Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 821
 

WBCC Newsmail 821,  May 5 , 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 10 and 20 Rupees from Andaman and Nicobar in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic 10 and 20 Rupees from Andaman and Nicobar you don’ t see often; http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=270969392671
Andaman and Nicobar 10 Rupees coin , uncirculated, sea life, Bi-metallic
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280874512758
Andaman and Nicobar 20 Rupees coin , uncirculated, sea life, Bi-metallic
--Remark WBCC Focal Point: I assume these are non Legal Tender.

2. Bi-metallic MTT’ s from Poland…by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Polish Bi-metallic MTT’ s from the Opole Mint :
a. Przyszowice - token 500 Anw. Bel Urban 1512-2012 diameter 27.5 mm , ring brass - center cupper , mintage only 20
b. Przyszowice - token 500 Anw. Bel Urban 1512-2012 diameter 40 x40 mm , ring brass - center cupper , mintage only 20
c. Krnov (Czech Rep.) - token diameter 27.5 mm , ring brass - center cupper , mintage only 20

3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #821…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A special, Bi-metallic non-circulation, 50 Euro coin was issued in Finland in 2012.  What is the unusual feature of this ringed Bi-metallic coin?
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 #820.
The 2003 Men's Ice Hockey World Championships were held in Helsinki, Turku and Tampere in Finland from April 26 to May 11. Finland commemorated the event on a Bi-metallic Five Euro.  Of the five elements of Ice Hockey; ice, skates, stick, puck and goal, which three are shown on the coin?
The three elements of Ice Hockey shown on this coin are: ice, stick and puck.

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 #819 prize winner was John Veltmeyer, WBCC member #87.

4. Super Quiz #29…………by Jack Hepler, USA

The “Queen Fights” image may be seen on a 2012 Bi-metallic coin.  Name the coin and give the longitude and latitude of the last championship event.

Answer to Super Quiz #28
Argentina issued a series of 5 bimetallic coins, commemorating 200 years of independence.  All of these coins illustrate selected sites in Argentina.  Arrange these five locations in geographic order from north to south.
a. Pucara de Tilcara                 23 35`19” S
b. El Palmar                              31 51’ 11” S
c. Aconcagua                           32 39’ 12” S
d. Mar del Plata                        38 0’ 0” S
e. Glaciar Perito Moreno          50 29’ 0” S

The winner of Super Quiz #28 is Bertie van Haag, WBCC member # 261.

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 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: 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
* Internationale Muntmenifestatie, September 15, 2012, Assen, The Netherlands
* 42nd World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany

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