Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 845
 

WBCC Newsmail 845,  October 20 , 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 Euro 2012 from Vatican City…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Vatican City Bi-metallic
See http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2012:313:0008:0008:EN:PDF

2. Bi-metallic from Slovenia…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here are pictures of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Slovenia and 2 Euro 2013 from Spain
800 Years since the Discovery of Postojna's Cave and Spain Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 - World Heritage List - San orenzo del Escorial Monastery will be issued in Feb 2013 with mintage of 1 and 8 million respectively.
See http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/euro/cash/commemorative/2013_en.htm

3. Bi-metallic 1000 Shilling 2012 from Uganda…..by Wolfgang Schuster, Austria
Additional information about the Bi-metallic 1000 Shilling 2012 from Uganda, there is a second NCLT variety which is much larger and much heavier. With specifications of the larger type  <>
Aluminium-Bronze and Copper-Nickel
38,6 mm Diameter
20,5 Gramm
Edge: Groove and Serrations
shape: Round
mintage 1000 pieces

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from Malta….by Pabitra Saha, UK

The Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2012 from  Malta is out

5. Bi-metallic Date Converter…..by Joaquim Sabino, Portugal
Who never has been confused with dates of (Bi-metallic) coins from Israel, Thailand, Arabic countries, Japan and so on? I myself often stay confused when seeing in the net some Thai coins with announced AD dates that seems not to fit with that I expect. Well, if you want to have an online webpage that converts Christian dates to those ‘special’ dates, and vice versa, just see http://dateconverter.net/

6. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland……by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
A new Bi-metallic MTT from Poland from Jura Mint Czestochowa - The World Society of Czestochowa Jews and TheirDescendants (The 4-th reunion , Czestochowa 2012) diameter 32 mm , ring brass - center K-N , mintage 450

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #845…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
Finland issued a Bi-metallic 5 Euro coin in 2012 that commemorates the World Championship Hockey championships.  Name the coin designer. 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 #844
In addition to all of the other member nations, Finland issued a Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin in 2012 that commemorates Ten Years of the Euro.  The designer of this coin was an Austrian named Helmut Andexlinger.  Where on the coin

The answer to Quiz Question #844 is; the seven or eight clock position between the tall building and the ship.

The Quiz Game #843 prize winner is Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member # 411.  There were seven players.

8. 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?

9.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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