Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 805
Newsmail 805, January 14 , 2012
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.
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.1. New WBCC members….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC members. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Terry Carney (WBCC member #539), England
Hobby: Collecting bi-metallic and Tri-metallic coins
How did I know about the WBCC: Through the Internet
2. WBCC at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The WBCC will attent the World Money Fair (World’s biggest Coin event) in Berlin from February 3 till 5 with its own booth.
At the WBCC booth you can meet: Frans Dubois, Jack Helper, Max Aiello and Martin Peeters.
More information at: http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html
Please let me know if you visit the WMF and the WBCC booth, we
will have a nice (Bi-metallic) present for you !!
I have found this image about a Bi-metallic 50 Euro from Finland dated 2012
Remark WBCC Focal Point:
From the Finland Mint I received the following about this Bi-metallic:
I am happy to answer any questions concerning Mint of Finland and our products so please let me know if you have any further questions.
Have a nice weekend!
With best regards,
Communications and Marketing Designer
4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Slovenia…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
It has been reported that all the UNC Slovenian Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 commemorative 10 years euro,
have lot of scratches on the outline of the inner ring as you can see on the image enclosed.
Coin without those scratches or stretch marks are rare and have a higher market value. Please start checking your collections or lots.
5. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2012 from Australia….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic Australia 2 Dollar2012, commemorate Australian Open 100th Men's champion
Remark Rod Sell, Australia:
Here is the picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from France commemorate 10 Year Euro
7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Portugal….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is the picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Portugal commemorate 10 Year Euro, issued in June.
8. Bi-metallic 10 Euro 2012 from Finland…..by James Ballard, USA
Here is the picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Finland commemorate 10 Year Euro
9. Bi-metallic 5 Hryvna 2011 from Ukraine….by Vadim Naumov, Russia
Here is a picture of new Ukraine Bi-metallic coin from my own archive:
Ukraine, 5 Hryvna 2011 year issue, nordic & copper-nickel, "International Year of forest"
Mintage: 30 000 pieces (Legal issue only in BU, minted by National Mint Bank of Ukraine, Kiev)
Date of issue - November 24, 2011
Coin weight: 9.40 gr
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Thickness: 2,10 mm
Edge - corrudation with sectors
Metals: сentre - nordic gold, the ring - copper-nickel alloy
10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #805…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 2011 Five Euro which commemorates the province of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland incorporates the provincial Coat of Arms.
What animal is shown in this Coat of Arms?
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 #804
A Bi-metallic 2011 Five Euro which commemorates the province of Uusimaa, Finland incorporates the provincial Coat of Arms.
What mode of transportation is shown in this Coat of Arms?
The answer to this question is boat or yellow boat.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 #803 prize winner is Leonardo el Vecchio, WBCC Member #336. There were seven players.
11. Super Quiz #27…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is a 20 Rupee coin that features a tall building in the design image.
Name the country that issued this circulation Bi-metallic coin and tell how tall the building is.
Answer to Super Quiz #26...by Jack Hepler
Which country issued the first Bi-metallic coin in modern times and which country ranks second? (Give name of countries and dates)
A: The first European country was Italy in 1982
B: Two countries issued Bi-metallic circulation coins in 1988, France and Thailand. Depending on which map projection is used, a line drawn between the capitols of France and Thailand will pass through Rome.
The winner of Super Quiz #26 is Leandro DelVecchio, WBCC member # 336.
10.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:
* 41st World Money Fair, February 3 till 5, 2012, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands