131 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Transposition / Copper/Silver / with Spectator
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To make a marked Florin and Penny, wrapped in separate Handkerchiefs, change places at command including variation with spectator's and performer's hands instead of handkerchiefs
1876 Modern Magic 163
T. Page Wright Coin Transposition two coins dropped in two hands of spectators, two of those transpose
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 24
Unknown The Dime and the Penny
1938 Greater Magic 685
Kent Arthur Ten and One shell
1939 The Jinx (Issue 67) 466
Eddie Joseph Unfair Exchange half dollar given to spectator, performer grabs same half dollar from air, quarter found in spectator's hand
Related to 1942 Coin and Money Magic 77
Eddie Joseph The Scotchman and the Jew half dollar and quarter transpose between two spectators
1942 Coin and Money Magic 79
William S. Houghton A Shell Coin Routine two spectators hold one coin each
  • Variation
1943 The Magic 36 46
John Scarne Silver and Copper Trick coin through pocket follow up
1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 18
J. B. Bobo, James G. Thompson Jr. Silver and Copper
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
1947 Watch This One! 108
Al Leech Copper And Silver ungaffed extra coin
1952 Manipulating with Leech 6
Unknown, James G. Thompson Jr. Copper and Silver Transposition all with copper/silver coin
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
Also published here 1952 Modern Coin Magic 243
Hen Fetsch Up Their Sleeve coin in spectator's sleeve and magician's sleeve transpose, copper/silver
1952 Modern Coin Magic 250
Hen Fetsch Buddha's Coin silver coin is sandwiched between two copper coins, it transposes with a copper coin wrapped in Buddha Papers, double facer
Also published here 1952 Modern Coin Magic 252
U. F. Grant Phantom Coins in spectator's breast pocket, see page 342 for idea by G. E. Hill
Also published here 1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 375) 327
Nate Leipzig Copper and Silver Transposition with extra coin, both hands given to spectator, in hand of performer and spectator
Related to 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 129
Edward Marlo Copsil copper coin introduced later (originally from Linking Ring)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 364
Edward Marlo Copsil II - Stand-Up Version with "Alternative Stand-Up Ending"
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 367
U. F. Grant The Phantom Coins two methods
Also published here 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 481
Eddie Joseph Red and Green red and green labels stuck on two borrowed coins, four-phase routine, traveling from hand to hand, then three transpositions with spectator
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 120
Roland Hurley, Richard Himber Chinese Enigma dollar and ribbon in spectator's pocket, chinese coin in hand, they change places, reconstructed from an advertisement description of Richard Himber
1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 101
Jules DeBarros Classical Coin Transposition coins in spectator's and performer's hand change places, two phases
1971 The Coins of Ishtar 32
Joseph M. White Charlatan Chips two poker chips, one chip sticks to hand
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 263
Willie Schneider Penny Inflation small coin transposes with large coin in spectator's hand and grows
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 283
Fred Kaps Sun & Moon in Spectator's Hand
VariationsAlso published here 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 8
Horace E. Bennett The Half Crown Affair american penny and half crown in hand, one placed in pocket & travels back, transposition with spectator in which one coin grows
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 68
John Benzais 11¢ Transpo transposition between marked penny and dime, spectator holds one coin under table, secret use of nickel
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 721
Karl Norman Change for a Penny transposition between penny and silver dollar, penny in handkerchief where it grows to dollar size, then giant penny
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 21
Francis Carlyle Copper-Silver Transpo
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 43
Jerry Mentzer Penny - Penny - Who Has the Penny? silver dollar into spectator's hand, penny into his own hand, now performer has dollar and spectator dollar-sized penny
1975 Super Cents 3
Larry Jennings Twenty Two Cent Trick
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 1
Steve Dusheck Copper-Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 30
