24 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Traveling / Matrix / One Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Milton Kort The Sympathetic Coin on handkerchief, one card, three silver & one copper, shell
Variations 1952 282
Derek Dingle Coin Assembly four copper coins vanish one by one in hand to reappear with silver coin under card
1971 ca. 7
Derek Dingle The 76c Assembly three silver and one copper coin assemble under a card, shell and double sided coin
July 1972
Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 1))
Horace E. Bennett Money in the Bank coin assembly with four coins and a photograph, savings account passbook and jumbo coin as kicker
1975 101
Paul Harris Free-Flight coins travel from hand to under card on table
VariationsAlso published here 1976 36
Paul Harris Free-Flight Revisited coins travel from hand to under card on table
Inspired by 1979 107
Irshaad Hussain, Paul Harris Quicksilver Flight
Inspired by Apr. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 4)
Camilo Vázquez Sympathetic Coins Variation using a credit card, coins change in the end
Inspired by 1981 16
Derek Dingle Fifty-Three Cent Assembly
1982 132
Stephen Tucker Quartet coin assembly with four coins and a card, with lapping
Apr. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Paul Cummins Second Billing using one bill (instead of card) and coins
Sep. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 9)
Justin Higham One By One half dollars change to pennies, half dollars travel under playing card
Sep. 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 9)
Chris Kenner Four in Hand Surprise coins travel under one card, then vanish and reappear in hand again
Mar. 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Paul Harris Free Flight
Also published here 1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act)
Skip Sansoucie E-Z Coin Matrix coins assemble under one card
Mar./Apr. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Paul Harris Free Flight coins travel from hand to under card on table
Related toAlso published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal)
Sean-Dylan Riedweg Tax-Free Flight three coins travel from hand to under card on table, last one under spectator's hand
Inspired by Dec. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 4)
Reed McClintock Strange Attractors two pennies and two quarters, a pair is under a card and one outside, they change positions and transpose around
  • Part I: Inversion
  • Part II: Swingers
  • Part III: Twin Transposition
May 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 5)
David Neighbors First Class Backfire four coins appear one by one under a card
2012 199
Tomoya Horiki Before Matrix (ビフォア・マトリックス) Four coins disappear with the help of a playing card, then backfire to four corners on the table
2017 34
Scott Robinson Big Bang four-coin matrix with one card, first coin vanishes and joins other beneath card, card split into two, last two coins join them one at a time, backfire finish, good follow-up for “Automated Teller Card” (p. 130)
2018 135
Carlos Vaquera, Jean-Pierre Vallarino Matrix - Troisième
2019 275
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Diagonal Coin Assembly four coins on table, card is used to vanish three of them, card placed onto table and fourth coin vanishes barehandedly, all coins reappear beneath card
2022 283
Scott Baird Joke Matrix four coins in square formation, one card on a coin, one-by-one assembly, suggested second phase: backfire routine by Shoot Ogawa (only effect description)
Inspired by
  • One-Card Backfire Assembly routine shown in lecture by Shoot Ogawa
July 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 7)