Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 902
 

WBCC Newsmail 902,  November 23 , 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
http://wbccnewsmailsendlist.groups.live.com/
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. New WBCC members....by Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
We have a new WBCC member. Let me introduce him to you:
Name: Joseph M Gathii (WBCC member #567), Kenya
Age: 38
Profession: Coin collec
Hobby:  World coins and tokens including many Bi- and/or Tri-metallics
How did I know about the WBCC: From google
Remark WBCC Focal Point: Joseph is the first WBCC member from Kenya

2. Bi-metallic 2 Pound 2014 from GB..........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Great Britain Bi-metallic 2 Pounds 2014 commemorate
The 500th Anniversary of Trinity House  and The 100th Anniversary of the First World War - Outbreak

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Belgium........by Pabitra Saha, UK
The theme for next 2 Euro 2014 from Belgium is 100 years of beginning of World War I

4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Italy.........Pabitra Saha, UK

Italy Baccaccio Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 is issued

5. Bi-metallic Token from Russia.........by Vadim Naumov, Russia
This is the image of new Bi-metal token from Russia - European fish grayling (Thymallus).
4th token in series.
Limited issue - 1 000 tokens.
Private order, minted on Moscow Mint.
WBCC member Pabitra Saha from the  UK, provided a real scan

6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 commemorative overview...by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
Here are scans of Rusian Bi-metallic Tokens.
a. Copy coins 10 Rubles 
b. Kuzbas coin
c. souvenir  3 varieties

7. Bi-metallic 4 Escalins 2013 from Isle of Tortue....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of a Fantasy Bi-metallic 4 escalins of Isle of Tortue

8. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2013 from Monaco....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here are scans of Bonaire fantasy coins 2.5, 5 and 10 Dollars in Bi-metallic.

9. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #902….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Fine Arts Department was honored in 2012 with a commemorative Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin. 
The National Archives is an organization within the Fine Arts Department. 
Any foreign individual wishing to perform research requiring use of documents collected and stored in the
National Archives must receive written permission before being allowed to enter the library. 
Under which Thai Ministry is the Fine Arts Department?

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 #901

The Office of Economic Development was honored twice with a commemorative Thailand Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin. 
It was honored on its 50th anniversary and again on the 60th. 
How many members comprise the National Economic and Social Development Board?
Answer:  The National Economic and Social Development Board is comprised of 15 members.

The Quiz Game #900.  The prize winner will be announced in a later WBCC Newsmail.

10. 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.

11.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:
* 43th World Money Fair, February 7 till 9, 2014, Berlin, Germany, http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/

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