Global Patent Index - EP 0993661 B1

EP 0993661 B1 2002-11-13 - METHOD OF OPERATING A COIN MECHANISM

Title (en)

METHOD OF OPERATING A COIN MECHANISM

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM BETRIEB EINES MÜNZMECHANISMUS

Title (fr)

PROCEDE DE FONCTIONNEMENT D'UN MECANISME DE PIECES DE MONNAIE

Publication

EP 0993661 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 98932335 A

Priority

  • GB 9801934 W
  • GB 9714031 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1168256A2] A method of operating a coin mechanism comprises switching between a first phase in which coins having a denomination in a first set of coin denominations are accepted and dispensed as change and coins having a denomination in a second set of coin denominations are accepted but not dispensed as change, a second phase in which coins having a denomination in the first set are accepted but not dispensed as change and coins having a denomination in the second set are accepted and dispensed as change and a third phase in which coins having a denomination in the first set are not accepted. <IMAGE>

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

G07D 1/00; G07F 5/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07D 1/02 (2006.01); G07F 5/24 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07D 1/02 (2013.01); G07F 5/24 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE ES FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

GB 2326963 A 19990106; GB 2326963 B 20000816; GB 9714031 D0 19970910; AU 8227598 A 19990125; DE 69809424 D1 20021219; DE 69809424 T2 20030508; DE 993661 T1 20011025; EP 0993661 A1 20000419; EP 0993661 B1 20021113; EP 1168256 A2 20020102; EP 1168256 A3 20050309; ES 2185180 T3 20030416; WO 9901847 A1 19990114

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