Harry Lorayne Copper and Silver
  • For Two Spectators
  • For One Spectator
1977 The Magic Book 172
John Benzais Super Transpo penny and dime tranpose, one held by spectator, secret use of nickel
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 25
Karl Fulves Double Express marked coin in inside jacket pocket (dropped into sleeve) transposes with another coin in spectator's hand
1977 The Magic Book 94
John C. Wagner Silver and Copper Transposition
1978 7 Secrets 53
John Scarne John Scarne's Copper to Silver
1978 Introduction to Coin Magic 137
Emil Jarrow Nickel and Dime or Penny Routine
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 154
Fred Kaps Sonne und Mond in der Hand des Zuschauers (Silber und Kupfer)
Also published here 1978 Fred Kaps Lecture 10
John Benzais Coin Transposition transposition between two different-sized coins, secret even bigger coin under table
Related to Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 12
Unknown The Classic Copper/Silver Transposition
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 172
Jon Brunelle Untouched c/s coin, visual
Aug. 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 8) 238
Steve Dusheck Copper/Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1980 ca. Lecture No. 1 15
Steve Dusheck Copper/Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1980 ca. Lecture Notes 12
Daryl Martinez The Coinditional Coin Game copper silver transpo in spectator's hand after a gag
Variations 1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 55
David Roth Digital Copper/Silver spectator holds copper/silver coin
VariationsAlso published here 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Frank Garcia, Francis Carlyle Copper and Silver Transposition ungaffed extra coin
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 32
Nate Leipzig 2nd Phase to Silver & Copper Transposition
Related to 1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 34
Michael Rubinstein Penny-Silver Coin Transposition coin in spectator's hand changes into another coin
Inspired by 1982 Intermediate and Advanced Coin Technique 87
Curtis Kam Inferential C/S Transposition off-beat use of copper-silver-coin
Related toVariationsAlso published here Mar. 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 3) 753
Michael J. Gerhardt Ultra C/S Transposition chinese coin and half dollar, as climax only the hole transposes
Nov. 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 11) 847
Geoffrey Latta Fisting C/S visual change on back of spectator's hand, shell
Variations 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 10) 81
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez The Bent Copper-Silver Transposition one coin is bent, in spectator's hand
Also published here 1983 The Magic Hedonists Brainstorm In The Bahamas 72
Tom Mullica One-O-One routine with transposition, transformation, finger-through-coin, jumbo coin
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 43
David Roth Fugitive Coins transposition of two different-sized coins
Inspired byAlso published here 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 195
Jon Racherbaumer Coin-Umbrage see also "Credits and References" at end of book
Also published here
  • MUM, Nov. 1977
1984 At The Table 20
David Roth Digital Copper/Silver spectator holds copper/silver coin
Also published here 1985 Expert Coin Magic 73
David Roth The Fugitive Coins transposition of two different-sized coins
Also published here 1985 Expert Coin Magic 156
Albert Goshman, Dai Vernon Copper/Silver credit information, half dollar held by spectator changes places with copper coin, then vanishes and reappears under salt shaker.
1985 Magic By Gosh 47
Ben Harris Silverdust Transposition
1985 Out Of His Mind! 122
Howard Schwarzman Spectator Grabs Copper/Silver Coin coin balanced on finger, spectator grabs it
1985 Out Of His Mind! 122
James Lewis Once More with Feeling repeat phase for copper/silver transposition
Inspired by 1985 Thinking About Magic 6
Larry Jennings The Spectator Cops The Silver with c/s Coin
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 8
Larry Jennings Visual Copper And Silver
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 78
Larry Jennings Orient Express Chinatown Transposition handling, shell, possible with spectator's hand
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 113
Bruce Burrell Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by Jan. 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 1) 1160
John C. Wagner The Real 2 Copper 1 Silver routine for Two Copper/One Silver or copper/silver/brass set
Related to 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 92
Gary Kurtz Vice Versa, Versa Versa copper/silver transposition, both change to Chinese as climax, with wand
