Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 893
 

WBCC Newsmail 893,  September 21 , 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 Newsmail #1000..... by Jack Hepler, WBCC Development Centre
The WBCC is planning to commemorate the 1000th WBCC Newsmail with an encased Bi-metallic coin dated 1996. 
The coin should have a diameter of approximately 23 mm.  Which coin would you like to see encased?"
Please send your idea to:  WBCC Development Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, heplerj@juno.com

2. Bi-metallic 5 Zloty from Poland.....by Pabitra Saha, UK

Poland will mint 5 Zloty Bi-metallic commem coins at the rate of two per year for next 8 years. These coins will circulate
and can be used in Parking meters. The specification of these coins will be same as circulating 5 Zloty coins.
The mintage will be 1.2 million pieces of each commem and series will be on the subject of regions of Poland. 

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from San Marino.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
San Marino Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013, 500 anniversary of death of Pinturicchio is issued September 13
Specifications
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Vaticane City.........by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here is a picture of a new Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 commemorate 28th World Youth Day.

5. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2013 from Finland......by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Finland announced on 30 September two more coins € 5 series: Buildings Finnish province.
Karelia – The Imatra power plant
Savonia – St Olaf's castle

6. Bi-metallic Market Tokens of London.........by Michael Ayrapetov, USA
Here you find List of Bi-metallic Market Tokens of London.
I made this List in Memory of Cliff Anderson, who have a great collection of this Bi-metallic tokens.
Most tokens of Cliff Anderson, 1 token of Rod Sell, 1 token of Paul Baker, and 3 tokens from my collection.
All information is from WBCC New Images, eBay, Internet and my collection.

Bi-metallic Market Tokens Of Londen, Great-Britain1890s – 1900s

Covent Garden, George Shuter, 1 Shilling, Neal, Bronze with Brass “S”.
Covent Garden, George Shuter, 2 Shillings, R.Neal, Brass with Copper “S”.
Covent Garden, Geprge Shuter, 5 Shillings, C.Neal, Copper-Nickel with Copper “S”.
Covent Garden, Benj. Glegg, 2 Shillings, Neal, Bronze with Brass plug, cut out “B”.
Covent Garden, Major Bros C.N.Potato, R.Neal, bronze with Brass plug.
Covent Garden, M.M.Proctor, 2 Shillings, Brass with Copper “P”.
Covent Garden, W M.J.Haysom, 2 Shillings, R.Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Covent Garden, Champion Brs, 5 Shillings, R.Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, G Isles Junr, 2 Shillings,, R.Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, G Isles Junr, 2 Shillings, R.neal, “Two Shillings” on “2”, Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, D & A.C.Edwards, 1 Shilling, Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, D & A.C.Edwards, 5 Shillings, Neal, Copper-Nickel with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, D Wakefield, 10 Shillings, R.Neal.  Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, W.Steel, 2 Sillings, R.Neal,  Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, R.B.Webster, 2 Shillings, Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, Chaples Knights, 20 Shillings, White metal with Copper “K”.
Spitalfields, Dorsett & Son, 10 Shillings, R.Neal,  Brass with Copper “D”.
Spitalfields, A.Joeph Junr, 6 D (Pence), Brass with Copper “J”.
Spitalfields, Josep Junior LTD, 4 Shillings, Copper with Brass plug.
Spitalfields, Joseph Junior, 10 Shillings, Brass with Copper “J”.
Stratford,  E. Ellison, 5 Shillings, R.Neal, Bronze with Brass “E”.
Stratford,  E.Ellison, 6 D (Pence), R.Neal, Bronze with Brass “E”.
Stratford Market, A.May, 10 Shillings, Copper-Nickel with Brass “M”.
Stratford, W.Bruce LTD, Spitalfields, 2/6, R.Neal, Bronze with Brass “B”.
Billingsgate,  F Jary, 1 Shilling, Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Billingsgate, William Forge,  Brass with Copper rivet (plug).
Boro Market, Alex Davidson, R.Neal, Copper with Brass “D”.
Boro (Borough) Mkt, T Daveny, 1 Shilling, 1894, R.Neal, Heart Shape Bronze with Copper plug.
Boro Mkt, Harry Shread, 5 Shillings, Brass with Copper plug.
Boro Mkt, H Morris, 6 D (Pence), R.Neal, Brass with copper plug.
Park Street, London, White & Son, 6 pence, R.Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Stratford Mkt, E. Ellison, 2 Shillings, R.Neal, Brass with White Metal “E”.
Spitalfields Market, Joseph Isaacs & Son, 5 Shillings, R.Neal, Brass with Copper plug.
Spitalfields, E. Collins, 2 Shillings, R.Neal, Bronze with Brass plug (insert).

7. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #893….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Royal Thai Army is oldest of the military departments and is responsible for protecting the sovereignty of the country. 
A commemorative Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin was issued in 2007 to honor 100 years of which Division of the Army?
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 #892
A Bi-metallic 10 Baht commemorative coin dated 2552 was issued to commemorate an organization of Thailand
with the following symbol.  Name the organization.
Answer:  The Command and Staff College.
The Quiz Game #891 prize winner was Gabor Toth, WBCC Member #80.  There were four players.

8. 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.

9.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:
* 13th Muntmanifestatie 2013, September 21,  2013, Houten, The Netherlands.
http://www.wbevenementen.eu/muntmanifestatie/
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.ch/wmf/english/index.html

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