119 entries in Coin / Gaffed / Magnetic
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edwin Tabor Transmutation of Metal coin changes on palm of hand, magnet, Raven precursor
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 153
Dr. William Weyeneth Die Geldrolle finding marked coin among others in hat, followed by french translation "Le rouleau d'argent"
Mar. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 2) 1
Dr. William Weyeneth Das verschwindende Geldstück coin vanishes on table, with handkerchief, followed by french translation "La pièce envolée"
Mar. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 2) 2
Dr. William Weyeneth Zündholzschachtel und Geldstück coin penetrates matchbox, followed by french translation "La boite d'allumettes et la pièce"
Mar. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 2) 4
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty, Dr. William Weyeneth Fluidum coins and cigarette cling to deck of cards, followed by french translation "Fluide"
Mar. 1945 La Baguette Magique (Issue 2) 5
Arthur H. Buckley The Magnetic Pass with One or Several Coins magnetic holdout in trousers at back of leg
1948 Principles and Deceptions 76
Unknown 3. Die Durchdringung der Materie coin penetrates hand, with matchbook
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 1) 12
Dr. William Weyeneth Gagnez vos paris coin in bottle filled with water is removed under handkerchief without spilling, followed by german translation "Um Ihre Wette zu gewinnen"
Jan. 1948 La Baguette Magique (Issue 19) 5
Unknown The Magnet handlings for steel coin and magnet
1952 Modern Coin Magic 258
Milton Kort Vanish vanish of a steel coin, with magnet
1952 Modern Coin Magic 259
Dr. William Weyeneth Seltsame Wanderung einer Münze coin travels from one matchbox to another
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 4) 437
Dr. William Weyeneth Die springende Münze coin in glass vanishes, covered with handkerchief
1957 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 3) 503
Dr. William Weyeneth Der Portemonnaie Trick ten and twenty cent pieces, are either placed inside a purse, divination by performer
1960 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 6) 998
Fred Kaps Coin Vanish Under Card coin vanishes and reappears under card, with swivel magnet gaff
1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 5
Ben Maghy Karo und Karola small coin placed inside ring is covered with card and cork, coin vanishes and appears inside a matchbox
1965 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 5) 79
Gerald Kosky Penny-Thru two effects with steel pennies and postcard with magnet, coin to glass and coin assembly
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 12
Unknown Magnetic Coins
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 438
Unknown The New Quarter and Half Dollar Transposition gaffed version
Inspired by 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 439
Stewart Judah The Coins and the Matchbooks coins travel around underneath matchbooks
Also published here 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 452
Milton Kort Magnetic Stack of Quarters
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 457
U. F. Grant The Queen Bows coin penetrates tray and falls into glass underneath
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 482
Dr. William Weyeneth Das Fünferli an der Bureaunadel two signed coins are placed inside a glass with other coins, signed coins cling to paper clip on thread and are fished from glass
1968 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 1) 12
Dr. William Weyeneth Magische Feinkost peg on card used to cover coin, coin vanishes and appears again
1968 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 5) 91
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Coins Apart four copper and four silver coins are mixed in the hand, copper coins travel to the other hand, with a stick
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 109
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Spieler-Glück one of two coins penetrates glass
1969 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 2) 32
Dr. William Weyeneth Unmögliches möglich machen signed coin located blindfolded among other coins
1969 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 4) 75
Jörg Benz Eine kleine Münzenwanderung coin penetrates coaster
1969 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 5) 95
Ellison Poland Okito Box Innovations
  • magnetic base, coin through box application
  • magnetic lid
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 123
Ger Copper Speaking of Money half dollar changes to dollar and back, then to quarter and giant coin
1970 Magic from Holland 6
Roger Smith Will I Never Again coin is placed inside a triangle of matches and covered with a playing card coin vanishes
Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 7
Roger Smith A Simple But Quite Expensive Coin Routine You'll Like - Part 1 sandwiched coin in box penetrates box and hand, Jo-pro Box
Nov. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Cushing Strout Gaffed Coins coin through plastic case into glass from Okito box, magnetic
July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 431
Sam Schwartz Incredi-Box Magic combination of Boston & Okito box with shims in bottom and lid
  • Construction
  • Instant Push Through (coin through bottom of box)
  • Quick Change (four half dollars change to four quarters in box)
Related to Mar. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 510
J. W. Sarles A Coin Switch table edge, suggestions with magnetic or hook coin in "Added Notes", see also p. 679 for reference
Related to
  • "The Portcullis Coin Switch" (Abra #803)
Nov. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 569
Victor Torsberg Money-Back Guarantee magnetic coins unloaded on magnet in pocket
1972 Magick (Issue 42) 208
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Matrix magnetic coin and shimmed card
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 87
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins Thru Playing Cards repeat penetration of card, falls into glass underneath
Inspired by
  • J. H. Thompson's "A Good 5c Pass" (Linking Ring)
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 91
Marvin Johnson Okito Box Notes 4
Inspired by Oct. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 680
Ellison Poland Conjuring Coins Concocted
  • home-made copper-silver coin with foil impression
  • making magnetic coins
1973 Wonderful Routines of Magic — The First Addendum 77
Karl Fulves Money in the Bank penny dropped in piggy bank, then it turns out that piggy bank has no slit, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson
Feb. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 709
Jerry Mentzer One Cup and Coins coins produced from small metal cup, then coins travel from hand to cup one by one, two handlings

Inspired by
  • routine by John Murray
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 5
Unknown The Jo Pro Coin Box Okito box with steel insert, coin from hand to box, then through box and playing card
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 25
Jon von Gillern Drop Cop "Two with Coins"
playing card on glass, coin on top, other glass on top, card pulled out, coin drops in lower glass and changes to copper
Related to Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 859
Jerry Mentzer Magnetic Matrix
1975 Close Up Cues 19
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins thru Playing Card card rests on glass and coin repeatedly penetrates it and fall in glass
1975 Close Up Cues 24
Tom Fitzgerald 16c Mental X-per-a-ment three coins in a cup, turned over and only one drops out, repeated
1975 Magick (Issue 134) 668
Marshall Weinstein Witch's Coin marked coin among other coins is found in bag
Related to 1975 Magick (Issue 138) 687
Gene Castillon Magnetic Marlo Meets Okito shimmed Okito Box, magnetic copper/silver coin
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 58
Clayton Rawson, Walter B. Gibson, Jerry Ross Date Sense coins in handkerchief, one with specific date is found, several versions
1976 Magick (Issue 161) 802
Lewis Ganson, Bob Gill, Eddie Gibson, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Magnetic Coins uses of magnetic coins with Okito box
1. coin through box
2. box load (Bob Gill)
3. handlings with box and a card (Bob Gill)
4. Eddie Gibson's Coin Unique gaff set for vanish sequence
5. other magnetic materials (Rink)
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 11
Lewis Ganson Two Times Ten coin penetration with coin box and cigarette pack, using magnetic shell set "Coin Unique" (Eddie Gibson)
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 13
Bob Gill Box Clever coin through card into glass with Okito box, magnetic coins
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 18
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle II five film capsules, marked coin is placed in one and found by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 88
Stephen Tucker Music to My Ears coins in a box, box secured with rubber bands and held by spectator, chosen coin disappears and appears in performer's hand
1978 Close Up Sorcercy 5
Stephen Minch Dreams in the Witch-House water turns to blood (chemical) and back to water when stirred with a bone, coin travels to cloth bag in locked box, case moves on table uses Joseph Fenichel's "The Crawler"
Also published here 1979 Lovecraftian Ceremonies 27
