Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 849
 

WBCC Newsmail 849,  November 17 , 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 25 Euro 2013 from Austria….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic Austria 25 Euro 2013 from Austria

2.  Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Malta….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic  2 Euro 2013 from Malta commemorative to commemorate 3rd of five major milestones in Malta's constitutional history: Self Government 1921
Specifications
Ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm 
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Luxemburg…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Luxembourg commemorate the Royal Wedding

4. Bi-metallic 25 Kuna 2013 from Croatia…..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Croatia to issue 25 Kuna Bi-metallic coin on December 3, 2013
See http://www.4-traders.com/news/Croatian-National-Bank-13-November-2012-CNB-Council-NEW-COMMEMORATIVE-25-KUNA-COIN-SOON-TO-BE-REL--15508536/ Since all previous coins of this denom have been bimetallic
See http://www.hnb.hr/kazalo/ekazalo.htm it is expected to be bimetallic too.

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #849…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The earliest date found on Bi-metallic Euro of Finland was 1999.  What was the mintmark used for these coins?
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 #848
The obverse side of the commemorative 2012 Bi-metallic 2 Euro of Finland was designed by sculptress Erja Tielinen. 
It is her interpretation of a self portrait of which famous Finnish artist?

The answer to Quiz Question #848 is Helene Schjerfbeck.

The Quiz Game #847 prize winner is James Ballard, WBCC Member # 523.  There were six 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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