Roy W De Meyer, Frederick H Harder, Arnold R Buchholz, Richard P Uecker, John A Kressin: Feeding mechanism for dual coin sorters operating in parallel. Brandt, Quarles & Brady, May 17, 1983: US04383540 (180 worldwide citation)

A coin processing machine includes a hopper that empties into a coin splitting chute with divergent spouts to deliver a half batch of coins to each of two coin sorters operating in parallel. The receptacle is disposed on a counter top to discharge coins along a coin feeding path from the receptacle ...