Albert Verity Crawling 10p Piece coin moves on paper, magnetic
1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 49
Steve Dusheck By the Handful single penny changes into dime, then bunch of pennies change into dimes
Also published here 1980 ca. Lecture No. 1 2
Steve Dusheck By the Handful single penny changes into dime, then bunch of pennies change into dimes
Also published here 1980 ca. Lecture Notes 8
Ron Dowse Tidier coin vanish under handkerchief, magnet in tie
Also published here 1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 34) 657
David Himelrick Witching Rod paperclip is bent into miniature dowsing rod, finding half dollar coin in one of several envelopes, others contain pennies
Sep. 1984 Magick (Issue 339) 1693
Stewart Judah Münzen und Streichholzheftchen coins travel around underneath matchbooks
Also published here July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 149
Stewart Judah Eine Aufsitzer-Routine routine with coins and matchbook
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 150
Stewart Judah Der unsichtbare Münzenflug coin travels from cup to hand, then from box apparatus to cup
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 152
Pat Conway Coin and Tin Penetration
Also published here
  • Ron MacMillan's "Magic Info" of Oct. 1972
1987 The Pat Way to Con 144
Bob King Cig Through Quarter Get Away
1989 Magician Foolers 18
Ron Dowse Krawitschko coin vanish under handkerchief, magnet in tie
Also published here Oct. 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 1) 25
Michael Powers China Syndrome card repeatedly penetrates table, also into spectator's hands, then coin penetrates into spectator's hands, multiple handlings
Inspired by 1990 Top Secret Stuff 130
Keith Walker The Elusive Penny several coins, penny penetrates lid of matchbox, then travel to second lid
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 3) 10
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 10 magnet hidden in one-finger Sanada type gimmick
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 53
Steve Dusheck Innocent coin balanced on finger, touched with card, it instantly changes
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 11
Steve Dusheck Migration four coins assemble under one card one by one
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 14
Steve Dusheck Capital Pennyshment coin appears and reappears under any of three pill caps, monte/cups&balls
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 17
Steve Dusheck Inner Sanctum coin changes twice in plastic tube
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 23
Steve Dusheck Magnetic Chinese Ring Illusion coin vanishes when covered with rings (à la Wisenheimer Coin Trick), reappears, penetrates into plastic card case
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 27
Steve Dusheck Turnover Penny penny on card turns over, then is found glued onto card
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 30
Steve Dusheck 3 Mile Nukel paddle routine with coin
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 39
Steve Dusheck Concave Con coin looks smaller through lens, then it actually is smaller
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 42
Steve Dusheck Tumble Vision coin vanishes when covered with glass, can also penetrate, mouth covered with working surface paper
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 66
Larry Becker Mail Mental named number on label attached to coin, Lippincott coin box
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 217
Larry Becker Kliptomaniac three coins with different dates are sealed in three envelopes, performer divines dates, with variation
Also published here
  • in "M.U.M." February, 1987.
1992 Stunners! 239
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Coin Trick edited reprint from 1964, coin penetrates silk into glass twice
Inspired by
  • "The Marconick Coin Trick", ca. 1963
1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 11
Bob Gill Bob Gill on The Ken Brooke Coin Trick observations on Brooke's coin-through-silk and magnetic coins
Inspired by 1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 15
Frederick Braue Spirit Cartography - Version One
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 1
Frederick Braue Spirit Cartography - Version Two
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 3
Allan Ackerman A Clean Start choreography to have coins examined while holding out shell, magnetic ring
1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 10
Allan Ackerman, Looy Simonoff Some Put-Downs methods to release coin/shell from magnet Harlin ring
  • Slide Put-Down
  • Roll Over Put-Down
  • Looy's Put-Down
1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 13
