Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 843
 

WBCC Newsmail 843,  October 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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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 1 and 2 Euro 2013 from Latvia….. by Pabitra Saha, UK
Latvia has done amendment to its Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro coin designs, to strictly follow EU coin guidelines. The Bi-metallic have nothing on rings but the stars. The year has been shifted to the center portion.

2. Bi-metallic 100 Fils 2011 from Bahrain…by Martin Peeters, the Netherlands

This new Bi-metallic 100 Fils 2011 from Bahrain and has a steel core (thus magnetic), while the previous type (KM28) was made of brass. Specifications Composition: possibly Brass clad steel Diameter: 21.05 mm Weight: 3.42

3. Bi-metallic 1000 Shilling 2012 from Uganda….by Pabitra Saha, UK

Uganda will issue a Bi-metallic 1000 Shilling 2012 commemorate 50th anniversary of independence. To be released 9th October 2012.. Look at: http://www.bou.or.ug/export/sites/default/bou/bou-downloads/press_releases/2012/Sep/UGX_1000_Commemorative_Coin_Poster.pdf  http://allafrica.com/stories/201209290077.html <>

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #843…….…by Jack Hepler, USA

Finland issued a Bi-metallic 5 Euro coin in 2012 that commemorates the World Championship Hockey game. 
Two city names appear in the design of this coin.  Name the cities?
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 #842

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?

The answer to Quiz Question #842 is Horn of Plenty or Cornucopia.

The Quiz Game #841 prize winner is James Ballard, WBCC Member # 523.  There were five players.

5. 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?

6.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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