Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 811
 

WBCC Newsmail 811,  February 25 , 2012
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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

Past Newsmails can be found at http://www.wbcc-online.com/newsmail/wbccnews.html
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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.

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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. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Portugal…by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Portugal commemorate Guimarães European capital of culture
Specifications:
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 500 000
Artist: José de Guimarães
Release date: June 2012
(Source: http://worldcoinnews.blogspot.com/ )

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from San Marino……by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is a picture of the bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from San Marino commemorate 10 Year Euro.

3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #811…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Finnish Bi-metallic 2011 Five Euro coin of Savonia shows the Coat of Arms.  What weapon of war is portrayed on the Coat of Arms of Savonia?
See this coin 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 #810
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.
The answer to this question is Lion or Lion 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 #809 prize winner was James Ballard, WBCC member #523.
The Quiz Game #808 prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.


4. 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.

5.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:
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 42nd World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany

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