72 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Traveling / Matrix / Reverse Matrix
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Jim Cozzens, Roger Smith, Wilbur T. Kattner, Van McGee, Gerald Edmunson Scatter Coins four coins in one corner under card, three cards in other corners, they distribute to other cards one by one until one coin is in each corner
Related to 1977 38
Roger Smith Scatter Coins Bonus page actually numbered "B4"
gaffed method with sticky card
Related to 1977 40
Paul Gertner Reverse Assembly
Nov. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 11)
David Arthur SeeSaw 'Sembly Four-card matrix and reverse
1981 237
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1981 15
Derek Dingle Four-Way Backfire Coin Assembly international coins
Related to 1982 190
Tom Staton Reverse Color Channging Matrix matrix with flash-back, all coins change to other coins as kicker
1982 50
Curtis Kam Inverted Matrix I
1982 38
Curtis Kam Inverted Matrix II using two coins glued together
1982 46
Mark Lefler Reversi
1983 51
Aurelio Paviato Impromptu Reverse Matrix
Apr. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 4)
Ray Mertz International Reverse Matrix
Variations Dec. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 12)
Gene Castillon Purist Reverse Assembly international, shell and double-sided coin
1983 14
Harry Levine All-American Reverse Matrix four different coins, no extra coin
Variations 1983 30
Aurelio Paviato Impromptu Reverse Matrix four cards
1983 93
Michael Powers International Reverse Matrix Plus
Inspired by 1983 59
Edward Marlo The Secret Agent
Winter 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1)
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1984 21
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1984 18
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1985 446
Mike Gallo Divided Reverse Matrix two position-layout (instead of 4)
Apr. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Davide Costi, Toni Mantovani David's Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1987 64
Edward Marlo Simplex Reverse Matrix
Jan. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 1)
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 36
David Regal All-borrowed Reverse Matrix
Mar. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 3)
Bob Kohler Return to Spender reverse matrix with two cards
1990 108
Michael Powers Twisted Reverse Matrix Hopping Half set, double shell
1990 136
Michael Powers International Matrix Reverse
Variations 1990 151
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1990 ca. 4
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1991 111
Homer Liwag Fast Four-Mation Matrix and reverse
June 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Tony Cachadiña Inverse Matrix
1991 14
Aldo Colombini Gimmick matrix with backfire, special gimmick
1991 12
Sheldon Lippman Quick Matrix/Instant Backfire
Sep. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 9)
Mark Lefler Reversi
1992 xliv
Chad Long Okito Revers-embly matrix type routine with Okito box in one corner under one of the cards, backfire
Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Allan Ackerman Another Reverse Matrix no extra coin
1994 116
Paul Gertner Bounce Assembly and Reverse two cards, extra coin handling or shell handling
1994 45
Paul Gertner The Reverse Coin Assembly four cards
1994 50
Aldo Colombini Matrix for Lazy People
1994 168
Timothy Wenk Reverse Coin Matrix
1994 16
Mike Gallo Splatter Coins coins from one corner travel to four corners each, under four cards
1995 1088
Bob King Matrix Minus Two
1995 35
Paul Cummins Reverse Matrix international, two cards
1996 35
Paul Cummins Four-Way Reverse Backfire
Inspired by Summer 1996 96
Dean Dill Tonight Show Matrix one-at-a-time matrix followed by backfire
1997 9
George McBride Reversal Of Fortunes
Inspired by 1998 73
David Regal Four Plus Four Visual Reverse Matrix, only four coins and four cards
1999 147
Bob King International Backfire
Inspired by
  • "Matrix Minus Two" (Bob King, Opening Night Magic)
2000 10
Bob King Underground Matrix slit in mat
Inspired by 2000 17
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 2003 4
Davide Costi, Toni Mantovani Reverse Matrix
Also published here 2004 121
Michael Powers Matrix Reverse Surprise reverse matrix with four half dollars, change into different coins as finale
2006 182
Mark Tams Two Card Backfire Matrix four coins
2012 259
Tom Gagnon Just for Tenkai
2013 178
Akira Fujii Fujii Reverse Assembly four cards and four coins
Inspired by
  • Joachim Solberg's "Reverse Matrix"
2013 165
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
Dan Fleshman, Jim Surprise Surprise! Reverse Matrix Again
July 2019
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2))
Joaquín Navajas JK Reverse Matrix
2019 131
Michael Powers Clarke's Third Law using three coins, two cards and a close-up pad circle
Inspired by 2019 253
Carlos Vaquera Matrix - Premier four coins four cards with backfire ending, repeated with four coins and two cards
2019 265
Carlos Vaquera Matrix - Deuxième
Inspired by 2019 271
Michael Rubinstein Two Coin Monte (Two Card Reverse Matrix) credit information
Also published here
  • Knockout Coin Magic videos, 1986
2020 252
Michael Rubinstein Quadra Coin Reverse Matrix different coins
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Magic Castle Notes, 1985
2020 258
Michael Rubinstein Ultra Reverse Matrix
2020 264
Carlos Vaquera Matrix Premier four coins assemble under one card with backfire, first with four cards, then again with two cards
Also published here
  • The Illusioneer
2020 18
Motoki Kaido Flashback Reverse Matrix, four coins and four cards, instant reverse assembly, uses KATSUKARE Steal. One coin visibly moved out from under the card, then sudden all the coins return back to starting position.
2021 33
Motoki Kaido Reverse Matrix Matrix + Reverse Matrix, four coins and four cards.
2021 48
Motoki Kaido Back Fire Assembly Matrix with Backfire ending. Four coins and two cards.
2021 57
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Reverse Coin Assembly card placed on four coins, three coins instantly disperse to other three corners on table
“Jean-Pierre devised this to follow “Diagonal Coin Assembly”, just described”
2022 288
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)