Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 810
Newsmail 810, February 18 , 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.
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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.1. WBCC at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The following new Bi-metallics were available at the WMF:
Monaco 2 Euro 2011 (standard type)
France, Slovakia, Slovenia, Belgium, Finland, Spain, Austria 2 Euro 2012 "10 years Euro"
Germany 2 Euro 2012 "10 years Euro" with Mintmark A, F, D, G and J
Germany 2 Euro 2012 depicting Schloss Schwanstein with Mintmark A, F, D, G and J
Singapore BU set 2012 with the Bi-metallic 5 dollars
Dutch WMF set with the 1 and 2 Euro 2012
Spain WMF set with the 1 and 2 Euro 2012 and the 2 comm. 2 Euro coins
Canada WMF set with the Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2012
Slovakia BU set with the 1 and 2 Euro 2012
Czech Republic BU set 2012 with the Bi-metallic 50 Korun
Swiss Bi-metallic 10 Franc 2012
South Africa BU set 2011 with the regular 5 rand
2012 WMF Martin Peeters, Frans Dubois & Jacek Stacel. Image from Jacek Stacel
2012 WMF Martin Peeters, Andrew Kasprzycki & Frans Dubois. Image from Jacek Stacel
2012 WMF Martin Peeters & Andrew Kasprzycki. Image from Jacek Stacel
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Slovenia……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Central Bank of Slovenia is holding a competition to design the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 commemorative coin that will be issued in 2013 commemorate "800 years since the discovery of the Postojna Cave". Repeat 2013 and not 2012
3. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2012 from Finland…..….by Gerhard Schoen, Germany
Here is the winning design for the Finnish Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2012 depicting
4. Bi-metallic Vending Token from Brasil……….by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
Here is an image of my new Bi-metallic token Vending Systems of Brazil
5. Bi-metallic Medal from France….by Tolga Taner, Turkey
Here is a picture of Bi-metallic medal 1848 from France
6. Bi-metallic Insert……..by Paul Baker, UK
Saw in an auction this week (closed now):
Guayaguayare, Trinidad Leaseholds Ltd, uniface oval brass [by Neal], c. 1915, t.l. ltd guayaguayare, S-shaped copper insert, 36 x 25mm, 7.46g (Lyall 510, this piece illustrated; Prid. -; Ford -; Tankersley -; Byrne -). About extremely fine, unissued but very rare £60-80 Footnote
Provenance: R.N.P. Hawkins Collection, Glendining Auction, 16 March 1988, lot 448 (part) [from C. Neal & Sons (Finchley), 1972].
An unissued employee identity disc that never went to Trinidad; those that were sent to the island and issued there have numbers stamped on them. Trinidad Leaseholds Ltd, established in 1913 to prospect for oil, taken over by Texaco in 1956
7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #810…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Finnish Bi-metallic 2011 Five Euro coin of Finland Proper shows the Coat of Arms. This Coat of Arms does not show an animal but there is one portrayed on the coin. Name the animal.
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 #809.
The Finnish Bi-metallic 2011 Five Euro of Satakunta Province
shows the Coat of Arms.
The answer to this question is Bear or Bear Rampant.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 #807 prize winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC member #261
The Quiz Game #808 prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.
8. 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.
9.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:
* 41st World Money Fair, February 3 till 5, 2012, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands