Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 905
 

WBCC Newsmail 905,  December 14 , 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. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2014 from Latvia......... by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Euro starter kit, with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2014 sales to began in Latvia on Tuesday december 9.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Germany......by Pabitra Saha, UK
According to Münze Berlin "Next year, Germany is considering issuing a 2 euro CC regarding the
25th anniversary since the fall of the Berlin wall"

3. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2014 from Andorra....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
According:
http://www.numismatica-visual.es/
Andorra not put the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro into circulation on January 1, 2014.
The new Euro will be in circulation during the first trimester

4. Bi-metallic Inlay from Hutt River...... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Fantasy inlay Bimetallic of Hutt River

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #905….…by Jack Hepler, USA

The Royal Thai Army Medical Department has played an important role in supporting the country to fight against
HIV/AIDS since 1987 by providing HIV/AIDS education.  In which year was the RTA Medical Department honored
with a Bi-metallic 10 Baht coin?
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 two members play the game and get the correct answer, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #904

But you know from the study of Thailand Bi-metallic coins that there is an agency within the Commerce Ministry that has
been very successful at helping unfortunate visitors who have been scammed. 
You know, because it was commemorated on a Bi-metallic coin issued 2002.  Now, what was that agency?

Answer:  The Office of Internal Trade.

The Quiz Game #903.  The prize winner will be announced in a later Newsmail.

6. 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.

7. 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/

* Open Day of the Royal Dutch Mint, June 2014, Utrecht, The Netherlands



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