41 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Penetration / String
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Stanley Collins The Tale of a Till coins on string become free under handkerchief
1920 42
Coin and String coin with hole penetrates string held by spectators
1935 42
Arthur Monroe Voodoo hole coin on string is put in box and hidden, lights turned out, in glowing light performer is seen to have box again and coin drops off cord, combined with card divination on blank card
Related toAlso published here May 1937
The Jinx (Issue 32)
208
Arthur Monroe Voodoo hole coin on string is put in box and hidden, light turned out, in glowing light performer is seen to have box again and coin drops off cord, combined with card divination on blank card
Also published here 1944 127
Arthur H. Buckley Chinese Coin Mystery chinese coin with hole penetrates string
Inspired by 1948 49
Ching-Chang-Chong = T'Sun-schynt-schö three disks with different colors, chosen color penetrates ribbon
1952
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 2)
17
Fred Kaps Ring Off String ring is released of a string behind a book
Related to 1960 (ca.) 7
Horace Goldin The Witch-Doctor's Coin chinese coin and string routine, two routines (originally from Sphinx)
1966 463
Stewart Judah A Copper and Silver Release coins threaded on string, penny and dime set
1966 468
Bob Ostin The Coin on the Pipe Cleaner coin with hole appears on pipe cleaner wrapped around hand
Variations 1968 21
Fred Kaps Ring Varia small ring or washer penetrates on and off cord
Also published here 1968 93
Roland Hurley Chinese Enigma dollar and ribbon in spectator's pocket, chinese coin in hand, they change places, reconstructed from an advertisement description of Richard Himber
Inspired by
  • Richard Himber advertisement
Also published here
Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
101
Ernst Bölliger, Bob Ostin Chinesische Münze + Pfeifenreiniger coin with hole appears on pipe cleaner wrapped around hand
Inspired by 1975
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 1)
14
Vanni Bossi, Anthony Brahams Hole-Due-Chination two coins with a hole, one penetrates a string in the spectator's hand
Mar./Apr. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8)
381
Steve Dusheck Coin and Cord coin with hole, slit
Also published here 1977 110
Sol Stone The Strung Coin hole coin penetrates string
Related to Mar. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 3)
30
Jon Brunelle Strung Too hole coin penetrates string
Inspired by Dec. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 12)
138
Karl Fulves Coin Problems (A) Chinese coin through trouser pocket directly onto ribbon, posed as problem
1978
Interlocutor (Issue 22)
84
Harvey Rosenthal Melt-Thru coin with hole penetrates on and off a shoelace, six phases with alternate ending, duplicate coin
1978 2
Frank Garcia 3 Ring Circus ring off rope move
1978 4
George Blake Chinese Coins and Rings Chinese coins on rope are released, using Himber Ring
1978 ca. 11
Steve Dusheck Coin and Cord coin with hole, slit
Also published here 1980 ca. 5
Steve Dusheck Coin and Cord coin with hole, slit
Also published here 1980 ca. 2
Sol Stone Hung Coin Coin on string
1981 108
Peter Kane On a Shoestring Chinese coin penetrates Okito Box onto string
Also published here
  • Northern Lights magazine
1982 100
Fred Kaps Ring Varia small ring or washer penetrates on and off cord
Related toAlso published here 1988 37
Aldo Colombini Kayak multi-phase routine with half dollar, Chinese coin, string, cards
  • Air Mail: two coins and two cards
  • Express Transposition: two coins and one card
  • Hands Only: without cards
  • Chinese Coin: a coin and a length of rope
  • Karate Chop: two coins from one
  • The Magnified Coin: climax for the routine (with magnifying glass)
Also published here Jan. 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 1)
15
Vanni Bossi Coin Magic 1 two china coins penetrate string repeatedly
June 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 4)
9
Alan Wakeling Cords and Coins close-up version of Grandmother's Necklace with coins with holes
1993 224
Aldo Colombini Kayak half dollar changes to Chinese coin under card, some card and coin things, Chinese coin travels onto string with knots
Also published here 1994 16
Vanni Bossi Hole-Due-Chination china coins penetrate string
1995 7
Vanni Bossi Hole-Due-Chination 3 china coins penetrate string
1995 23
Roland Hurley Chinese Enigma dollar and ribbon in spectator's pocket, chinese coin in hand, they change places, reconstructed from an advertisement description of Richard Himber
Inspired by
  • Richard Himber advertisement
Also published here
May 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 9)
73
Lance Pierce Recharmed, I'm Sure three coins penetrate a cord one by one
Inspired by
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
Variations
2010 70
Luis Piedrahita Las Monedas Escapistas four coins on a string travel one by one to other hand
Related to
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
2012
El Manuscrito (Vol. 5 No. 21)
656
Vanni Bossi Hole-Due-Chination two china coins penetrate string repeatedly
  • First Penetration
  • Second Penetration
  • Third Penetration
2016 123
张国洲 Jojo 迷人,中国,挑战 (Charming Chinese Challenge) Three coins melt off ribbon one by one, classic effect (actually looks nearly identical to Joshua Jay's)
2017 17
Alexander de Cova Hong Kong Koin coin through string
Inspired by
  • "Hong Kong Koin" (marketed by Ken Brooke)
2018 196
Avi Yap Threaded
Inspired by
  • "Charming Chinese Challenge" (Troy Hooser)
  • Ponta the Smith's routine, DVD Sick 2
2022 60
Scott Baird Flash Ribbon coin is hanging on string, string light and it burns in a flash, coin now hanging on red ribbon
June 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 6)
861
Christian Scherer Herausforderung Angenommen Chinese coin penetrate string, then three coins penetrate string one by one, last coin is repeated on coin not only penetrates but also vanishes in hand and appears with other coins, using a little box
Inspired by 2024 3