Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 854
Newsmail 854, December 22 , 2012
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
Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the
World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics.
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Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics.
hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.
1. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from San Marino……..by Max Aiello, Italy
The AASFN has communicated that the next Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 commemorative coin will be dedicated to the
50th Anniversary of the Death of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th US President killed in Dallas on November 22nd, 1963
2. Bi-metallic 2 euro 2013 from Italy.....….by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Italy will issue a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 commemorative coin dedicated to the "700 years since the birth of Giovanni Boccaccio" Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend, student, and correspondent of Petrarch, an important Renaissance humanist and the author of a number of notable works including the Decameron, On Famous Women, and his poetry in the Italian vernacular. Boccaccio is particularly notable for his dialogue.
3. Bi-metallic 100 centavos 2012 from Timor-Leste….by Joaquim Sabino, Portugal
As you probably know the portuguese mint issued a Bi-metallic coin from Timor-Leste. Denomination 100 centavos, dated 2011.
It comes in an illustrated wallet that I already have in in my hands.
The coin celebrate D. Boaventura of Manufahi, one of the great Timor-Leste historical figures and symbol of Timorese nationalism. Was struck in BU finish on specially prepared metal blanks using polished dies. The mintage limit is 3000 pieces, presented in illustrated wallet.
Face value: 100 centavos
Diameter: 23.75 mm
Weight: 7 g
Ring metal: Aluminium Bronze
Center metal: Copper nickel
Author: Baiba Sime
4. Bi-metallic ….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Lithuania changeover to Euro delayed to 2016, design ready http://www.itar-tass.com/en/c32/599782.html
5. Bi-metallic Amusement Tokens…………by Aldric Font, Spain
Here are photos of a couple of that may be new:
Fenis / Only for Amusement / Only for Amusement - (bird in flight) 25mm dia brass center 14mm
Pyramid / New Miyako / The Gamers Oasis - (same) 25mm diameter brass center 15mm
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #854….…by Jack Hepler, USA
Finland issued a Bi-metallic commemorative 2 Euro coin in 2006 that shows two dates. The date, 2006 is shown. What is the other date? Please answer with the complete date shown. See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com Please send your answer to: email@example.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 #853
Where on the Bi-metallic 1999 One Euro of Finland would you find the name of the country, Soumi?
The answer to Quiz Question #853 is that there is no country name shown on this coin.
The Quiz Game #852 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80. 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:
"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia, email@example.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, email@example.com
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com