Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 822
 

WBCC Newsmail 822,  May 12 , 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
http://wbccnewsmailsendlist.groups.live.com/
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 Public Relations Centre…....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
I’m proud to announce our new WBCC Public Relations Centre:
Max Aiello (WBCC73@gmail.com) from Italy is our WBCC Public Relations representative.
Max will promote the WBCC in any way and will inform all the WBCC members about new and rare Bi-metallic coins.

2. Bi-metallic 500 Tenge 2012 from Kazakhstan...by Vadim Naumov, Russia
Here is an  image of new Kazakhstan Bi-metallic coin from my own archive
Kazakhstan, 500 Tenge, 2012 year issue, tantal & silver, "Space staion "MIR", Space coin series, 7th issue
Mintage: 5 000 pieces (Legal issued, minted by Kazakhstan Mint, Ust-Kamenogorsk)
Date of issue - April, 28 2012
Coin weight: 41,60 gr
Diameter: 38,61 mm
Thickness: ~ 3,30 mm
Edge - corrudation Metals: сentre - tantal (Ta / 990) - 26,80 g, the ring - silver (Ag / 925) - 14,60 g

3. Bi-metallic MTT from  in Ebay...by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic MTT you don’ t see often: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=251050630048&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
5 TALER BIMETALLIC COIN TOKEN MEDAL

4. Bi-metallic Casino Token....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic Token you don’ t see often: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=251050012506&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
RARE 1 CASINO NUGGET BIMETALLIC FANTASY ISSUE COIN

5. Bi-metallic Token from Argentina…by Stanislav Suslov, Russia
I've got this Bi-metallic Token from Argentina.
Unfortunately failed to find any information. May be parking-meter token? Do you know something about it? E-mail me at: ssuslov@gmail.com
--Remark Rod Sell: It could also be a Telephone token.

6. Bi-metallic Token from Italy in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw a Bi-metallic Token from Italy you don’ t see often: http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110877284649&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
MEDAGLIA BIMETALLICA 50° SACERDOZIO PAPA LEONE XIII 1887

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #822…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic Five Euro, Finnish Provincial coin shows the coat of arms on one side.  What is the traditional Ostrobothnian industry depicted on the other side? 
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.

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?
The center core is not concentric or centered.

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 Mike Hill, WBCC member #487.

8. 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.

9.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 Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,  wbcc73@gmail.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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