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Dividable Coin Till for Cash Drawer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000039111D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-01
Document File: 2 page(s) / 74K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Hara, O: AUTHOR

Abstract

In the electric cash register or POS (point-of-sale) terminal unit, a coin till or tray for the cash drawer is provided which consists of two different small tills separately handled, one having two wide sections and one narrow section and the other having one wide section and two narrow sections, so that, when the checkout lane for customers is changed in layout from the left side to the right side of the cash register or vice versa, it is only necessary that the two small tills be swapped by the operator and the contents of the leftmost section and the rightmost section in each of the small tills are also swapped to reverse the order of the sections in the coin till for operability and safety. Referring to Fig.

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Dividable Coin Till for Cash Drawer

In the electric cash register or POS (point-of-sale) terminal unit, a coin till or tray for the cash drawer is provided which consists of two different small tills separately handled, one having two wide sections and one narrow section and the other having one wide section and two narrow sections, so that, when the checkout lane for customers is changed in layout from the left side to the right side of the cash register or vice versa, it is only necessary that the two small tills be swapped by the operator and the contents of the leftmost section and the rightmost section in each of the small tills are also swapped to reverse the order of the sections in the coin till for operability and safety. Referring to Fig. 1, the coin till 1 comprises the first small till 2 and the second small till 3 which can be separately lifted to access bills stacked under the coin till 1. All of the sections in the first and second small tills 2 and 3 are allocated to receive six denominations of coins. That is, the narrow sections are allocatable to the denominations of low frequency in use, such as 5 yen, 50 yen and

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500 yen, and the wide sections are allocatable to the denominations of high frequency in use, such as 1 yen, 10 yen and 100 yen for operability of the operator. Also, the section nearest to the checkout lane of customers is allocatable to the lowest denomination of 1 yen, and the successive sections are allocatable to...