Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 872
 

WBCC Newsmail 872,  April 27 , 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
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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. WBCC For Sale Page Updated...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
Alexei Malykh has added two items to his for sale lots. You can see these and othe items for sale at http://wbcc-online.com/sales/sales.html
Members can list up to 20 items in the For Sale Page.  Just email me the details to rodsell@rodsell.com including the item description and price
in US$ as well as a good image. The latest additions will be listed at the top of the page.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Litai 2013 from Lithuania……..by Pabitra Saha, UK
Lithuania will issue Bi-metallic coins in resort series for 2013.
The series continues with four new Bi-metallic on four other resorts which are Kuzenas, Stelmuzes Azuolas, Verpste and Puntukas.

Denomination 2 litas
Metal: ring Cu/Al/Ni alloy, the middle part Cu/Ni alloy 
Diameter 25.00 mm,
Weight 7.50 g

Mintage 100,000 pcs of each coin and 4,000 pcs of proof quality (mirror surface, mat relief) of each coin to be issued in the fourth quarter 2013.
See http://www.lb.lt/programmes_of_issue

In addition, the commem bimetallic programme for 2014 states
8 Four collector (commemorative) circulation coins (3rd program)*

Denomination 2 litas
Metal: ring Cu/Al/Ni alloy, the middle part Cu/Ni alloy 
Diameter 25.00 mm,
Weight 7.50 g
Mintage: proof 4,000 pieces; unc 100,000 pieces
To be issued in the fourth quarter of 2014

* The coins will not be minted under the resolution of Council of the European Union
on the setting of the date for termination of the clause and introduction of the euro."

3. Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2013 from Japan......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Japan has released the design for next 4 perfectures in their Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2013 perfecture series. Japan prefectures: Kagoshima, Okayama, Shizuoka and Yamanashi

The prefectures coins released or planned so far:
2008 - Hokkaido, Kyoto & Shimane
2009 - Nagano
2009 - Niigata
2009 - Ibaraki & Nara
2010 - Kochi, Gifu & Fukui
2011 - Aichi, Aomori & Saga
2011 - Kumamoto, Tottori & Toyama
2011 - Akita, Iwate & Shiga
2012 - Okinawa, Kanagawa & Miyazaki
2012 - Oita, Tochigi & Hyogo
2013 - Miyagi, Hiroshima & Gunma

4. Bi-metallic Medal from Slovakia....by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
In the Slowakije BU set 2013 "Banská Štiavnica"  is enclosed a Bi-metallic medal


5. Bi-metallic 5 Rouble 2013/2014 from Russia........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Russia will issue this year Bi-metallic 10 Rouble 2013
-Republic of North Ossetia-Alania
-Republic of Dagestan
and in 2014
-Tyumen Region 
-Saratov Region 
-Republic Ingushetia 
-Chelyabinsk Region 
-Nerekhta, Kostroma Region

6. Bi-metallic Finland 5 Euro for 2013...... by Pabitra Saha, UK

Here a picture of the 2 Euro 2013 from Finland

7. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Luxembourg.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
The theme is likely to be changed from "change of guard " to " National Anthem" and likely date of issue is end June 2013.

8. Bi-metallic 250 Francs 2012 from Djibouti.......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Djibouti will issue circulating Bi-metallic 250 franc this year dated 2012

9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #872….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin issued in 2007 (2550) commemorates the 100th anniversary of the First Thai Bank,
and shows the image of symbolic bird.  What is the name of this symbol?

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.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #871

A Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin issued in 2010 (2552) celebrated the 84th birthday of Princess Bejaratana Rajasuda. 
What relation to King Rama IX is the Princess?

Answer:  Cousin.

The Quiz Game #870 prize winner was Meir Sapir, WBCC member #296.  There were seven players.

10. 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.

11.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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