Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 969
 

WBCC Newsmail 969,  March  7 , 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 Pound 2015 from UK.......by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Royal Mint will release next Monday March 2 new Bi-metallic coin of two pounds, circulating, in which he represents one of the icons of the country, Britannia.

 This is the first circulating coin new series that we will be presenting slowl. It appears 2 Pounds coin will be first to have it
The coin design is the work of Anthony Dufort, which represents Britannia within a contemporary and modern, with a portrait trimmed showing only the head and shoulders of Britannia, which are not lacking trident, shield and a Corinthian helmet
The obverse of the coin will feature the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the inscripcciones "· ELIZABETH II DEI GRA · · · · · REG FID DEF ·" and the year
Face value: 2 pounds
 Alloy:.. Interior Cupronickel Nickel-Brass Ring
 Diameter: 28.4 mm
 Weight: 12 g

--Remark Max Aiello
In the first 2015 set there is the ordinary Bi-metallic 2 Pound coin with old effigy (the 4th).
In the second 2015 set there is not the ordinary Bi-metallic 2 Pound coin, but the new Britannia with the new effigy (the 5th).

(Picture from Pabitra Saha, UK)

2. Bi-metallics 2 Euro 2015 from Malta......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Malta commemorate 100 years of the First Flight from Malta in Coincard 25.000 pieces, with Royal Dutch Mint Mintmark

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

3. Bi-metallics 1 Pound ......by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of a Bi-metallic One Pound Fantasy from United Kingdom


4. Bi-metallic ..... by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Finland will issue its next Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2015

The issue- Lapland Province
Series - Animals
Date of issue -16th March
Reverse - Reindeer
More info at:
http://www.suomenrahapaja.fi/eng/maakuntien-elaimet-lappi-rahapussi/18019/dp?openGroup=327

5. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #969….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The Bi-metallic 100 Pesos shows the Tamaulipas Coat of Arms.  The CoA includes in the design several of the industries of the State; agriculture, fishing, and livestock.  What other major industry is shown on this 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 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 March prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #967
The city of Staraya Russa is honored on a 2002 Bi-metallic 10 Roubles of Russia.  Staraya Russa is a resort. Name the river that flows through Staraya?
Answer:  Polist River

6. 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

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

"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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