67 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 Innovative Magic No. 3 38
Roger Smith Scatter Coins Bonus page actually numbered "B4"
gaffed method with sticky card
Related to 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 40
Paul Gertner Reverse Assembly
Nov. 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 11) 265
David Arthur SeeSaw 'Sembly Four-card matrix and reverse
1981 CoinMagic 237
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1981 Encore II 15
Derek Dingle Four-Way Backfire Coin Assembly international coins
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 190
Tom Staton Reverse Color Channging Matrix matrix with flash-back, all coins change to other coins as kicker
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 50
Curtis Kam Inverted Matrix I
1982 All the World's a Stage 38
Curtis Kam Inverted Matrix II using two coins glued together
1982 All the World's a Stage 46
Mark Lefler Reversi
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 51
Aurelio Paviato Impromptu Reverse Matrix
Apr. 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 4) 764
Ray Mertz International Reverse Matrix
Variations Dec. 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 12) 857
Gene Castillon Purist Reverse Assembly international, shell and double-sided coin
1983 The Card Puzzle 14
Harry Levine All-American Reverse Matrix four different coins, no extra coin
Variations 1983 Encore III 30
Aurelio Paviato Impromptu Reverse Matrix four cards
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 93
Michael Powers International Reverse Matrix Plus
Inspired by 1983 Powerful Magic 59
Edward Marlo The Secret Agent
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 16
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1984 For Your Eyes Only 21
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1984 Striking Magic 18
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 446
Mike Gallo Divided Reverse Matrix two position-layout (instead of 4)
Apr. 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 4) 1191
Davide Costi, Toni Mantovani David's Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1987 For Friends Only... 64
Edward Marlo Simplex Reverse Matrix
Jan. 1988 Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 1) 1445
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 Magician Foolers 36
David Regal All-borrowed Reverse Matrix
Mar. 1990 Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 3) 1761
Bob Kohler Return to Spender reverse matrix with two cards
1990 Impossibilia 108
Michael Powers Twisted Reverse Matrix Hopping Half set, double shell
1990 Top Secret Stuff 136
Michael Powers International Matrix Reverse
Variations 1990 Top Secret Stuff 151
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1990 ca. How Magic Works 4
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 111
Homer Liwag Fast Four-Mation Matrix and reverse
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2) 1
Tony Cachadiña Inverse Matrix
1991 Lecture Notes 14
Aldo Colombini Gimmick matrix with backfire, special gimmick
1991 FISM Lecture Notes 12
Sheldon Lippman Quick Matrix/Instant Backfire
Sep. 1992 Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 9) 2116
Mark Lefler Reversi
1992 The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xliv
Allan Ackerman Another Reverse Matrix no extra coin
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 116
Paul Gertner Bounce Assembly and Reverse two cards, extra coin handling or shell handling
1994 Steel and Silver 45
Paul Gertner The Reverse Coin Assembly four cards
1994 Steel and Silver 50
Aldo Colombini Matrix for Lazy People
1994 The Close-Up Magic of Aldo Colombini 168
Mike Gallo Splatter Coins coins from one corner travel to four corners each, under four cards
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 57) 1088
Bob King Matrix Minus Two
1995 Opening Night Magic 35
Paul Cummins Reverse Matrix international, two cards
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part Two 35
Paul Cummins Four-Way Reverse Backfire
Inspired by 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 96
Dean Dill Tonight Show Matrix one-at-a-time matrix followed by backfire
1997 Intimate Miracles 9
George McBride Reversal Of Fortunes
Inspired by 1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 73
David Regal Four Plus Four Visual Reverse Matrix, only four coins and four cards
1999 Close-Up & Personal 147
Bob King International Backfire
Inspired by
  • "Matrix Minus Two" (Bob King, Opening Night Magic)
2000 Great Britain 2001 10
Bob King Underground Matrix slit in mat
Inspired by 2000 Great Britain 2001 17
David Williamson Reverse Matrix four coins, four cards
Also published here 2003 MagiFest ManiFest 4
Davide Costi, Toni Mantovani Reverse Matrix
Also published here 2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 121
Michael Powers Matrix Reverse Surprise reverse matrix with four half dollars, change into different coins as finale
2006 Power Plays 182
Mark Tams Two Card Backfire Matrix four coins
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 259
Tom Gagnon Just for Tenkai
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 178
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 Coinlang. 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 Pure Imagination 135
Dan Fleshman, Jim Surprise Surprise! Reverse Matrix Again
July 2019 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 2 (Winter #2)) 164
Joaquín Navajas JK Reverse Matrix
2019 Monedas Personales Y Más 131
Michael Powers Clarke's Third Law using three coins, two cards and a close-up pad circle
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 253
Carlos Vaquera Matrix - Premier four coins four cards with backfire ending, repeated with four coins and two cards
2019 The Illusioneer 265
Carlos Vaquera Matrix - Deuxième
Inspired by 2019 The Illusioneer 271
Michael Rubinstein Two Coin Monte (Two Card Reverse Matrix) credit information
Also published here
  • Knockout Coin Magic videos, 1986
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 252
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
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 The Session 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 The Monster of the Secret Art 33
Motoki Kaido Reverse Matrix Matrix + Reverse Matrix, four coins and four cards.
2021 The Monster of the Secret Art 48
Motoki Kaido Back Fire Assembly Matrix with Backfire ending. Four coins and two cards.
2021 The Monster of the Secret Art 57