Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 976
 

WBCC Newsmail 976,  April  25 , 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. EU Design Competion Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate 30th Anniversary EU Flag
Since this week there is a competion to choose a Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 for the 30th Anniversary of the EU flag.
Look at: http://coin-competition.eu/en
Designs to choose from:

To win: one of 56 prizes, including a trip for two to the EU destination of your choice.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Luxembourg.....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Luxembourg commemorate 15th anniversary of the enthronement of Grand Duke Henri


3. Bi-metallic 1 Real 2015 from Brasil..... by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
New circulating Bi-metallics 1 Real 2015 from Brasil, commemorate Rio 2016 Games. The next 4 coins are ready.
Basketball:
 
Sailing:
 
Rugby
 
Paracanoe


4. Bi-metallic 10 Rupees 2015 from India.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
India to issue the Bi-metallic 10 Rupees coin on Gandhi's centenary of return

5. Bi-metallic 2 and 5 Zloty 2015 from Poland.....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 and 5 Zloty 2015 from Poland


6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #976….…by Jack Hepler, USA
San Luis Potosi is one of the States honored in the Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos series.  Major industries of the state include services and agriculture. 
Agriculture has been a traditional activity, and employs as much as 20% of the population. The main agricultural products of Potosí are maize (corn),
beans, barley, sugar cane, oranges, coffee, and mango. Livestock activities are focused on raising sheep, cattle, and pigs.
What is the most important industry of San Luis Potosi?
 
San Luis Potosi Coat of Arms
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 May prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #976
A Bi-metallic 10 Roubles was issued in 2010 honoring the Russian city of Bryansk.  How many crosses may be seen on this coin?
Answer:  Six crosses

7. 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
Deadline for the Super Quiz 36 is April 30.

8. 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:
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 13, 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands
* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany
http://www.worldmoneyfair.de/wmf/en/

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