Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 770
Newsmail 770, May 14, 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 5 Rupees 2010 from India………by Martin Peeters, the Netherlands
Here more information about the India Bi-metallic 5 rupees 2010 Brihadeeswarar varieties
The reverses are exactly the same, both with Mumbai Diamond Mint mark, but there are two obverses, one with high detail (right) and the other one with that soft detail of some of the latest Indian coins (left):
Closer detail of the lion heads
Letters in word "RUPEES”
Another closer look
2. Bi-metallic in Ebay (1)….by Jose Ramirez, Spain
Look at these Bi-metallics.
Now these coins in silver ring and copper inner.
You can see in my webpage (in spanish) the other coins: silver/golden and golden/copper. http://www.monedas-bimetalicas.com/rumania.htm
I think that the coins with the copper inner part are fake coins
Romania 100 Lei 1996 Bimetallic Pattern Olympic Canoe
Romania 100 Lei 1996 Bimetallic Pattern Olympic Sailing
3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #770…by Jack Hepler, USA
After the liberation of Mexico from Spain, he was proclaimed President of the Regency in 1821 and Constitutional Emperor of the new nation, reigning as Emperor from 19 May 1822 to 19 March 1823, and he is credited as the original designer of the first Mexican flag. His image appears on a Bi-metallic 5 Pesos dated 2009. Who is this Mexican patriot?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com Please send your answer to: email@example.comAnswer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #769
This diminutive, bearded Mexican President and his vice president Pino Suárez were forced to resign their posts and while being transferred from the palace to prison were shot by their escort (Feb. 22, 1913). His image appears on a Bi-metallic 5 Pesos.
Name this Mexican patriot.
The answer to this question is Francisco I. Madero.
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 #768 prize winner is Barry Murray, WBCC member #411.
4. 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
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.
5.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