Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 895
Newsmail 895, October 5 , 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.
first you have to join the newsgroup.
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. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Bi-metallic 500 Yen 2014 from Japan.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
New B-imetallic commemoratives 500 Yen 2013: Japan prefectures: Yamagata, Mie & Ehime
Issued so far are:
2008 - Hokkaido, Kyoto & Shimane
Finland to issue 5 Euro 2013 provincial building coins of Tavastia and Ostrobothnia on Oct 21, 2013
4. Bi-metallic Token from Russia......... by Vadim Naumov, Russia
Here is an image of new release from russian tokens series " Red book". 3-d coin-token Cat-Manul, 5 ducats,
2013 year issue (date of presentation - September 23, 2013).
Mintage - 1 000 pieces.
Coin weight - 8,00 g,
Diameter of the coin - 27,00 mm
Thickness - 2,30 mm
Gurt - corrugation
Material: ring - copper-nickel, disc - brass
5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #895….…by Jack Hepler, USA
King Rama IX was honored by a specially issued Bi-metallic coin in 1999 (2542). It was his 72nd birthday.
Which cycle was this? See this coin and others at the WBCC website: http://wbcc-online.com
Please send your answer to: email@example.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 #894
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?
Answer: King Rama VI.
The Quiz Game #893. The prize winner will be announced in a later Newsmail.6. 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.
7.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK, email@example.com
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy, email@example.com
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands, email@example.com
WBCC Website: http://wbcc-online.com