Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 886
Newsmail 886, August 3 , 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 San Marino...by Jackhepler, USA
Since May 2014 the National Bank Poland will emit occasional Bi-metallic 5 zloty
It is planned to issue two times a year (May and November)
Topic: Discover Poland
Series - will be presented attractive places of our country. Projects coins will be selected
in a national competition for secondary schools.
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Italy.....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
The second Bi-metallic 2 Euro from Italy dated 2013
4. Bi-metallic 1 Pesos 2013 from Argentina....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Argentina has issued a Bi-metallic 1 Peso 2013 on bicentenary of Provincias Del Rio de la Plata.
5. Bi-metallic 5 Ducats 2013 from Russia.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Bi-metallic 5 ducats 2013 tokens - white stork and beetle from Russia
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #886….…by Jack Hepler, USA
King Rama V also known as Chulalongkorn, was a major reformer of the governmental structure of Thailand. Many think
of him as the “most beloved king of Thailand”. Part of his efforts to improve his country included a trip to Europe in 1897.
This visit was commemorated with a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin in 1997. But this was not his only trip to Europe.
In which other year did Rama V visit Europe.
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.
Bi-metallic Quiz question #885
The Royal Army of Thailand is organized into five major Groups; Command Group, Joint Staff Group, Operations Group,
Special Services Group, and Education Group. The Inspector General Department was commemorated on a Bi-metallic
10 Baht coin in 2003. Within which of the major groups would you find this department?
Answer: Command Group.
The Quiz Game #884 prize winner was Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member #261. There were seven players.
7. Super Quiz #33 (revised)…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Eight “Bundesländer Series” Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin designs have been issued by Germany thus far.
Each coin features a landmark. Which two landmarks (of the eight) are the closest to each other?
To help players this suggestion is offered:
First, name the landmarks and locations, then look at a map to see which two landmarks are the closest.
For example: in Rheinland-Palatinate, the landmark is Porta Nigra located in Trier.
Answer to Super Quiz #32
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. Where is the original of this document stored?
The correct answer is Rome, Italy.
The winner of Super Quiz #32 is Thierry Defaix, WBCC member #555.
There were eight 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:
* 13th Muntmanifestatie 2013, September 21, 2013, Houten, The Netherlands.
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html