Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 949
Newsmail 949, October 18 , 2014
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. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.
1. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Portugal.........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Portugal will issue two Bi-metallic 2 Euro commemorative coins in 2015
-150 Years of the Portuguese Red Cross
-500 years of the first contacts with Timor
No pictures available at this moment
2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Finland......... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Finland Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 second will be issued on 10th November
3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 from Vatican City.........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Vaticano. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2014 – Caída del Muro de Berlín
4. Bi-metallic Fantasy from Cabinda..........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Cabinda fantasies Bi-metallic- 20th Ann of Rwanda genocide & 40th Ann of Carnation revolution
5. Super Quiz #35…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There are countries with monarchs as head of the state. They do not have bimetallic coins as yet.
They are completely surrounded by countries having bimetallic coins. Name at least 2 of these non-bimetallic countries.
Answer Super Quiz 34
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.
This question was fraught with controversy since the very popular Austrian color of blue was used in various shades and hues
from light blue to a turquoise color. In fact, the most recent coin issued in 2014 is colored blue and green. As a result, all
contestants were given credit for this question. The winner was Thierry Defaix as randomly selected.
There were five players in this game.
6. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images...by Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:
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