95 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Traveling / Matrix / Four Cards
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Eddie Joseph The Coins Assembly
1942 Coin and Money Magic 102
Tom Osborne Passing the Buck four coins produced from four cards, they then travel around under cards
  • Bobo Variation
Related to 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 399
Ger Copper Money Travels
1970 Magic from Holland 3
Al Schneider Matrix Coin Trick
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 79
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Matrix magnetic coin and shimmed card
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 87
Al Schneider Matrix
  • Drill I - The Pickup
  • Drill II - Card Placement
  • A Word About the Drills
  • Rules of Practice
  • Of Magic and Matrix
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Matrix" in "Genii" 11/1970
1974 Matrix 3
Karl Fulves Solid State torn card quarters used for matrix, coins from hand to hand, then card restores
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 44
Jerry Mentzer Magnetic Matrix
1975 Close Up Cues 19
Paul Harris The Giant Killer Coin matrix with jumbo coin production kicker
Also published here 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 13
Bernard Bilis Coins Assembly Coin Matrix
1976 Close Up, French Style 41
Steve Saunders, Roger Smith, Jim Cozzens SRJ Pennyrama (or Four Coins A-Go-Go)
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 5
Wayne Dobson, Morty Rudnick Coin Assembly two connected coins, gimmick by Morty Rudnick
Aug. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 613
John F. Mendoza Mendoza Matrix jumbo coin kicker
1978 The Book of John 72
Scott Drake Drake-Trix four different coins
1978 The Book of John 114
Horace E. Bennett Coin Assembly with four cards
1978 On Your Feet 59
Gordon Bruce Coin Assembly four coins, jumbo coin kicker
May 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5) 674
Milton One-Hand Matrix
Sep. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 391
Dan Fleshman Look, They're Copper! matrix, then repeat and they all change to copper instead of assembling, one visually on top of card, edge of mat hold-out
1980 John: Verse Two 68
Lenny Greenfader Easy Matrix
Aug. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 522
Tom Craven Only Four shell
Nov. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 556
Edward Marlo Olram's Instant Sympathy 4-card Matrix
1981 CoinMagic 154
Edward Marlo Simplex Matrix 4-card Matrix
1981 CoinMagic 158
Edward Marlo Quick Coinvergence 4-Card Matrix
1981 CoinMagic 162
Edward Marlo "They're Here, No - There, No Where?" 4-card gimmicked Matrix with coins glued together
1981 CoinMagic 164
Edward Marlo What Happened? 4-coin tabled vanish, follow-up to matrix
1981 CoinMagic 168
David Arthur SeeSaw 'Sembly Four-card matrix and reverse
1981 CoinMagic 237
Horace E. Bennett Matrix Coins and Cards matrix with four cards, as a kicker random cards turn out to be Aces
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 46
Tom Gagnon Newfangled Matrix
1981 Sleightly Original 47
Edward Marlo A Fitting Climax all four coins vanish
1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 78
Bob Farmer Close Quarters
Apr. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 615
Tom Staton Reverse Color Channging Matrix matrix with flash-back, all coins change to other coins as kicker
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 50
Reinhard Müller Haden-Matrix international matrix, Conrad Haden coin
Variations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 19
Shiv Duggal 55/1 four different coins
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 38
Bob Chesbro Fade Out coin assembly, coins vanish cleanly afterwards
Related to 1982 The Tipnician 56
Jonathan Townsend Two-Ahead Matrix no extra coins
Jan. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 727
Mike Gallo 8 Coin Matrix two coins under each card
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 13) 116
Reinhard Müller Freewheel Variation on Haden-Matrix, Conrad Haden coin
Inspired byRelated to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 467
Reinhard Müller Variant variation for second phase of Haden-Matrix
Inspired byRelated to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 599
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez $5 Climax Matrix routine using bills
1983 The Magic Hedonists Brainstorm In The Bahamas 64
Edward Marlo Way-Ahead Coin Assembly
Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 871
Tim Wright Matrix Surprise four dollars surprise appearance
Apr. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 904
Edward Marlo The Secret Agent
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 16
Bob King Double Reverse Matrix three silver coins join a copper to a corner twice, flash-back finale
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 105
Jerry Sadowitz Ready When You Are, J.B. jumbo coin climax
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 43
Robert Bengel The Heat Is On no extra coin
June 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1074
Eric DeCamps Another Matrix
1985 The Magic of Eric DeCamps 6
Karl Fulves Banker Broker four Aces on table, copper and silver coin placed under each, silver coins gather
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 5) 79
Karl Fulves Progressive Coin Assembly suggestion, credit information
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 5) 80
Roger Crosthwaite Eleatics with Jumbo Coin finale
1986 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 31
John C. Wagner Poor Man's Matrix jumbo coin finale
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 79
Stephen Tucker Ringmasters four different coins, international
1987 1987 Lecture 3
David Williamson Floating Assembly four cards, four coins
Variations 1989 Williamson's Wonders 42
Robert Bengel 2x4 Matrix
Sep. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 9) 1830
Bob Kohler Two Ahead (Is Better Than One)
1990 Impossibilia 53
Michael Powers Twisted Reverse Matrix Hopping Half set, double shell
1990 Top Secret Stuff 136
Shigeo Takagi Convergence Hoe's sympathetic coins
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 61
Stephen Tucker So Simple Matrix international
Variations Apr. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 4) 1919
Homer Liwag Fast Four-Mation Matrix and reverse
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2) 1
Tony Cachadiña Matrix T.C. with four coins and a jumbo chinese coin
1991 Lecture Notes 12
Sheldon Lippman Quick Matrix/Instant Backfire
Sep. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 9) 2116
Sheldon Lippman Recession
Nov. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 11) 2143
Steve Dusheck Migration four coins assemble under one card one by one
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 14
Gene Maze Get-Ahead Coin Assembly
Dec. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 12) 2445
Paul Gertner The Four Two Trick four deuces on table in different spots, coin travels to under each card, then coin produced from under all cards, using Flick
1994 Steel and Silver 27
Paul Gertner The Reverse Coin Assembly four cards
1994 Steel and Silver 50
Paul Gertner That's Ridiculous four aces on table in different spots, coin appears from jokers and travels to under each card, then coin produced from under all cards, two more coins, two bigger coins and jumbo coin
1994 Steel and Silver 183
Richard Bartram, Jr. Camousembly coins with sheet of picture card stuck on them
1994 Close-Up File 75
Mike Gallo Round Up at once
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 57) 1090
Edward Marlo Instant Coin Assembly no extra coins
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1975
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 213
Christian Scherer, Sveroni King Koin Matrix coin matrix, then pictures of cards vanish and indices are found engraved on coins
1995 Sveronis King Koins 3
Paul Cummins Top Billing bills instead of cards
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part Two 25
Lee Asher NONE-Ahead Matrix
Oct. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 10) 2709
Paul Harris Giant Killer Coin matrix with jumbo coin production kicker
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 79
Lee Asher Startling Last-Coin Matrix visual disappearance for last coin
Nov. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 11) 2860
Bruce Cervon ...la Matrix Jombo Coin Kicker
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 173
Stephen Tucker Matrix Light
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4&5) 178
Bob King Underground Matrix slit in mat
Inspired by 2000 Great Britain 2001 17
Wayne Dobson Coin Flux 2 two coins threaded together
Inspired by
  • "Coin Flux" (Wayne Dobson, Pro-File)
2002 Dobson's Choice 13
Mike Gallo The Matrix Routines using shim coin
  • The 4-Card Routine
  • The 2-Card Routine
2002 Visual Coin Assembly 6
Bob King Underground Matrix III slits in mat, coins vanish and jumbo coin appears as climax
2003 New Magician Foolers 14
Michael Powers Progressive Matrix using three coins glued on edges (E Pluribus Unum)
2006 Power Plays 197
Michael Powers Minimalist Matrix international with dime, penny, nickel and quarter, two shells
2006 Power Plays 204
Karl Fulves Pirates of the Caribbean "Unexplained"
assembly with coins and watch face on a map, outline, posed as a problem
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 254
Román García El Mundial de Futbol cards with football players, coins as footballs appear, yellow card changes to red card, matrix and jumbo coin/ball appears as climax, story trick
2010 Nanomagias 39
Al Schneider Classic Matrix "Origin and History" and remarks
Related to 2011 Al Schneider Magic 535
Steven Hamilton Coin Assembly coins assemble under one card, jumbo coin appears as finale
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 169
Tom Gagnon Ultimate Coin Assembly four quarters, one-handed performance
Inspired by 2013 Too Hot for the Devil 150
Tom Gagnon Coin Assembly for Connoisseurs four quarters covered with Kings, assembly, then Kings change to Aces
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 158
Tom Gagnon Forty-One Cent Assembly international coin assembly, dime-and-penny gaff
Inspired by
  • "The Dingle Coin Mystery" (Derek Dingle, marketed 1970)
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 171
Tom Gagnon Scoop Assembly
Inspired by 2013 Too Hot for the Devil 183
Anthony Owen Elevated Matrix ring as substitute
Inspired by 2017 Secrets 106
Matt Baker Quantum Matrix Presentation idea for classic coin Matrix effect, four coins and four cards, backfire ending, uses Siamese coins gimmick by Mike Gallo
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 144
Joaquín Navajas JK Reverse Matrix
2019 Monedas Personales Y Más 131
Michael Rubinstein Quadra Coin Reverse Matrix different coins
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Magic Castle Notes, 1985
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 258
Michael Rubinstein Ultra Reverse Matrix
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 264