142 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Appearance & Vanish/Reproduction Routines / With Props / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Vanishing Halfpenny Box "To make a Halfpenny vanish from the Box and again return to it", little round box, coin with inside of box on one side
1876 Modern Magic 187
Unknown The Brass Box for Money, known as the "Plug-box" to vanish, reproduce or exchange coins
1876 Modern Magic 192
Unknown To Produce Coins from a Lighted Candle mechanical candle which holds coins
1890 More Magic 157
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin stand, coin multiplication, shell with three thin coins inside
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 182
Unknown Das Münzenlineal No. 13, threads are attached to a rule or stick, coins appear at end of threads
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 39
Unknown Die Faunmaske No. 17, devil mask that spews out coins
Related to 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 50
Unknown Die elektrische Ampel No. 19, apparatus hangs on threads, four coins appear one by one on it, electro magnet
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 54
Carl Willmann Das Münzen-Lineal ruler with four holes with threads through them with knots on both ends, four borrowed coins vanish and reappear at the ends of those threads
Oct. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 153
Antonio Molini, Carl Willmann Der bezauberte Fächer coin appears on edge of fan, mechanical
Apr. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 58
Carl Willmann Der Münzenstern six coins appear at points of star apparatus
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 40
A. J. Die Streichholzschachtel im Dienste der Magie uses of match box in magic tricks, back palm with matchbox
1. appearing silk
2. vanishing silik
3. color change with matchbox cover as secret tube
4. matchboxes travel from one hat to another
5. vanishing matches
6. coin travels from box to box
7. double color changing silk in rolled up paper, silk to paper streamer
8. appearing spring flowers
July 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7) 101
Geo Welli Ein neuer Lichtanzünder gimmick to light a candle, made from coin so gimmick is produced as finale
Inspired by Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 39
T. Nelson Downs The Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver coin travels under named object on table, then under all objects coin is found
Related to 1909 The Art of Magic 262
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplication of Money coins counted and amount changes, plate, coin holder
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 659
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplication of Money coins counted and amount changes, plate, coin holder
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 115
Unknown The Melting Coin coin vanishes and appears from fire of a candle (Robert-Houdin routine without credit)
1935 Coin Magic 8
Unknown A Coin Producing Fan gaffed
1938 Greater Magic 699
Unknown The Coin Easel for vanish and reproduction
1938 Greater Magic 700
Franklin V. Taylor Materialization coin appears with the help of a spring clothes-pin and a handkerchief
Variations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 91
Eddie Joseph The Super-Subtle Secret Introduction secretly loading a coin inside a match box, from clip position
1942 Coin and Money Magic 49
Eddie Joseph The Coin Lurk coin held back in match box drawer with match, can appear when set down with force
1942 Coin and Money Magic 52
Eddie Joseph The Roofer coin appear in match box, stuck to top
1942 Coin and Money Magic 53
Eddie Joseph The Slide Concealment coin under tabled match box drawer, shown empty
1942 Coin and Money Magic 53
Eddie Joseph The Coin in the Cookie
1942 Coin and Money Magic 107
Eddie Joseph Large Stack of Coins from Cup
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 34
Paul Morris Clothes Pin Mint signed coin vanishes and appears on a clothes pin
Sep. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 4) 14
Milbourne Christopher Match Book and Coin coin appears in torn up match book
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 61
Bruce Elliott Back To Back coin appears between two matchbooks
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 52) 215
Jean Hugard The Melting Coin coin is apparently bent with both and vanishes in the flame of a match where it is reproduced again
Aug. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 62
Franklin V. Taylor Materialization Coin appears with the help of a spring clothes-pin and a handkerchief
1945 My Best 195
Harry Solomon Betcha coin appears in match box, then a losing bet is made
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 142) 571
Edward Clinkscale, Eugene Taylor The Coin of Chomo Gama coin transforms vanishes and reappears, buddha papers
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 147) 589
Leslie Spiewak Lucifer's Sleight as "Les Spewack", coin is produced in a flash, matchbox
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 937
Unknown The Free and Ultimate Coinage of Silver coin is vanished, spectator selects object on the table under it is the coin. Then under all the objects is a coin
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 213
Walter Essman Squashed coin appears and vanishes from two rubber suction cups
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 259) 1036
Eddie Joseph The Bottle Cap coin vanish and appearance wicht sucker explanation using bottle cap
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 12
T. Nelson Downs, Dai Vernon Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver coins appear at the dinner table from everywhere
Related to 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 169
Jack Yeager Presto Coin Stand as John Yeager, coins can vanish or appear on stand under cover of handkerchief
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 16
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning Coin Fan coin is produced on a fan, repeated
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 24
Dino Mazza Half-Fast Surprise half dollar from paper which is too small to contain it
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 382) 355
Fred Lowe, Brian MacCarthy The Disappearing Hole slit in center of a paper, different coins disappear and reappear, based on MacCarthy's "The Disappearing Hole" in "Impromptu" from 1939, see also Jerry Andrus' "Zone Zero"
Related toVariations 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 216
Albert Spackman Merely A Beer Matter coin appears and vanishes between two coasters, bigger coin appears as a kicker
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 290
Sol Stone Miser's Dream Move
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 255
Alan Brown Ritual Coin dime covered with dollar bill, card and copper coin, the dime vanishes, dime appears under copper coin in Okito box, using coin attached to bill with Monofilament/thread
Apr. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 618
Harry Solomon "Wollen wir Wetten" coin appears in match box, then a losing bet is made
Also published here Oct. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 31
Jerry Mentzer One Cup and Coins coins produced from small metal cup, then coins travel from hand to cup one by one, two handlings

Inspired by
  • routine by John Murray
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 5
Unknown Coin Paddle coin multiplies on paddle
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 121
Horace E. Bennett Deluxe Ending for the "Money in the Bank Routine" coins are produced from a savings account passbook
1975 Bennett's Best 109
Unknown Changing Coin Slide small drawer with a hole, coin appears, box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 122
Unknown Double-Coin Drawer Box coins appear in drawer of a small box
1976 Classic Magic with Apparatus 128
Punx Die Zauberfächer story routine with coins appearing on paddles
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 37
Jerry Andrus Match Book Magic routine with match book and coin
1977 More Sleightly Slanted 8
Jerry Andrus Slot Machine file card with slit
1977 More Sleightly Slanted 19
John F. Mendoza The Lump of Coal (TLC) lump of coal appears under fez after short coin interlude, then hat is full of pennies
Inspired byVariations 1978 The Book of John 83
Unknown The Coin Star five coins appear on ends of star
Related to 1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 126
Unknown Enchanted Coin Vase (Dream Coin Vase), coin vanishes and returns from small vase
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 134
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Coin Production Frame four coins appear inside a frame
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 162
Unknown Maggie's Nite Out die box with coin, marked coin appears in wooden slide
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 169
Eddie Joseph Back Again coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 20
Karl Fulves Replica No. 25, four coins on table, one chosen and put in envelope, it duplicates in envelope, equivoque with written instructions
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 37
Shigeo Takagi Coins and Coasters four coins travel from hand to between two coasters, four more coins appear
Also published here Dec. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 426
Jim Snapp Coin Slide routine with coin slide prop (slide with circular recess is put in and out of drawer)
Related to 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1305
Bob Hummer Salty Dimes coin vanish with salt shaker, instead of vanish coin multiplies
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 3
Ken De Courcy Coin Production inside paper fortune teller fold
1980 Blue Spotitis 6
Ben Harris Washout Wonder routine for Dusheck's props, coin from washer, coin through hole of washer becomes small coin and vanishes
Inspired by
  • "Washout" (Steve Dusheck, marketed item)
1981 Magic from which Memories are Made! 26
Horace E. Bennett The Fourth Dimension paper with slit, coins appear and disappear
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Third Hole" in "The Gen" May, 1968
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 31
Derek Dingle Combustible Cash with matches
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 184
Steve Beam Pandora's Box coins appear in box
1982 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume II 44
Steve Beam The Bottomless Box fifteen coins produced from one box
1982 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume II 47
Phillip Young Coin Spray coin appears with use of aerosol spray
1982 Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 31
Phillip Young Coin Stamp coins produced with stamp on close up map, then large mint is molded from rubber stamp
Related to 1982 Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 69
Bobby Bernard Illusion spoon, sound of hitting a coin is produced, then a coin
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 14) 262
Stephen Tucker Zap small piece of paper is put in cloths pin and ignited, a coin appears in a flash, see also p. 388 for comments by Phil Goldstein
