Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 842
 

WBCC Newsmail 842,  September 29 , 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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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 Pesos 2012 from Argentina……by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic  2 Pesos 2012, commemorate 30th anniversary of Malvinas (Falklands) war
Circulation: 4,985,000 pieces
Diameter: 24.5

2. Bi-metallic 5 Euros from Finland…..by Jacek Stacel, Poland
The Mint of Finland will issuee 3 new Bi-metallic 5 Euro which will be released in early October.
It will be a new series of Bi-metallic coins -whose theme is nature - flora and fauna - Finland, Sweden and Norway.
The first three are: (a common side), wildlife, winter, flora
Specifications
Material: CuNi center, nordic gold ring
Diameter: 27.25 mm
Weight: 9.80 g
Mintage: 50 000

3. Bi-metallic Fantasy….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the Fantasy Bi-metallic 25 Dollars 2012 from Attu island

4. Bi-metallic Fantasy….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Cabinda has issued new Fantasy Bi-metallic 7 Reais 2012
and a  Fantasy Bi-metallic 6,5 Reais commemorate 65th anniversary OF Kalashnikov rifle

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #842…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
Beginning in 2010, the coins of Finland use a mintmark that is a rampant lion. 
What mintmark was used on the 2009 Bi-metallic coins?
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 #841

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.

The answer to Quiz Question #841 is seven, one of which is only a partial figure.

The Quiz Game #840 prize winner is Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member # 411.  There were seven players.

6. 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?

7.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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