Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 894
Newsmail 894, September 28 , 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. New WBCC members....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Youssef Al Lamaakchaoui (WBCC member #565), Morocco
Webpage: numismaroc.over-blog.com (under construction)
Hobby: World coins and tokens especially Bi- and/or Tri-metallics, Bi- and/or Tri-metallic especially Ecu and Euro coins
Goal: Exchange informations about coins, stamps...etc and exchange them simply.
Against: loose of time and past
How did you know about the WBCC: by a forum called: adcoins.net
--Remark WBCC Focal Point: Youssef is the first WBCC member from Morocco
2. 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, email@example.com
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Greece.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Greece two Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 are notified by EU
Greece (Plato) 2013/C 272/6 ( http://bit.ly/16k5Tb2)
Greece (Crete) 2013/C 272/7 ( http://bit.ly/16tkfGV)
100th anniversary of the union of Crete with Greece
400th Anniversary of the founding of Plato’s Academy
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g
Mintage: 750,000 pieces
4. Bi-metallic Fantay from Transkei.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic Fantasy Transkei 5 Lirandi
5. Bi-metallic Fantay from Le Juan Da Nova.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here is a picture of the Bi-metallic Fantasy 200 Francs 2013 from Le Juan Da Nova
6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #894….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Vajira Hospital is one of the first hospitals in Thailand. It is a teaching University hospital of the Faculty of
Medicine Vajira Hospital. It is located in Bangkok. The 90th Anniversary was commemorated by a Bi-metallic
10 Baht coin in 2002 (2545). Which of the Thailand Kings was responsible for the founding of this hospital?
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 #893
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?
Answer: The Royal Cavalry Division.
The Quiz Game #892. No prize was awarded this week.
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