Related toAlso published here 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 308
David Britland Shocker paper burns in a flash and becomes a coin
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 329
Meir Yedid Production of a Coin with Flash Paper
1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 12
Unknown Coin Star five coins appear on ends of star
Related to 1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 186
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley Coin Stand four coins on triangular stand, vanish and reappear on stand again
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 197
Unknown Flight Of The Coins Klingl, glasses placed on stands, are covered with tubes, coins travel from one to the other
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 228
Michael Ammar Flash Coins coins appear in pyro flashes, with lighter
Also published here Nov. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 841
Steve Beam Coins in Bottle 57 cents produced from a Heinz 57 Sauce bottle, see Addendum for additional ideas
Related to 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 2) 34
Michael Ammar Flash Coins three coins appear from flame of lighter, then lighter changes into fourth coin, topit
Also published here 1983 Encore III 11
Doug Bennett Silver Sponge four coins vanish with sponge and are wrought out again, then large silver spoon appears, shell
Variations 1983 Encore III 64
John Kennedy Multiplying Coins four half dollars produced, some from under close-up mat
1983 Lecture III 5
David Gripenwaldt Door to Infinity coin vanishes and reappears in metal ring
Related to 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 76
Randy Tanner The Magician's Piggy Bank four half dollars travel into card case, as climax it is full with forty-two coins
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 79
David Roth John Ramsay's Cylinder and Coins (With Edge Grip)
1985 Expert Coin Magic 95
David Roth The Micrometer Standing production, vanish and transformation routine
1985 Expert Coin Magic 294
Unknown The Money Tree No. 35, classic newspaper tree, coins are shaken out of it
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 61
Johnny Lindholm The Magic Napkin torn off pieces from a napkin change into coins
1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 3) 4
Alfonso Tiecoon from spectator's tie two coins and a jumbo coin are produced
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11&12) 9
Michael Rubinstein Matchbox Treasury using matchbox
Variations June 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 6) 1501
Christoph Borer Spare in der Zeit.... bill transforms into coin, then a mini piggy bank appears from which a lot of coins are produced
Also published here 1988 Seminarheft 13
Jason Krumholtz The Color of Money using crayon box
Aug. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 8) 1669
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Outboxed coin through table upwards into matchbox, also as coin through ceiling downwards
1989 Money Moves 25
Karl Fulves, Brian MacCarthy Hyper Banking No. 88, slit in center of a paper, coin disappears and reappears
Inspired by
  • MacCarthy's "The Disappearing Hole" in "Impromptu" from 1939
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 129
John Hotowka TLC MK II ball appears under plant pot after short coin interlude, then pot is full of pennies
Inspired by 1989 The British Close-Up Magic Symposium 1989 21
Michael Close The Origami Bunny
  • Folding the Bunny
  • The Opening Bit
  • For Children (mini hat production)
  • For Adults #1 (coin production)
  • For Adults #2 (ear torn and restored)
  • Glossary of Origami Terms
1990 Workers Number 1 6
Bob Kohler Brass-Ackwards Production four coins produced from Boston Box at once
1990 Impossibilia 94
Gary Ouellet The Silverdust Load with silverdust shaker
1990 Close Up Illusions 127
Shigeo Takagi The Oriental Coins four coins vanish and appear between two bowls one by one
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 55
Stephen Tucker Tucker's Zap small piece of paper is put in cloths pin and ignited, a coin appears in a flash
Also published here Jan. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 1) 30
Steve Dusheck Magnetic Chinese Ring Illusion coin vanishes when covered with rings (à la Wisenheimer Coin Trick), reappears, penetrates into plastic card case
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 27
Steve Dusheck Solar Rebate dime appears in empty plastic box
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 85
Steve Dusheck Coin Appearance in Clear Box silvery disk gaff on box to make it appear empty
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 23
Johnny Lindholm Die Magische Serviette corner of paper towel torn off, transforms into coin, repeated twice
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5) 61
Muneo Yokoi Paper Purse Purse printed on piece of paper, can open the purse and produce coins and bank notes from it
1993 Volum 5 Lecture Note 22
Joe Rindfleisch Liquid Silver small bottle with liquid silver with a straw four coins are produced
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 1002
J. W. Sarles Coaster Coast routine with Coin Coaster prop and two blank cards
1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 125
David Acer Cord Coin Holder rope taken out of small purse, four coins produced from rope
Also published here 1995 Natural Selections 45
Curtis Kam Coffee and Dough bill torn and both halves crumbled up for short cups and balls routine, restoration and load of coins
1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 107
Lou Gallo Coins of the World production of twelve coins plus four jumbo coins from Okito box
Inspired by
  • Paul Cummins routine
1996 Lou Gallo: The Underground Man 35
Al Stevenson Geld-Verdoppelung one coin becomes two with piece of paper
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 75
Thomas Fraps The Tweezers three-coin production using tweezers, tweezers change into last coin
1998 The Book 17
Flip Hallema Flip-Stick Move used as a transformation in this context
1998 The Book 18
Joshua Jay Fold Up Fooler Picture of coins on paper becomes real coins
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 37
Joshua Jay Fold-Up Fooler Piece of paper with coins printed on it, folded up and reopened to reveal four real coins (paper folding inspired by Flash Cash, marketed by Bob King)
1999 Magic Atlas 33
Joshua Jay Paintbrush Penetration Paintbrush and coin routine - coin vanishes and appears, paintbrush disappears and jumps behind ear, finally paintbrush penetrates coin
1999 Magic Atlas 135
Helge Thun Der Trickfilm film changes into bill in film canister, then canister is filled with coins
Inspired by 2000 Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 17
Masklyn ye Mage Geomancy tray with sand, smoke appears when wand is pulled through sand, a gold coin appears in sand
Also published here
  • The New Invocation, Dec. 1990
Oct. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 10) 43
John Cornelius Hot Silver flash paper to coin
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 101
David Regal Easy Alchemy using box
2002 Constant Fooling 2 200
Giovanni Livera Shaker and Silver three coins appear and travel around with salt shaker and knife
Inspired by Feb. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 2) 42
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2003 Collexion 7
Dave Campbell Inflation five cards with different currencies printed on them put on table, balloon blown up to represent inflation (!), pound card has vanished from packet and fifty pence piece drops out of balloon when burst
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 371
Eric Jones Flash Coins Re-Lit three coins appear in fire flashes, the vanish again with lighter and reappear in purse
Inspired by
  • "Flash Coins" (Chad Long's Magic Video, 1997)
Nov. 2005 Antinomy (Vol. 1 No. 4) 22
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2006 Tangled Web 9
Christoph Borer Spare in der Zeit bill transforms into coin, then a mini piggy bank appears from which a lot of coins are produced
Also published here 2006 Compilation 42
Martin Gardner A Tabletop Miser's Dream with one coin an styrofoam cup with slit
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 38
Brian Nordstrom Constant Returns cake spread/spatula with coins fixed onto it with rubber band is used for paddle routine, bill appears under bands
July 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 7) 22
Camille Gastine Box O' Plenty unusual four-coin production with Okito box, coins appear in a row on the table with box and lid under two of the coins
Nov. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 11) 22
Curtis Kam Remain in Light Hanging Coins routine with a small flashlight as part of the routine
Inspired by 2007 By All Means 4
Donny Orbit It Takes Money to Make Money empty paper coin-roll becomes full with coins
Nov. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 11) 24
Troy Hooser Coins and Hat Three coins produced and vanished, then about a dozen coins are produced and dropped into a hat
2010 Moments 34
Luis Piedrahita Cuatro Monedas y una Esponja four coins vanish with sponge and are wrought out again
Inspired by 2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 80
Patrick Page The Mini-Money Miracle rolled-up bill travels under cup, then stack of coin appears under cup
2011 Magic Page by Page 251
David Acer Money Flies rope taken out of small purse, four coins produced from rope, then each coin travels into glass, last changes into many smaller coins
Part 1: Cord Coin Holder
Part 2: Flight of the First Coin
Part 3: Flight of the Second Coin
Part 4: Flight of the Third Coin
Part 5: Hands-Free Coin-to-Glass (Richard Sanders)
Part 6: Through the Hand
Part 7: From Pocket to Glass
Part 8: Through the Glass
Part 9: From Another Pocket to Glass
Part 10: The Big Finish
Also published here 2011 More Power to You 93
David Acer Gift of the Magi business card with Christmas tree on back shown, presents appear on it, one is taken out of the picture and a child finds a coin in it
2011 More Power to You 171
Chris Westfall Magnetic Steal A marked penny is mixed around with other pennies in the card box, marked coin is secretly stolen out of the box
2013 Calculated Chaos 22
Jan Logemann Three-Layered Silver (Dreilagiges Silber)
paper snippets turn into coin when burned in a flash, one-coin routine, jumbo coin, more coins appear
2013 Stand-Up Fantasies 14
John Kennedy Coin Opener apparently shaking coins out of sleeve
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 3) 346
Geoffrey Latta Okito Arrives from Boston empty coin box fills itself with coins, box switch
Also published here 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 225
Michael Rubinstein Matchbook Treasury Redux
  • Phase One: Coin Production
  • Phase Two: Copper-Silver Transposition
  • Phase Three: Coins to Matchbox
  • Phase Four: Coins to Watch
  • Phase Five: Ending
Inspired byAlso published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 15, dvd
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 118