US 1043560 A
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N. L. ANTHONY.
APPLICATION FILED APRA. 1912.
Patented Nov. 5, 1912.
UNITED STATES lPATENT OFFICE- NOEL L. ANTHONY, OF CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND.
To all whom it may concern.'
Be it known that I, NOEL L. ANTHONY, a citizen of .the United States, residing at Cranston, in the county ofProvidenceand State of Rhode Island, have invented anew and useful Improvement in Coin-Holders, of which the following is a specification.
This invention pertains to certain new and useful improvements in coin holders, and relates particularly to a coin holder in which separate compartments are provided to hold coins of different denominations.
The object lof the invention is to provide an improved simple and economical device of the type set forth in which means are provided to hold the coins against rattling when the holder is in use.
A further object ofthe invention is to, provide a coin holder of attractive appearance, and one which can be easily opened and closed and which is extremely compact.
In the drawings-Figure 1 is a top plan View of the invention in open position. Fig. 2 is a section on the line 2--2 of Fig. 1. Fig. 3 is a transverse section taken through the device when closed. Fig. 4 is a perspective view of the holder in closed position, and Fig. 5 is a section on the line 5--5 of Fig. l.
A block 1 which is preferablyof wood, is"
provided on its top and bottom with upraised end ribs 2 and2 and is formed with a plurality of coin compartments r3, which are shaped to receive coins of different denominations. By reference to Figs. 1,2 and 3 of the drawings it will be observed that the coin pockets 3 are located in such proximity to the sides of the block l, that When the coins C are placed therein in usual superimposed relation, the arcs of the coin peripheries at the sides of the block 1, will project beyond said sides, for a purpose shortly to be referred to.
A strip of leather or other suitable material of a flexible nature, has its central portion 4 suitably secured to the back ofthe block l between the ribs 2 and has its ends 5 and 6 extending beyond the block sides to form fiaps which are for folding engagement about the block sides andtop, the Hap 6 having a head-7, and the iap 5 having a socket member 8, which are for interlocking engagement common to snap fasteners of this type. By reference to Fig. 3 of `the drawings it will be seenthat the flaps directly engage the projecting edges of the Specification of Letters Patent.
Patented Nov. 5,1912.
Application filed April 4, 1912. Serial No. 688,478.
coins, where same extend beyond the block sides, andwhen the flaps are locked together' as shown in Fig. 3 of the drawings, the flaps are drawn lagainst said projecting edges of 6 the coins thereby forcing the latter inwardly in the coin pockets and vhold the coins against rattling action. The flap 6 which engages on top of the block l has a section of cloth, preferably velvet secured thereto, 6 the cloth or fabric being formed with a plurality of upraised portions 9, which latter are` shapedto be received in the several coin pockets 3, as depicted in Fig. 3 of the drawings. The projecting portions 9 form tops 7 for the'- coin pockets, and serve to hold'the coins against the pocket bottoms. The strip of leather or the like is of less width than the length .of the block 1, so that the same willbe received in the space between the 7 ribs 2 the ribs thereby protecting the leather strip and any sidewise movement of the flaps and also serve to give the holder a finished and attractive appearance.
Having thus described my invention, I claim as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent 1. In a coin holder, a block formed with a series of coin pockets located adjacent the sides thereof so that when the coins are in position therein the same will partly project beyond the sides ofthe block, a strip of leather or the like having its central portions secured to the back of the block, and having its ends extended beyond the block sides to form closing flaps, the top and bottom faces of the block being formed with an upraised rib at each end thereof, said flaps' being for folding engagement about the sides of the block to exert pressure 9 against the projecting parts of the coins,
one of the flapsbeing-disposed to overlap the other, and fastening means to hold the iaps locked in overlapping position.
2. In a lcoin holder, a block formed with 1 coincompartments, end ribs carried by the block on both its top and bottom faces, a strip of flexible material having its central portions secured to the back of the block b etween said ribs and having its ends extended vto formaps which overlap and engage on the top faceof the block between the ribs thereon, and means to secure the flaps together.
3. Ina coin holder, a block formed with 1 coin pockets llocated so that the coins when therein will project partly beyond the block Q A A y 1,043,560
sides, end flaps carried by the bodyto enname to this specification in the presence of gage said projecting portions of the c oins to two subscribing witnesses. hold the latter against movement by exertn ing pressure -thereagainst to force the coins A NOEL L' ANTHONY' 5 against the rear Walls of the pockets, and. Witnesses:
means to secure the end flaps together. ADA E. HAGERTY,
. lIn testimony whereof` I have signed my J. A. MUJLER.