Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 765
 

WBCC Newsmail 765,  April 10, 2011
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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.

Newsmails can now be viewed with images at
http://wbccnewsmailsendlist.groups.live.com/
first you have to join the newsgroup.

1. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012….by Pabitra Saha, UK

All the Euro countries will issue a Bi-metallic Euro in 2012 commemorate 10 Year of the euro. There will be a competition. For details see: http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/articles/euro/2011-03-31-euro-coin-comp_en.htm

2. Bi-metallic 50 Cents 2010 from Australia….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

A Bi-metallic 50 Cents 2010 from Australia, Royal Engagement and Marriage
"Engagement and Marriage of HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton"
The design by Stuart Devlin will feature on two products: for those that just want a small collectible to remember this

3. Encased from Spain….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay an Encased piece you don’ t see often http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390302656159&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
ENCASED SOUVENIR COIN FROM SPAIN 1975 5 PTAS

4. Bi-metallic in Ebay….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebat an unsuale piece http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190519562683&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
RARE AUSTRALIAN COINS 1930 PENNY BI METAL

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #765…by Jack Hepler, USA

He was a teacher in the Mexican State of Morelos, but when the Revolution began he joined the Zapatistas. He died in 1917 at the hands of a Zapatista firing squad, falsely accused of betraying the movement. His image is portrayed on a 2009 Bi-metallic 5 Pesos. What is this patriot’s name?
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 #764.
He was schooled as a lawyer, but became part of the Rebellion, seeking independence from Spain. He advanced in stature and eventually became Hidalgo's personal secretary. He was the co-founder of El Despertador Americano, the premier newspaper of the Independence movement. His image may be seen on a Bi-metallic Mexican 5 Pesos dated 2008. What is this patriot’s name?

The correct answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #764 is Otilio Montaño.

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 #763 prize winner was James Ballard, WBCC member #523.

6. Super Quiz #24…………by Jack Hepler, USA
A knight on its horse fighting against a dragon appears on many coins of Great Britain. The knight represents St. George.
A: Which other country uses this scene in its Coat of Arms on a bimetallic coin?
B: What does the motto below this CoA say?

Answer to Super Quiz #23...by Jack Hepler

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.

A. Great Britain
B. Bi-metallic 2 Pounds

C. 2008

D. London, England

The winner of Super Quiz #22 was Gabor Toth, Member #80.

The winner of Super Quiz #23 was James Ballard, Member #523.

7.New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
 
http://wbcc-online.com/new-releases/new-images.html

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"See you" next week,

Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club wbcc@hotmail.nl
 
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@hotmail.nl
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

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