Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 760
Newsmail 760, February 26, 2011
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. Bi-metallic 2 euro 2011 from Greece….by by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Greece will issue a commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro in 2011.
The theme will be: Special Olympics Athens 2011 circulation coins 1,000,000 pieces, issue in June
2. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2011 from Canada…by Frans Woons, Canada
Just heard the news that the Royal Canadian Mint will issue, at the end of this month, a special 2011 specimen set containing a new Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2011. This coin will show a baby elk.
This coin is the second coin in a series that started last year with a coin showing baby lynx. It is in specimen quality and 15000 coins will be struck.
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011 from The Netherlands…by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is the details of designer who designed 2 Euro Commem coin of Netherlands 2011 look at:http://www.creativeboom.co.uk/north-east/news/british-student-coins-new-euro/
4. Bi-metallic 3 Euro from Slovenia….by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Bank of Slovenia will release a €3 bimetallic collector coin, issued to mark 20th anniversary of Slovenia`s independence. The €3 collector coin products are projected to be on sale from June 2011. The quantities and selling prices are: Quantity Selling price Coin card "Independence RS - €3" 4,000 pieces €13,00 Proof "Independence RS - €3" 5,000 pieces €10,00
5. Encased in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay an unusual Encased piece http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140518479950
Scotch Glenbruich - Encased Coin - Euclid Ohio !
6. Bi-metallic in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay an unusual Bi-metallic http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320664840764
Columbus, Nebraska PARK LUNCH 5¢ BiMetal Token NE
7. Bi-metallic medal from Poland…by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Bi-metallic MTT from Poland, Warszawa,1 Cuprum 2010
Varsovian Mint founded by king Stanislaw August Poniatowski in 1766. Rring Al, center Cu, diamert 50 mm , issued only 500, Private edition
8. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #760…by Jack Hepler, USA
This Mexican patriot distinguished himself at the Battle of Izucar and the Siege of Oaxaca. He was a member of the New York Lodge and became Mexico’s President in 1829. His image is featured on a Bi-metallic, 2010 Five Pesos coin of Mexico.
What is his name?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: email@example.com
Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz
Game question #759.
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 #758 prize winner was Mike Hill, WBCC member #487.
9. Super Quiz #23…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Many countries have issued coins to commemorate (and finance) the Olympic Games. There is one modern Bi-metallic issue which commemorates a game over 100 years ago. Name the issuing country, the type of coin, the date and place of these Olympic Games.
Answer to Super Quiz Question 22 is: 5010.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, June 2011, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 41st World Money Fair, February 3-5, 2012, Berlin, German