Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 858
 

WBCC Newsmail 858,  January 19 , 2013
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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
http://wbccnewsmailsendlist.groups.live.com/
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 for Sale and wanted pages….by Rod Sell, WBCC Web Provider
If you go to our FOR SALE page at http://wbcc-online.com/sales/sales.html
you will see the 20 interesting lots just listed by member Joaquim Sabino of  Portugal.
You can also see his wanted list at http://wbcc-online.com/sales/wants.html
If you have any of these as spares please email Joaquim.
Frans Dubois of the Netherlands also has a WANTED list.
If you have any Bi-metallics for sale, or are searching for Bi-metallics. Just email me the details and I will add them to the pages.

2. Bi-metallic from Angola……by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is a picture of a new bi-metallic from Angola
Source: http://www.worldbcnews.com

3. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2013 from Canada….by Frans Woons, Canada
Here images of the 2013 Canadian Bi-metallic 2 Dollar in the proof quality (99.99 % silver with gold plated heart).
Notice that the old design (without the holograms) has been used.

Here also you’ll find images of the 2013 Canadian Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2013 (obverses and reverses) in the qualities ‘specimen’ and ‘business strike’.
Notice that the specimen coin (just like the 2013 proof coin) is of the old design (and composition) while the business strike coin (with holograms) is of the new design and composition.

4. Bi-metallic Zodiac from Tokelau…..Pabitra Saha, UK
Tokelau has issued one side Bi-metallic coins on Zodiac series. Only silver coins are also made

5. Bi-metallic Inlay from Palau…..Pabitra Saha, UK
Palau has issued Inlay coin on Jasna Gora monastery

6. Bi-metallic MTT’ s from Poland…..by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here are New Polish Bi-metallic tokens from Jura Mint
a. Czestochowa - 10 Finalkow 2013 diameter 27 mm , ring brass - center K-N , mintage 2 000
b. Lucky Token - 2013 diameter 27 mm , ring brass - center K-N , mintage 400
c. 2013 diameter 27 mm , ring K-N - center brass , mintage 100
d. not date diameter 27 mm , ring brass - center K-N , mintage 400
2. Lucky Token - 2013 diameter 27 mm , ring brass - center K-N , mintage 400
3. 2013 diameter 27 mm , ring K-N - center brass , mintage 100
4. not date diameter 27 mm , ring brass - center K-N , mintage 400

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #858….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A Bi-metallic 10 Baht commemorative of Thailand was issued to honor the King’s 50th year of reign and recognize the FAO Agricola Award.  In this context, what is Agricola? 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 #857

This Thailand governmental office is in charge of trade, prices of important agricultural goods, consumer protection, entrepreneurship, insurance, intellectual property protection, and exports.  It was founded in 1892 by King Rama V and was honored on a Bi-metallic coin in BE 2543.  What is the name of this Cabinet level Ministry?

The answer to Quiz Question #857 is Ministry of Commerce.

The Quiz Game #856 prize winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC member #411.  There were four 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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