Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 870
Newsmail 870, April 13 , 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
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
hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.
1. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Greece….by Pabitra Saha, UK
Greece will issue two B-metallic 2 Euro coins this year.
a, 100 Years since Crete was Annexed to Greece
b. Platonic Academy
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Monaco……..by Pabitra Saha, UK
According to http://leseurosdemonacomacollection.over-blog.com/article-2-euros-commemorative-2013-116943776.html
Monaco will issue 2013 2 Euro Bi-metallic coin to commem 20th Ann. of joining UNO in December with a mintage of 1,000,000.
The visuals of the piece is not yet finalized, but there will be a dove with an olive branch in its beak. The issue date is 1st December.
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Italy……..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a clear picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 commomerate Verdi
4. Bi-metallic 5, 10 and 20 Shilling from Kenya……..by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Kenya changed the design in 2010 of the Bi-metallic 5, 10 and 20 Shilling
Overview new circulating types
The Bi-metallic 5 shillings is magnetic and has a smaller coat of arms. See it here compared to 2009 type (KM#37):
The Bi-metallic 10 shillings is magnetic, has a smaller coat of arms and a bigger '10'. See it here compared to 2009 type (KM#35):
The Bi-metallic 20 shillings is magnetic and has slightly different numerals and letters styles. See it here compared to 2009 type (KM#36):
5. Bi-metallics from Angola……..by
Pabitra Saha, UK
What major change was made to the standard circulation issue design of the Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin in 2008 (2551)?
See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 #869
Thailand issued a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin with the inscription, CITES. What do these letters represent?
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
The Quiz Game #868 prize
winner was Thierry Defaix, WBCC member #555.
The International Alliance for Advanced Judicial Studies was honored in 2007 on a Bi-metallic coin.
The IAAJS held its meeting that year in which city and country?
Answer to Super Quiz #30
There is a bimetallic 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?
The correct answer is High Jumping. It may be found on the Portuguese 200 Escudos of 1996.
The winner of Super Quiz #30 is Leandro Del Vecchio, WBCC member # 336.
There were five players in this game.
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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
*Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June 8 2013, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html