Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 837
 

WBCC Newsmail 837,  August 25 , 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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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 Baht 2012 from Thailand…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is the picture of the new Bi-metallic 10 Baht commemorate 100th Anniversary of Command and General Staff College, Royal Thai Army with mintage: 3,000,000.

2. Bi-metallic 10 Franken 2013 from Switzerland….by Hans Bucek, Switzerland
This is to inform you, that the 42nd Internationals Coin Fair will take place in Basel Jan 26 + 27. http://www.messeninfo.de/Basler-Muenzenmesse-M2797/Basel.html

Like all the other years before, Swissmint will be present with the first day issue of a new Bi-metallic 10 Fr coin. Details not unveiled yet. I will be there as a visitor. The Berlin Fair is a week later.

3. Bi-metallics from Germany……by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The German firm MDM is issueing Bi-metallics commemorate the German Soccerteam and their coach.
More info at: http://www.mdm.de/fussball-em2012-nationalmannschaft/ (in German language)

4. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland.........by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Another Bi-metalic from the Polish city will issue a series of MTT
Branicki Palacein Białystok denomination is: 7 Klemensów

5. Bi-metallic tokens from Guadeloupe and Ma….by Mehmet Tolga Taner, Turkey
Here are pictures of tokens from Guadeloupe and Martinique

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #837…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
Special Bi-metallic 5€ coins were issued during 2010-2011 honoring the historic provinces of Finland.  How many coins were issued in this series? See these coins 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 #836
The 2010 €2 Bi-metallic special coin shows the mintmark to be the same as the major coin design feature. 
What is the mintmark?
The answer to Quiz Question #836 is the Lion Rampant
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The Quiz Game #835 prize winner is Gabor Toth, WBCC Member #80.

7. Super Quiz #30…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is a Bi-metallic coin that was issued for circulation where the value is part of the Olympic symbol. 
Which Olympic sport is shown on the other side of the coin?

Answer to Super Quiz #29

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.
The coin is a 2012 Swiss Bi-Metallic 10 Francs.  The location of the last championship event was the Canton of Valais and the city of Martigny.  The coordinates are 46 degrees 9 minutes North by 7 degrees 4 minutes east.
The winner of Super Quiz #29 is Mike Hill, WBCC member # 487.

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  http://www.wbevenementen.eu/muntmanifestatie201muntmanifestatie-in-assen/
* 42th World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

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