Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 828
 

WBCC Newsmail 828,  June 23 , 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. New WBCC member….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
My name is: Tamas Toth (WBCC member #546), Hungary
Age: 12
Profession: Student Hobby:  World coins especially Bi- , Tri-metallics and Multi-metallics
Goal: Become good collector

--Remark WBCC Focal Point: Tamas is family of WBCC member Gabor Toth


2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Monaco…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Monaco to issue on 500 Years of Formation

-Remark WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello

The Principality of Monaco will issue on the 1st of July 2012 a new Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin to
commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Foundation of Monaco's Sovereignty.
On 20th of February 1512, upon request of Lucien Grimaldi, King Louis XII of France issued letters patent
containing the famous evocative declaration: Le seigneur de Monaco ne tient sa terre "que de Dieu et de l’épée".
This was the solemn recognition of the sovereignty of Monaco.
The mintage will be of 100.000 pieces. No news about the selling price.

3. Bi-metallic  Euro 2012 from Finland ……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Finland

4. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2012 from Canada…by Jacek Stacel, Poland

Here a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2012 from Canada, the first of a new serie
These Bi-metallics will be issued on the occasion of the commemoration of theheroic struggle during the two years of intense fighting in the war against United - United Kingdom 1812-1813
 First, in June of this year HMS Shannon more coins are: --
Major General Sir Isaac Brock - X 2012
Tecumseh - XI 2012
Charles-Michel de Salaberry - III 2013
Laura Secord - VI 2013


5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from San Marino from… by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from San Marino is out and available
http://www.aasfn.sm/on-line/en/Home/Numismatics.html

6. Bi-metallics  from Turkey….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Turkey has released 2 Bi-metallic 1 Lira 2012 on 10 Language Olympics and 150 Years of Court

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #828…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic circulation issue 2 Euro commemorative coin of Finland was issued in 2008.
What was commemorated?
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 #827.

A traditional industry of Karelia is symbolized on the Provincial 2011 Bi-metallic 5 Euro coin. 
Name the industry.

The answer to Quiz Question #827 is Birchwood basket weaving.

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 #826 prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.  There were three players.

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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