Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 860
Newsmail 860, February 2 , 2013
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
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1. The World Money Fair 2013
in Berlin….by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
In appreciation for contributions for the weekly WBCC Newsmail, appointed to
Here is Saha with his certificate.
2. Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2013 from Slovenia……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the new Bi-metallic 3 Euro 2013 from Slovenia
300th anniversary of the great Tolmin Peasant Uprising
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from The Netherland……by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Dutch mint just confirmed that the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 commemorative coin that will be issued by the Netherlands later this year will be dedicated to the "200 years of Kingdom". The coin shall be out in November.This will the second commem ever issued by Netherlands on its own since 2euros became the standard commem denomination for circulating coins.
4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Italy……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Italy to issue two Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 this year.
Italy this year will issue two editions of the 2 euro commemorative coins, the first coin will be dedicated to the "700 Years since the Birth of Giovanni Boccaccio" as was announced earlier. This coin was also confirmed in the catalog issued for the World Money Fair.
The second coin will be dedicated to "200th years since the birth of Giuseppe Verdi". He was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. Some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture – such as "La donna è mobile" from Rigoletto, "Va, pensiero" (The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco, "Libiamo ne' lieti calici" (The Drinking Song) from La traviata and the "Grand March" from Aida.
5. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2016 from Lithuania……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Lithuania (Bi-metallic) Euro Changeover now expected by 2016. More info at: http://www.itar-tass.com/en/c32/599782.html
6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Latvia……by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Latvia changed again the design for the (Bi-metallic) Euro coins
7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2007 from The Netherlands……by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
The Netherlands shows us the coincard of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative coin for 2007 on the topic of 50th Anniversary of the Signature of the Treaty of Rome, at an issuing price of 10 euros.
8. Bi-metallic 5 and 10 Kwanza 2012 from Angola……by Pabitra Saha, UK
Angola new series circulation coin will have Bi-metallic 5 and 10 Kwanza 2012 out of 4 coin set.
9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #860….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The World Health Organization issued an award to for Food Safety to the Queen of Thailand. A Bi-metallic 10 Baht was issued to commemorate this event. What is the date of the award shown on this coin? 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 #859
A Bi-metallic 10 Baht was issued by Thailand to honor Her Majesty Queen’s 72nd birthday. It was also noted that this was Cycle 6. What is a Cycle?
The answer to Quiz Question #859: A cycle is 12 years.
The Quiz Game #858 prize winner will be announced when I return from the World Money Fair10. 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?
11.New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
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