Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 792
 

WBCC Newsmail 792,  October 15, 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

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1. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2011 from Canada….by Frans Woons, Canada
As per November 1st this year a new Bi-metallic Canadian 2 Dollar 2011will be available.
See: http://www.mint.ca/store/coin/boreal-forest-2-circulation-5pack-2011-prod1180003
It seems that this coin is NOT struck in the new composition and with the new technology (laser etched dies) that had been announced earlier.

2. Bi-metallic 10 Baht from Thailand......by Pabitra Saha, UK
As a collector, especially Bi-metallic coins, one comes across Thailand 10 Baht coins in plenty. It is difficult to identify them.
Here is the latest ready reckoner for them with KM and 
Nº1 Y#227   S#348 1988 Temple of Dawn, Circulation Issue
Nº2 Y#334   S#491 1992 King’s Agricola Award
Nº3 Y#339   S#495 1996 FAO King’s International Rice Award
Nº4 Y#328.1 S#483 1996 Golden Jubilee 50 Year Reign
Nº5 Y#346    S#506 1998 100 Year of General Hospital 
Nº6 Y#347    S#500 1997 100 Year of King Rama V European Visit
Nº7 Y#348    S#507 1998 13th ASIAN Games
Nº8 Y#352    S#508 1998 Rama III the Great Title
Nº9 Y#349    S#509 1999 125 Year of Customs Department
Nº10 Y#350   S#511 1999 6 Cycle (72 Year) of King Birth
Nº11 Y#371   S#516 2000 50 Year of Economic Development Board
Nº12 Y#354   S#510 2000 100 Year Army Medical Department
Nº13 Y#358   S#517 2000 80 Year of Ministry of Commerce
Nº14 Y#361   S#519 2000 100 Year of Princess Motherr
Nº15 Y#373   S#528 2001 100 Year of Land Department
Nº16 Y#381   S#542 2002 100 Year Irrigation Department
Nº17 Y#384   S#539 2002 90 Year of Vajira Medical Center
Nº18 Y#383   S#540 2002 90 Year of Highway Department
Nº19 Y#387   S#543 2002 75 Birthday Anniversary of King
Nº20 Y#385   S#547 2002 20th World Scout Jamboree
Nº21 Y#382   S#541 2002 60 Year of Internal Trade Department
Nº22 Y#392   S#548 2003 80 Year of Princess Galaniwattana
Nº23 Y#391   S#552 2003 100 Year Army General Inspector
Nº24 Y#396   S#553 2003 90 Year Government Saving Bank
Nº25 Y#409   S#554 2003 150 Year of King Rama V
Nº26 Y#400   S#558 2003 APEC 2003 Summit
Nº27 Y#411   S#562 2004 70 Year of The Royal Institute
Nº28 Y#410   S#563 2004 70 Year Thammasat University
Nº29 Y#412   S#564 2004 6 Cycle (72 Year) Birth Anniversary of H. M. Queen
Nº30 Y#414   S#559 2004 Anti Drug Campaign
Nº31 Y#415   S#569 2004 200 Year of King Rama IV
Nº32 Y#413   S#573 2004 IUCN World Summit
Nº33 Y#405              2004 CITES World Meeting
Nº34 Y#416   S#575 2005 100 Year of Army Transporation Department
Nº35 Y#402   S#577 2005 72 Year Treasury Department
Nº36 Y#418   S#587 2005 Asia Pacific Scout Jamboree
Nº37 Y#428   S#574 2005 72 Year Office of Secretrait of the Cabinet
Nº38 Y#429   S#584 2006 80 Year of Princess Petcharat
Nº39 Y#417   S#579 2006 Princess’s Royal Cradle Ceremony
Nº40 Y#430   S#581 2006 130 Year General Comptroller Bureau
Nº41 Y#431   S#589 2006 60 Year of Reign
Nº42 Y#424   S#593 2006 150 Year of Prince Jaturon
Nº43 Y#432   S#594 2006 100 Year Judge Advocate General Department
Nº44 Y#426   S#602 2007 100 Year of First Thai Bank
Nº45 Y#425   S#603 2007 100 Year of Royal Calvary Division
Nº46 Y#433   S#599 2007 Queen’s WHO Food Safety Award
Nº47 Y#434   S#606 2007 50 Year of Medical Technology Department
Nº48 Y#435   S#607 2007 UNIVERSIAD 2007
Nº49 Y#436   S#608 2007 75 Birth Anniversary of Queen
Nº50 Y#437   S#617 2007 International Association Supreme Jurisdict. Meeting
Nº51 Y#438   S#612 2007 80 Birthday Anniversary King____ALSO Y#449
Nº52 Y#439   S#618 2007 24th SEA Games
Nº53 Y#440   S#630 2008 120 Year Siriraj Hospital____ALSO Y#470
Nº54 Y#460   S#631 2009 125 Year Thai Postal Service
Nº55 Y#459              2009 Temple of Dawn, Circulation issue New King Portrait
Nº56 Y#461   S#636 2009 50 Year of National Board of Research
Nº57 Y#new   S#638 2010 84th Anniversary Princess Bejaratana

3. Tri-metallic medal from Mexico…..by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Tri-metallic medal from Mexico
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390353711683
2011 MEXICO trimetallic Conmemorative.Medal Chichen Itza Wonder of the world

4. Bi-metallic Birmingham mint samples on Ebay….by Paul Baker, UK
Many years ago I worte about sample Bi-metallic pieces made in 1996 by "IMI BIRMINGHAM MINT LTD.". It would seem that these were pieces for salesmen to show to customer as examples of some of the (casino) token styles available from this private mint. See the start of this page http://wbcc.fsnet.co.uk/sub008a.htm
This week a few lots - each including 2 Bi-metallic sample pieces - appeared on Ebay.
These pieces are very seldom offered. The ebay links are...
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230684851911 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230684853683 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230685323392

5. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland…..by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Bi-metallic MTT  from Poland
Czestochowa,  100 Przygod  2011,
100 of years of scouting in Czestochowa,
ring K-N,
center Brass,
diameter 27 mm,
issued 150 pieces

6. Encased pieces in Ebay…..by by James Ballard, USA
Saw several Encased pieces in Ebay:
1907 AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND HUTCHINSON BROS LTD ENCASED FARTHING
Encased 1994 Honduras 50 Centavos
Spain Encased coin (1977 5 Pesetas)
Metropolitan New York Numismatic Convention

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #792…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Mexican Independence Bi-metallic 5 Pesos Commemoratives feature 19 patriots.  Which one is shown wearing a military style hat? See these coins 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 #791

The Mexican Revolution Bi-metallic 5 Pesos Commemoratives feature 18 patriots.  Which one is shown mounted on a horse?
The answer to question #791 is Francisco Villa.

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 #790 prize winner is WBCC Member Gabor Toth, WBCC Member #80.  There were six players.

8. 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?

Answers:

A. Georgia
B. "Strength is in Unity"

The winner of Super Quiz #24 was James Ballard, Member #523.

9.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:
* 41th World Money Fair, February 3 till 5, 2012, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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