Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 782
Newsmail 782, August 5, 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 Finland….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Finland has confirmed its design of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2011
Mintage is 1.5 million. Date is awaited. see also ;http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/euro/cash/commemorative/finland_en.htm
The design celebrates the 200th anniversary of Bank of Finland, and it has been adopted from the golden collector coin “Bank of Finland 200 years”, which was published in May 2011. The designer of the coin is Hannu Veijalainen..
2. Bi-metallics from China in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay the Bi-metallics from China, flower-shape http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250865572574&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
6 China Year of the Rabbit Flower-shaped Bi-metal Coins
3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Manat 2010 from Turkmenistan…….by James Ballard, USA
TURKMENISTAN 1 and 2 MANAT 2010 BI-METALLIC
4. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland…..by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Another Bi-metalic MTT from Poland
only 6000 edition
New series - Polish sailboats
This is ZAWISZA BLACK
5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #782…by Jack Hepler, USA
His real name was Jose Fernandez but while he was waging the Independence War he used a pseudo name. He fought alongside General Moreno and Francisco Mina. A town in Texas is actually named for this Mexican patriot who is featured on a Mexican Five Pesos commemorative coin dated 2010. Name this man.
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 #781
This patriot of the Mexican Revolution is featured on a 2010 Bi-metallic Mexican 5 Pesos. He is quoted as saying. "¡Prefiero morir de pie que vivir siempre arrodillado!" "I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees." Who was this Mexican patriot?
The answer to this question is Emiliano Zapata.
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 #780 prize winner is WBCC Member Charley Nash, #503. There were three players.6. Super Quiz #75…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Jersey issued a Bi-metallic Two Pounds coin in 1996 that shows the Coat of Arms of the 12 Parishes. The word “Saint” is not included in the name of two of the Parishes. Give the names of these two Parishes and state the location of the CoA's using the clock position. The 1 O’clock position will be the first location clockwise from the top of the coin.
Answer to Super Quiz #24...by Jack Hepler
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?
B. "Strength is in Unity"
The winner of Super Quiz #24 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:
"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Auction/Sales Pages Provider: Rod Sell, email@example.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Public Relations: Cliff Anderson, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* Northern Coin Event, September 17, 2011, Assen, The Netherlands
* 41th World Money Fair, February 3 till 5, 2012, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands