Global Patent Index - EP 0940776 B1

EP 0940776 B1 2001-01-24 - Apparatus for sorting coins

Title (en)

Apparatus for sorting coins

Title (de)

Münzsortierapparat

Title (fr)

Machine pour le triage de pièces de monnaie

Publication

EP 0940776 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 99103285 A

Priority

  • JP 9052398 A
  • JP 9052298 A
  • JP 34929998 A
  • JP 37539998 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0940776A1] This invention has been developed for obtaining a coin distributing equipment in a shape which can be stored easily under equipment such as a money register. Also, this invention has been developed for obtaining a coin distributing equipment which can be applied to many kinds of coins in the European and American countries. The equipment is an apparatus for distributing a plurality of coins comprising at least: cover means with a low height; slender belt means for coin conveyance which is provided turnably along the outside perimeter of the bottom of the cover means; and passage means for coins having a plurality of openings for coin distribution and an inclined board, the outside perimeter of which is high and the inside perimeter of which is approached to the outside of the belt means. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G07D 3/14; G07D 3/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07D 3/06 (2006.01); G07D 3/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07D 3/14 (2013.01); G07D 3/06 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES GB NL

EPO simple patent family

EP 0940776 A1 19990908; EP 0940776 B1 20010124; DE 69900050 D1 20010301; DE 69900050 T2 20010621; ES 2157124 T3 20010801

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2000-06-14 [RTI1] TITLE (CORRECTION)

- Free text: APPARATUS FOR SORTING COINS

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