Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 870
 

WBCC Newsmail 870,  April 13 , 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.

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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.


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):
Source: http://worldcoinnews.blogspot.de/

5. Bi-metallics from Angola……..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here are picture of Bi-metallic from Angola

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #870….…by Jack Hepler, USA
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: 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 #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. 
There were seven players.

7. Super Quiz #31…………by Jack Hepler, USA
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:
 
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:
*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

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