1987 To the Point 12
Unknown, James G. Thompson Jr. Copper and Silver Transposition
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
Also published here 1988 Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 7
Hen Fetsch Buddha's Coin silver coin is sandwiched between two copper coins, it transposes with a copper coin wrapped in Buddha Papers
Also published here 1988 Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 18
Gary Kurtz Constant Return with "mine"/"yours" written on coins
1990 Unexplainable Acts 20
Gary Kurtz Four-Fisted Copper/Silver - Transformation Combo
Related to 1990 Unexplainable Acts 35
John Bannon Silver/Silver Transposition half dollar and quarter transpose
1990 Impossibilia 104
Eric A. Maurin Penny Candy with small coins, handful of change
1991 Life Savers 73
Gary Kurtz Relentless - Part One
  • 1. Introducing the Purse Frame
  • 2. Producing the First Two Dollars
  • 3. Producing the Second Two Dollars
  • 4. Producing the Penny
  • 5. Replacing the Penny into the Purse Frame
  • 6. The Double Transposition
  • 7. Replacing the Penny in the Purse Frame (Again)
Related to 1991 Relentless 2
Andy Leviss Pocket Change extra coin
May 1992 Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 5) 2068
Michael Close Chicken Teryaki coin through hand, c/s transpo
1993 Workers Number 3 89
Ray Kosby, William Goodwin Surgical Copper/Silver
Inspired by
  • "Copper/Silver Metamorphosis" (John Hostler, Linking Ring July 1987, Vol. 67 No. 7, p. 71)
1993 Notes from the Batcave 5
Justin Higham Crossover Coins two copper and two silver coins
1993 Expansions 12
Steve Hook Silver Thief coin under playing card transposes with coin in hand twice, then the one from the hand travels to join the one under the card
Inspired by 1994 Wonderful Routines of Magic — The Second Addendum 171
Gary Kurtz Relentless - Part One
  • Arriving at the Table
  • 1. Introducing the Purse Frame
  • 2. Producing the First Two Dollars
  • 3. Producing the Second Two Dollars
  • 4. Producing the Penny
  • 5. Replacing the Penny into the Purse Frame
  • 6. The Double Transposition
  • 7. Replacing the Penny in the Purse Frame (Again)
1995 ca. Relentless (revised edition) 2
Michael Ammar, Daryl Martinez, Paul Harris The Bent Copper-Silver Transposition one coin is bent, in spectator's hand
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas) 141
Curtis Kam Copper/Silver Flurry copper coin given to spectator, flurry routine with silver coins, then transposition
  • Handling A
  • The Flurry Sequence
  • Handling B (gaffed coin)
1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 43
Joe Rindfleisch Through the Shot Glass spectator holds one coin in shotglass
June 1997 Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2803
Ken Krenzel Pocket Passport first in performers hands, then in spectator's hand and pocket
Variations 1997 Ingenuities 75
John Benzais Gefühlssinn transposition between two different-sized coins, secret even bigger coin under table
Also published here 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 3) 116
Doug Conn Copper, Silver, Brash copper and silver coins transpose three times, hands, then with table or spectator, then with coin purse
1999 Tricks of my Trade 43
Jerry MacGregor Coincident five phases of copper and silver transposition between hands and pocket, also spectator's hand, using two double-sided coins
1999 Real World Magic 211
Chad Long Ninja Copper/Silver
2000 Some Other Stuff... 3
Don Alan Scotch and Soda Coda
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 81
Thomas Fraps Flashback-Clip two copper coins are in performer's fist, a silver coin is dropped onto spectator's palm, the instantly transpose asymmetrically
Aug. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 8) 66
Vernon Winiecke Transpo Coins coin inside spectator's fist visually transposes with coin on top of his fist
Inspired by
  • "Pennys Thru Table" (Tony Kardyro)
Related to
2000 Discoverie (Issue 4) 53
Don England The Town Fool coins transpose and grow, Jumbo Coin Climax, with variation by Kevin Kelly
2001 Don England's Paradox 2
R. Paul Wilson Inslow Copper Silver copper and silver coin transpose three times
2001 Omerta 8
Marc DeSouza Copper/Silver My Way
2001 DeSouza's DeCeptions 57
Ben Harris Epic Flight coin with black cross drawn on it transposes with coin without cross, dry erase marker
Apr. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 4) 30
Bob King Soft Touch Copper/Silver with sleeving
2003 New Magician Foolers 5
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2003 Collexion 7
Reed McClintock Twilight Zen 3 copper coins and 3 half dollars transpose between performer's hands and in spectator's hands.
2004 Knuckle Busters Vol. 5 10
Vanni Bossi Chinese Quarter Routine...and More transposition routine, using double facer (china/silver)
2005 Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 9
Eric Mead A Fine Howdy Do lighter produced, flame turns to quarter, switches with copper in spectator's hand
2006 Tangled Web 9
Tony Kardyro Copper-Silver coin on spectators hand is covered with matchbox and transposes with coin inside matchbox
Related toVariations 2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 41
Michael Powers Ten To One with visible transformation on spectator's hand, magnetic shell
2006 Power Plays 179
Andrew Galloway Cut-Price Copper and Silver no extra coin
2006 Diverting Coin Magic 25
Jörg Alexander Weber Die Münzwanderung half dollar in spectator's hand transposes with china coin with hole
Inspired by 2008 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 21
Tom Stone Protection Against Chameleons idea
Inspired by 2010 Vortex 26
Oliver Meech Mouthy Transposition Coin in magician's mouth changes places with coin in spectator's hands, copper/silver transpo
2010 Plot Twists 36
Oliver Meech Performing Dogs Copper/Silver transpo routine with engraved dog tags
2010 Plot Twists 40
Earl "Presto" Johnson Jumbo Copper/Silver penny transposes with silver dollar in spectator's hand, penny grows to silver dollar side in his hand
Also published here Dec. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 12) 74
Luis Piedrahita Cobre / Plata Para Aberroncho y Lanzagranzas three times copper and silver coins change places, first in performer's hands then with a glass and finally in the hands of the spectator
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 44
Scotty York The Classic Copper/Silver Coin Transposition extra coin
Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 53
Benjamin Earl Metal Switch "or To Swapeth a Penie and a Groat"
2015 Switch 10
Vanni Bossi Stick It to Them coin stuck to performer's forehead with tape transposes with coin in spectator's hand
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 168
Kainoa Harbottle A Token of My Affection
  • By Means of Metal
"or a Coin Trick to Cry Over", using coin with emotional engravings
Inspired by Sep. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 9) 42
John Guastaferro Chip Off the Old Daley red and black poker chip transpose, then red and black aces placed on top of chips transpose
2017 En Route 63
Paul Vigil Copper/Brass/Silver asymmetric transposition, transposition with spectator holding a coin, the coins vanish
  • Phase 1: Three Wise Men & the Setting Sun
  • Phase 2: An Unwitting Examination
  • Phase 3: Going, Going, Gone!
2017 The Doors of Deception 121
John C. Wagner J. C. Wagner's Handling
Related to 2017 The Doors of Deception 131
Geoffrey Latta Gulliver's Transpo penny transposes with dollar in spectator's hand which is shown to be a jumbo penny, dollar grows as well
Inspired by
  • unpublished Earl "Presto" Johnson routine
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 174
Geoffrey Latta Fisted coin in spectator's hand transposes with coin on top of spectator's fist
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 177
Geoffrey Latta Slow-motion Copper-Silver Transposition
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 255
Curtis Kam Quartermaster six quarters and one copper coins put in spectator's hand, three travel to performer's hand one by one, copper coin transposes with a quarter
Inspired by Jan. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 1) 47
Earl "Presto" Johnson Jumbo Copper/Silver penny transposes with silver dollar in spectator's hand, penny grows to silver dollar side in his hand
Also published here 2017 Preserving Mystery 148
Johnny Thompson Presto Chango two silver coins change to copper in performer's hand, then one back to copper, transposition with spectator
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 43
Johnny Thompson, Dai Vernon Copper Silver Transposition coin travels to other hand to show both empty, then transposition with second coin and spectator's hand, extra coin
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 75
Scott Robinson Changing Hands spectator A holds English penny, spectator B holds Chinese coin, performer cause half dollar to transpose with A’s English penny, then performer makes his (now) English penny transpose with B’s Chinese coin
2018 Pure Imagination 181
Michael Rubinstein Handy Copper-Silver Transposition
Inspired by
  • handling in Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 101
Jeremiah Zuo You Never See It When It Goes intro to preliminary transposition phases
Dec. 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special) 28
Jeremiah Zuo The "Almost" Transposition coin held by performer changes, spectator sees same coin in her hand and performer's coin changed back when he looks again
Dec. 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special) 29
Jeremiah Zuo A Real Transposition
Dec. 2021 The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. Christmas Special) 31
Max Malini Copper-Silver Transposition extra coin
2022 Max Malini 129
Nate Leipzig Leipzig Follow-Up with extra coin, both hands given to spectator, with anecdote as told by David Roth
Related to 2022 Max Malini 131
Ken De Courcy Coin Game Climax coin transposition
Also published here
  • The New Pentagram, Nov. 1988
2022 Max Malini 383