Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 853
 

WBCC Newsmail 853,  December 15 , 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
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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. Bi-metallic Medal……..by Rod Sell, Australia
A very interesting article on the Bi-metallic 42mm medal of Septimius Severus.

It has a yellow brass center and a copper ring and is believed to be the only Bi-metallic one struck
http://stacksbowers.com/Blogs/world-coin-of-week-bimetallic-medallion.html


2. Bi-metallic
.....….by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Already
on December 13 will be a new series of Bi-metallic 5 Euro, but this time we will learn about specific buildings for the province. The first two coins:

Helsinki Cathedral and Uspenski Cathedral


Lumberjack’s Candle Bridge

Data
coins:
Face value:
5 Euro
material:
ring -CuAlNi (gold color), the core - CuNi (silvercolor)
Weight
: 9.80 g
Diameter
: 27.25 mm
Issue:
unc 55,000units, 10,000 units Proof

The
year 2013 will be on sale next Bi-metallic 5 Euro program:
-
Aland -Lighthouse Sälskär
- Finland
right -Cathedral of Turku
-
Satakunta -Sammallahdenmäki Bronze Age burial
- Karelia
- powerImatrankosken
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Tavastia (Häme)- medieval stone churchin Janakkala
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Savonia -Castle Olavinlinna
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Ostrobothnia -Pohjalaistalo - house/ mansion Finnish?

--Remark Pabitra Saha, UK, for more info look also at:

http://www.suomenrahapaja.fi/eng/commemorative-and-collector-coins/about-commemorative-and-collector-coins/provincial-buildings

3. Bi-metallic from by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here are picture of the Bi-metallic 20 Litai 2012 Lithuania Commemorative





"Lithuanian resorts series: Birstonas, Druskininkai, Neringa and Palanga


Specifications

Ring composition: CuAlNi
Center composition: CuNi
Weight: 7.50 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Artist: Giedrius Paulauskis
UNC Mintage: 100,000
Proof Mintage: 2,500



4. Bi-metallic Tokens from China….by Pabitra Saha, UK

Nanjing Mint, Peoples Republic of China, has issued three Bi-metallic tokens on Deer god, God of Longevity and God of wealth‏




5. Bi-metallic in Ebay…………by Aldric Font, Spain
Saw in Ebay

http://www.ebay.nl/itm/290810323869


LIBERIA 5 dollars PLATA 2007 proof LA VIRGEN NEGRA



6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #853…….…by Jack Hepler, USA
Where on the Bi-metallic 1999 One Euro of Finland would you find the name of the country, Soumi?
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 #852
Which commemorative Bi-metallic coin of Finland shows what appears to be a man blowing fire from his mouth?

The answer to Quiz Question #852 10 Markkaa 1999.


The Quiz Game #851 prize winner was Aldric Font, WBCC member #550.
  There were five players.

The Quiz Game #850 prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.  There were five players.


7. 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?

8.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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