Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 830
 

WBCC Newsmail 830,  July 6 , 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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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 Portugal…..by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Portugal commemorate Guimarães
Specifications
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 500 000
Artist: José de Guimarães

2. Bi-metallic 10 Rupees 2012 from India………….by Pabitra Saha, UK

Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 10 Rupees 2012 from India commemorate 60 Years of Parliament and it is out now

3. Bi-metallic 10 Roubles 2012 from Russia………..by Vadim Naumov, Russia

Here an image of Russian Bi-metallic coin from my own archive:
10 rubles, 2012 year issue, Belozersk, sferies "Old Towns of Russia"
Mintage: 5000000 pieces (minted by St/ Petersbourg Mint)
Date of issue - Juny, 01 2012
Coin weight: 8,40 gr
Diameter: 27,00 mm
Thickness: 2,10 mm
Edge - corrudation with inscription "Десять рублей"

4. Bi-metallics 2 Euro 2013 from Germany……..…by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Germany commemorate Heidelberger Schloss

5. Bi-metallic 200 Dinar 2012 from Algeria…by Wolfgang Schuster, Austria

Here are pictures of the new Bi-metallic 200 Dinars 2012 to the celebration of 50 Years of Independence
Specification
Center composition: CuAlNi
Ring composition: CuNi
Thickness: 2.50 mm
Diameter: 28.00 mm
Weight: 12.00 g

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #830…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic, standard circulation issue 1 Euro coin of Finland features the image of an Anatidae Cygnus. 
What is another name for the Anatidae Cygnus?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:  http://wbcc-online.com 
Please send your answer to: heplerj@juno.com

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.

Answer to Bi-metallic Quiz Game question #829

A Bi-metallic circulation issue 2 Euro commemorative coin of Finland was issued in 2004. 
Featured in the design of the coin was a stylized flower.  How many petals appear in the design of this flower?

The answer to Quiz Question #829 is ten.

The Quiz Game #828 prize winner will be announced in WBCC Newsmail #831.

7. 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.

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 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:
* Internationale Muntmenifestatie, September 15, 2012, Assen, The Netherlands
* 42nd World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany
* Open day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June, 2013, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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