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F ederal R eserv e Bank
O F DALLAS
ROBERT

D. M c T E E R , J R .

president

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A pr il 26, 1991

dallas,texas 75222

AND CHIEF EXECUTIV E O F F IC E R

Notice 91-21
TO:

The C h i e f E x e c u t i v e O f f i c e r o f each
member bank and o t h e r s con ce rn ed in
t h e E l e v en t h F ed er al Reserve D i s t r i c t

SUBJECT
New Procedures for Ordering Coin
DETAILS
The F ed er al Reserve Bank o f D a l l a s i n t e n d s t o d i s c o n t i n u e i t s r o l e
in a r r a n g i n g f o r p r o v i s i o n o f wrapped c o i n t o f i n a n c i a l i n s t i t u t i o n s i n t h e
E l e v en t h D i s t r i c t .
E f f e c t i v e September 1, 1991, f i n a n c i a l i n s t i t u t i o n s w i l l
n o t be a b l e t o o b t a i n wrapped c o i n t hr o u g h t h e F ed er al Reser ve Bank o f D a l l a s
o r i t s b r a n c h e s l o c a t e d in El Paso, Houston and San A n t o ni o . The Reserve
Bank’ s a c t i v i t i e s a s s o c i a t e d w it h p r o v i s i o n o f wrapped c o i n w i l l be phased out
o v e r upcoming months. Th i s d e c i s i o n i s t h e r e s u l t o f a d e t e r m i n a t i o n t h a t an
a d e q u a t e l e v e l o f s e r v i c e i s a v a i l a b l e and t h a t t h i s a c t i o n w i l l f o s t e r
c o m p e t i t i o n in t h e p r i v a t e s e c t o r . S i m i l a r a c t i o n has been t a k e n in t h e p a s t
r e g a r d i n g cas h t r a n s p o r t a t i o n .
F i n a n c i a l i n s t i t u t i o n s s h o u ld d i r e c t l y c o n t a c t
armored c a r r i e r f i r m s o r o t h e r s engagi ng in wrapping c o i n t o make a r r a n ge m en t s
f o r o b t a i n i n g wrapped c o i n .

MORE INFORMATION
Should you have any q u e s t i o n s o r need a s s i s t a n c e in c o n t a c t i n g
armored c a r r i e r s , we w i l l be p l e a s e d t o p r o v i d e t h e names and t e l e p h o n e
numbers o f armored c a r r i e r r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s who may be c o n t a c t e d .
For more
i n f o r m a t i o n , p l e a s e c o n t a c t Mary Louise Rosas, ( ) 651-6336, a t t h e D a l l a s
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O f f i c e ; J a v i e r R. J i me n ez , (
915) 521-8202, a t t h e El Paso Branch; Luke E.
R i c h a r d s , ( ) 652-1544, a t t h e Houston Branch; and, John A. B u l l o c k , ( )
713
512
978-1403, a t t h e San Antonio Branch.
For a d d i t i o n a l c o p i e s o f t h i s n o t i c e ,
p l e a s e c o n t a c t t h e P u b l i c A f f a i r s Department a t ( ) 651-6289.
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Sincerely yours,

For additional copies, bankers and others are encouraged to use one of the following toll-free numbers in contacting the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas:
Dallas Office (800) 333-4460; El Paso Branch Intrastate (800) 592-1631, Interstate (800) 351-1012; Houston Branch Intrastate (800) 392-4162,
Interstate (800) 221-0363; San Antonio Branch Intrastate (800) 292-5810.

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