Coin sorter is a machine with the help of which coins of different denominations are automatically sorted out at a faster speed. It consists of a box with different trays having holes on the basis of size of different coins. These trays are arranged over one another. The upper trays has holes from which coins of different sizes are dropped to lower trays. When large number of coins of different denominations is to be sorted out, the coins are placed in the upper trays.
The process of shakening several times will transfer coins to their respective holes. Some other models of coin handling machine covers sorting, storing, recording and returning functions. These special models coin-handling machines are used in banks and railway booking counters.