Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 899

WBCC Newsmail 899,  November 2 , 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

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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 Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.

1. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2014 from The Pabitra Saha, UK
Netherlands has released the design of general circulation coins in cluding the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro with bust of the New King.
King Alexander

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from  Pabitra Saha, UK
Confirm the issuance of commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin dedicated to Malta this year 2013 the "Self-Government of 1921".
This is the third in the series "Constitutional History of Malta", which began in 2011 and end in 2015 with the issuance of the fifth coin.
The official date of    issue is the 28th, but I give the date of issue 25, because since then have appeared real images of the coin for sale.
For those variants do, remind, that were issued in the portfolio, along with the rest of the values of Malta 2013, bear the mint mark of the Dutch Mint. 
A total of 35,000 with this variant. Here you can see it. 

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 Commemoratives from all Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Here an overview of all Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 Commemoratives from all countries. hey have issued 23 Bi-metallic from 17 different States
Info from:

4. Bi-metallic 25 Dirham 2012 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Finally the Morocco silver jubilee of mint Bi-metallic 25 Dirham 2012 is out, 25th Anniversary of the Moroccoan Mint

5. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland.......Pabitra Saha, UK
Poland Bi-metallic 7 Ducats token

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #899….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The date on this Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht commemorative coin is 2550.  The name of Nakhon Ratchasima also appears on this coin. 
What event does the coin commemorate?  Note:  Several answers will be accepted
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
Please send your answer to: 

WBCC Quiz Game Prize

A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded for the correct answer. If more than two members play the game and get the correct answer,
a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #898

This beautiful symbol appears on a Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht commemorates coin.  What does the coin commemorate?
Answer:  The coin on which this symbol appears commemorates the 150th birthday of King Rama V.

The Quiz Game #897.  The prize winner will be announced in a later Newsmail.

7. Super Quiz #34…………by Jack Hepler, USA
Austria has issued a series of Bi-metallic 25 Euro coins with a core of Niobium. 
Niobium metal exhibits a rather novel characteristic that allows oxidation in predictable colors. 
Austria has utilized this characteristic to produce colored Euro coins since 2003.
There have been three issues using the same color.  Name the color and the years of issue.

Answer to Super Quiz #33

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?

The two closest landmarks are the Holston Gate in Lubeck, Scheswig-Holstein and the Schweriner Schloss in Mecklenburg-Volpommern. 
They are located only about 60 km from each other.

There were five players in this game.

8.New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic 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
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,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA,

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
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The WBCC will attend the following future International events:

* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany,