Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 875
 

WBCC Newsmail 875,  May 18 , 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. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2013 from Luxembourg....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Luxembourg has issued a Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2013 on Beaufort

2. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2013 from Andorra......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Andorra has released the design of it's (Bi-metallic) Euro coins, due in Jan. 2014.
Here pictures of the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2013. (next week better pictures)

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Belgium.....by Max Aiello, Italy
Belgium has announced the final winning design for the Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative coin 2013 dedicated to "100
years of the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium. The jury decided to award the first prize to Mr. Peter Denayer from
Hofstade (Zemst) because of the powerful symbolism of the design where you see the time in a simple, but very visible.

4. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 euro 2013 from Slovakia....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here are pictures of the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2013 from Slovakia

5. Bi-metallic 2013 from Somalia......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Somali Republic set - one Bi-metalic, fantasy
--Remark Paul Baker:

Very unlikely to be Legal Tender
For use as real coins the denominations would be made a lot easier to read and very likely numbers would be included as part of the denomination....
Also - three pieces of the same size but different colours (the smallest three) would be highly dis-liked by the public..... far too similar.

6. Bi-metallic 200 and 500 Francs 2013 from Tromelin Island....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Tromelin islands has issued two bi-metallic fantasy coins of 200 and 500 Francs 2013

7. Bi-metallic ....by Martin Peeters, the Netherlands
Saw in Ebay a Bi-metallic you don't see often
http://www.ebay.nl/itm/330921006888
2001 Bi-Metallic HOMESTAKE MINE 125th anniversary medal

8. Bi-metallic medal from Czech Republic....by Frans Dubois, The Netherlands
Bi-metallic medal from BU set Czech Republicë 2013. Look at the special form of the centre. 

9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #875….…by Jack Hepler, USA
As part of a campaign against drugs, Thailand issued a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin dated 2546 or CE 2004. 
How many stylized human images appear on this coin?
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 #874

Thailand issued a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin to commemorate Rama III, also known as Rama the Great. 
In which year was this coin issued?
Answer:  2541.  CE 1997 or 1998 was accepted.

The Quiz Game #873 prize winner was James Ballard, WBCC member #523.  There were five players.

10. Super Quiz #32…………by Jack Hepler, USA
A multinational Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin of 2007 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome; the “birth certificate”
of the European Union:
Question: Where is the original of this document originally kept?

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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