and is bimetallic, consisting of two combinations, one in the central part and one for the ring perimeter. The reverse has the bust of Octavio Paz and below the words "Nobel Prize of Literature 1990."
5. Bi-metallic 10 Baht 2010 from Thailand……..by Antonio Mateo, Spain
A new Bi-metallic 10 Baht 2010 from Thailand, commemorate 60th Ann. of Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board. Mintage: 1,000,000 coins
6. Bi-metallic 10 Rupee 2010 from India……….by Pabitra Saha, UK
India has released full set of RBI coins for general circulation except for 75 rupees coin . Here is the press release and image of 10 rupees which is bimetallic.
7. Bi-metallic medals from Finland…..by Kari Hurskainen, Finland
i just found those , 100 e and 200 e is high price http://www.oulu.fi/varainhankinta/Tukijamitali/index.html
8. Bi-metallic 2 Dinar from Andorra…..by Jacek Stacel, Poland
I found this on ebay, can anyone else with this is not our ;-)) http://cgi.ebay.com/ANDORRA-3x2-diners-bimetallic-coins-/300496642340
Andorra 3x2 diners bimetallic coins
9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #746………by Jack Hepler, USA
This week continues the quiz series called, "Whose Face". Whose face appears on the Bi-metallic 2006 San Marino 2 Euro? 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 #745.
WBCC Quiz Game Prize
There is a bimetallic coin issuing country in Asia that uses the Latin alphabet. It is surrounded by countries which do not use the Latin alphabet. Name the country.
Answer to Super Quiz #20.
Circulation Bi-metallic coins may NOT be found in which country (s) bordering the Black Sea?
The correct answer is Romania.
There were five players in Super Quiz #20
11.New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
"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 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