Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 841
 

WBCC Newsmail 841,  September 22 , 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. The WBCC at the Muntmanifestatie in Assen, The Netherlands…by WBCC Focal Point
Here is a picture of Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters at the Muntmanifestatie last saterday


2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Slovakia……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Slovakia

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Vatican City…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a ptcture of the Bi-metallic 2 euro 2012 from Vatican City, will be issued October 16.
Topic is "7th World Meeting of Families"
Details at http://www.vaticanstate.va/templates/dettaglio_emissioni.aspx

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Finland…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here the picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Finland,
This coin celebrates the 150th anniversary since the birth of Helene Schjerfbeck, a Finnish painter. She is most widely known for her realist works and self-portraits, and less well known for her landscapes and still lives. Throughout her long life, her work changed dramatically. Two million coins will be minted.

5. Bi-metallic in Ebay….by Paul Baker, UK
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic 10 Shilling 2009 error
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=310434687613
(auction is closed)
KENYA 10 Shillings 2009 bimetal, ERROR, double strike

6. Bi-metallic errors….by Tolga Tanner, Turkey
Here are pictures several Bi-metallic errors

7. Bi-metallic Fantasys….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Diomede Island 5 Dollars, and Yap islands 1 Dollar
Howland Isand 5 dollars

8. Bi-metallic in Ebay…by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Saw in Ebay an Encased piece you don’ t see often http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=221125821019&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
Encased 1951 QUARTER, Fedders Supply Co., Franklin, Ohio

9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #841…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The 2011 Bi-metallic 5 Euro of Finland that features Lapland has a deer antler as a major design element.  Less obvious in the design of this coin are very simple drawings of people. 
How many people are shown on the coin?  Do not count the man shown in the Coat of Arms.
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 #840

The coin designs of Finland are creative and very attractive.  Which Bi-metallic coins of Finland have been designed by the Finnish designer Nora Tapper?

The answer to Quiz Question #840 is that Nora Tapper designed all nine of the Bi-metallic Historical Provinces 5 Euro coins.

The Quiz Game #837 prize winner is Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member # 411.  There were seven players.

The Quiz Game #838 prize winner is Leandro del Vecchio, WBCC Member # 336.  There were five players.

The Quiz Game #839 prize winner is Meir Sapir, WBCC Member #296.  There were five players.

10. 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?

11.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:
* 42th World Money Fair, February 1 till 3, 2013, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

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