Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 968
 

WBCC Newsmail 968,  February  28 , 2015
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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.

1. Bi-metallics 2 Euro 2014 from Andorra......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Andorra's first Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate 20 years in the Council of Europe will come in March

Specifications
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

2. Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2014 Mistrike from Poland..... by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here a picture of a Bi-metallic 2 Zloty 2014 mistrike




3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016, 2017 and 2018 from Germany......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Germany schedule for Bi-metallic 2 Euro for 2016, 2017 and 2018
2016 piece will be dedicated to Saxony. The coin, designed by Jordi Truxa, shows the Zwinger palace in Dresden



2017 piece will be dedicated to Rhineland-Palatinate. The coin, designed by Frantisek Chochola, shows the Porta Nigra in Trier.


2018 piece will be dedicated to the state of Berlin. The coin, designed by Bodo Broschat, shows Charlottenburg palace

Pictures from Jacek Stacel, Poland

4. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #968….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The city of Staraya Russa is honored on a 2002 Bi-metallic 10 Roubles of Russia.  Staraya Russa is a resort city, celebrated for its mineral springs used for baths, drinking, and inhalations; medicinal silt mud of Lakes Verkhneye and Sredneye and mud from artificial reservoirs. A summer residence of the Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky, who wrote his novels The Brothers Karamazov and Demons there, is open to visitors as a museum.  Name the river that flows through Staraya?
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 each month. The player who has the most correct answers in a month will be the winner.  If there is a tie, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner.  The February prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #967
The State of Tlaxcala Coat of Arms is shown on the Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos coin issue in 2003. 
What do the letters I K F in the design of this Coat of Arms represent?
Answer:
I represents Joanna.
K represents Carlos
F represents Felipe

Bi-metallic Quiz Prize Winner for January:
Bertie van Haag, WBCC Member Number 261
The prize is a Bi-metallic Russian 10 Roubles, 2006, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

5. Super Quiz #36…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There are at least seven countries with Bi-metallic coins incorporating the image of a bridge. 
Name four and the body of water under the bridge.

Answer to Super Quiz #35
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.
Swaziland and Liechtenstein.  There were other non Bi-metallic countries with kings but were partially surrounded by water.
There were two players in this game.  The winner is Gabor Toth, WBCC member #80

6. 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

"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
 
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany,
http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 13, 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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