Large capacity coins storage pot

Application Number: 00103082
Application Date: 2000.02.23
Publication Number: 1264884
Publication Date: 2000.08.30
Priority Information: 1999/2/24 JP 093260/1999; 1999/9/6 JP 251652/1999
International: G07D9/00;G07D1/00
Applicant(s) Name: Asahi Seiko K. K.
Inventor(s) Name: Abe Kan;Umeta Masayoshi
Patent Agency Code: 11219
Patent Agent: zhu dehe
Abstract A high capacity coin hopper which comprises: a first coin storage tank means (1) having a substantially tubular form and which has an exit (60) for coins; a rotary coin dispensing means (50) to individually dispense coins from the first tank means (1) and which is freely rotatably mounted within said first tank means (1); drive means (40, 42) for driving the rotary coin dispensing means (1); and characterized by a second tank means (2)for high capacity coin storage and which is in communication with the first tank means (1) via an intermediate tubular case means (10), a conveyor means (14)being provided within the intermediate tubular case means (10) for transferring coins from the second tank means (2) to the first tank means (1).