Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 816
 

WBCC Newsmail 816,  March 31 , 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.

Newsmails can now be viewed with images at
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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. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from France….by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here is the picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from France commemorate Padre Pierre

2. Bi-metallic in Ebay from the USA….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic from the USA you don’ t see often;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200732579219&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123

RARE Bi-Metallic Trade TOKEN Uncle BILLY's NORTH BEACH MARYLAND MD EXONUMIA WBCC
--Remark WBCC focal Point: In the text from the seller the WBCC is special mentioned!!
--Quote
RARE Bi-Metallic Trade TOKEN Uncle BILLY's NORTH BEACH MARYLAND MD NOVELTY WBCC EXONUMIA
RARE Bi-Metallic Trade TOKEN Vintage NORTH BEACH MD Uncle Billies Billy's
LOOK!!! Attention all W.B.C.C. Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club - RARE TOKEN !!!
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3. Bi-metallic in Ebay from the USA….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay Bi-metallics from France you don’ t see often;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230767317063

1935 ANACS MS63 FRANCE UNIFACE DIE TRIAL L. BAZOR BIMETALLIC COPPER/SILVER ESSAI
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230767315838
1935 ANACS MS64 FRANCE UNIFACE DIE TRIAL L. BAZOR BIMETALLIC BRASS/ALUMINUM
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330708329444
1935 ANACS MS63 FRANCE UNIFACE DIE TRIAL L. BAZOR BIMETALLIC SILVER/COPPER ESSAI

4. Bi-metallic in Ebay from Australia….by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic you don’ t see often;
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=350552587870
2004 ONE DOLLAR BALLOT ISSUE - 1964 PENNY

--Remark Rod Sell;
It is not legal tender.  The penny is no longer a legal tender coin. It was replaced by the 1c coin in 1966.
This is a true Bi-metallic as the penny centre is 99.9% copper and the ring 99.9% silver.
Mintage is 16,437 they only struck the number preordered.

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #816…by Jack Hepler, USA

The 10th IAAF Worldwide Championships were honored by a Finnish Bi-metallic 5 Euro.  Where was the event held and who is Christopher Isegwe?
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 #815.

Finland issued a Bi-metallic coin to commemorate its independence.  In which year was independence gained from Russia and what value is shown
There are two answers to this question.  Independence was gained from Russia in 1917.  The 80th anniversary was commemorated by a Bi-metallic 25 Markkaa in 1997.  The 90th anniversary was commemorated by a Bi-metallic 5 Euro in 2007.  Any combination of these answers was accepted.

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 #814 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80.


6. Super Quiz #28…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Argentina issued a series of 5 Bi-metallic coins, commemorating 200 years of independence.  All of these coins illustrate selected sites in Argentina  Put these five locations in geographic order from north to south.

Answer to Super Quiz #27
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.

The coin is the issued for circulation Bi-metallic 20 Rupees of Mauritius. 
The tall building is the Bank of Mauritius and stands 98 m (321 ft) when measured to the roof, and 124 m (407 ft) to the pinnacle. 
The coin commemorates 40 years of the bank.

The winner of Super Quiz #27 is James Ballard, WBCC member # 523.

8.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 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 of the Numismata Vienna, 14/15 April 2012, Wolfgang Schuster, Austria, wschuster@chello.at
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:
* Numismata Vienna, 14 and 15 april 2012, Vienna, Austria
* 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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