Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 997

 

WBCC Newsmail 997,  September 19 , 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 Euro 2015 from The Netherlands......by Pabitra Saha, UK
The Netherlands, Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate EU flag  will be issued on 13th October



2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Belgium.......by Martin Peeters, The Netherlands

This week Belgium has issued the Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 commemorate European Year of Development in
- Proof 15.000 pieces, price 20 Euro
- In Coincard BU quality,235.000 pieces, price 8 Euro



3. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #997….…by Jack Hepler, USA

The State of Jalisco was honored on a 2004 Bi-metallic 100 Pesos.  The State Coat of Arms is the featured image on this coin. 
A colored version is shown below and contains a green ellipse above two lions. 
This green area is shown more clearly on the coin.  What is it?

Jalisco 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 September prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #996
The city of Vologda is located within the Oblast of Vologda and is commemorated on 2007 Russian Bi-metallic 10 Roubles. 
Name the major river that passes through this Oblast. 
Answer: The Vologda River.


4. 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


5. 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