Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 987

 

WBCC Newsmail 987,  July  11 , 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-metallic 2 Dollar 2015 from Canada.....by Jacek Stacel, Poland
A new Bi-metalic 2 Dollar 2015 from Canada, Special Edition Specimen Set - Baby Raccoons (2015)
 
Look also at:
http://www.mint.ca/store/coins/special-edition-specimen-set-baby-raccoons-2015-prod2440077

2. Bi-metallic 2 Dollar 2015 from Canada.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Planned a 2 Dollar 2015 from Canada, commemorative coin marks 100th anniversary of 'In Flanders Fields'
Please read more at:
http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/commemorative-coin-marks-100th-anniversary-of-in-flanders-fields-1.2451969

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Latvia.....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
The Bank of Latvia spokesman John Silakalns has confirmed that indeed that's the image for the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Latvia. Here the image


4. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Finland.........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Here a picture of the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Finland, commemorate 30 years of EU flag- Finland issue date August 6, 2015

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

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Portugal.........by Pabitra Saha, UK
Portugal to issue one Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate the Olympics in

The Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin commemorative intended for circulation, it reproduces one of the most emblematic works of artist Joana Vasconcelos - Heart Independent Red - the currency idealized by the artist and commemorating the Portuguese participation in the Olympic Games in 2016, is presented as a compliment to the spirit of determination, hard work and passion that characterizes the Portuguese people and in particular athletes who will represent.

6. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Luxemburg.....by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
Luxemburg will issue a commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro coin 2015 dedicated to the "125th Anniversary of the Nassau-Weilburg dynasty".


7. Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Pound 2015 from South Sudan....by Pabitra Saha, UK
South Sudan to issue its first set of circulation Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Pound 2015



8. Bi-metallic MTT from Poland.........by Stanislaw Bulawski, Poland
New Bi-metallic MTT token from P:oland struck at the Jura Mint
Czestochowa, 1 Haska 2015, diameter 32 mm, ring Brass,  center K-N , mintage 125


9. Bi-metallic Fantasy from Republic of New Russia.....by Pabitra Saha, UK
Republic of New Russia has three Bi-metallic fantasies




10. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #987….…by Jack Hepler, USA
A 2004 Mexican Bi-metallic 100 Pesos issue shows the Coat of Arms of the State of Nuevo Leon.  The capital of the state has a population of over four million. 
What is capital of Nuevo Leon?

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.  T
he June prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #986
One of the Russian ministries is called MVD, which stands for Ministerstvo Vnutrennikh del. 
What is another name for this ministry?
Answer:

Ministry of Internal Affairs

11. Super Quiz #37…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is an architectural structure in the southern hemisphere that is featured on a circulating Bi-metallic coin of a country in the northern hemisphere. 
Name the structure and the coin on which it is featured.

Answer to Super Quiz #36
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.
China: Macau Bridge: Pearl River
Czech: Charles Bridge: Vitava River
Finland: Lumberjack: Kemijok River
Hong Kong: Tsing Ma: Ma Wan Channel
Hungary: Chain Bridge: Danube River
Japan: Hakata Bridge: Sea of Japan
Russia: Several bridges and waters
Turkey: Bosporus Bridge: Bosporus Strait
There were five players in this game.
The winner is John Veltmeyer, WBCC member #87

12. 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 2016, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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