Allan Ackerman Some Put-Ons getting shell from magnetic Harlin ring onto another coin
- In-Your-Hands-Put-On
- Tabled-Put-On
1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 16
Allan Ackerman A Good Pick-Up coin moved on table, simultaneously shell stolen off another coin, magnetic Harlin ring
1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 19
Bob King Coins Across using Miller hold-out
1999 Private Notes 7
David Acer Quartermain three coins penetrate a deck one by one that sits on top of a glass
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 164
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
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones The coin can coin into can
  • Variant 1 (with the prop)
  • Variant 2 (with no props)
2002 Ahead of the Pack 259
Wayne Dobson Coin Flux 2 two coins threaded together
Inspired by
  • "Coin Flux" (Wayne Dobson, Pro-File)
2002 Dobson's Choice 13
Hiroshi Sawa Mother and Daughter coins adhere to each other
Nov. 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 11) 49
Michel Huot Signed Quarter in Balloon
  • Part I: The Penetration
  • Part II: The De-Penetration
Variations 2003 Seven By Michel Huot 29
Don Nielsen Supercharged Silver ring changes to coin, involving a magnetic coin that is moved from sleeve to hand with magnetic pen
Related to 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 414
Jack Avis Triple Coin Penetration coin through handkerchief, again, then through glass
2006 Rara Avis 207
Michael Powers Ten To One with visible transformation on spectator's hand, magnetic shell
2006 Power Plays 179
Axel Hecklau One Coin coin vanish and reproduction
2008 "Details" 14
Stéphane Bourgoin Final Flight coin travels from one spectator's hand to another, magnet under band-aid
Inspired by
  • Richard Robinson's "Fixed Raven" in "Absolute Vanish"
Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 25
Stephen Minch Dreams in the Witch-House water turns to blood (chemical) and back to water when stirred with a bone, coin travels to cloth bag in locked box, case moves on table uses Joseph Fenichel's "The Crawler"
Also published here 2009 The Book of Forgotten Secrets 69
Wayne Houchin Expectation penny changes in dime in hand of spectator, magnet strap
June 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 6) 67
Troy Hooser Triple Threat Describes basic handlings for the Triple Threat gimmick by Todd Lassen, two shells and a coin that nests together with magnets
  • Simple Production
  • Three Coin Vanish
Related to 2010 Moments 63
Troy Hooser Wand Change Wand used to make three silver coins appear, then change to Chinese coins, uses magnetic coins
2010 Moments 75
Troy Hooser Breast Pocket Ditch Point to your face while ditching stack of coins into breast pocket of jacket, magnetic
2010 Moments 77
Troy Hooser Purse Stack Produce and vanish three coins with invisible purse, uses magnetic coins
2010 Moments 78
David Acer The Sock Catcher sock travels from dryer into change bag, then initialed coin does
  • Part One: Sockgate
  • Part Two: Coingate
Oct. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 10) 77
Jeff Prace Slo-Mo Coin coin cut, then the coin visibly moves along in-the-hand spread towards selection
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 56
Chris Westfall Magnetic Steal A marked penny is mixed around with other pennies in the card box, marked coin is secretly stolen out of the box
2013 Calculated Chaos 22
Jonathan Pendragon Magneto ring with magnet, for Miser's Dream
2013 The Magic Apple Live! 80
Mike Caveney The Nailed Card quarter to forehead with nailed coin, then presentation for invisible deck using fifty-two decks, card nailed to forehead
2013 Wonders 61
Christian Scherer Der kleinste 3D-Kopierer der Welt three different coins put in a coin box and they transform into china coins one by one
2014 Schlaglichter 50
Koudai Cointeger dollar is split in two half dollars, then in four quarters, then reversed back to a dollar
Mar. 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 3) 36
Jeff Prace Split Winnings
  • Left-Handed
scratch ticket is scratched and restored, using split coin gaff
Mar. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 3) 34
Jan Logemann An Anfang war 'ne Münze three coins appear and vanish, jumbo coin finale, pendulum, incorporating appearing sand in presentation
2019 Eine Inselbegabung tourt mit 52 Freunde 4
Motoki Kaido No RAVEN Replicate a RAVEN vanish using a split coin
2021 The Monster of the Secret Art 238
Ricardo Rodriguez Caudales por cabales multi-phase coin routine, three coins are produced, travel and vanish, using a glass and handkerchief
Inspired by 2021 Magia de altura y más 109
Joshua Jay The Wager
  • The River
four coins in hand transpose with a bill inside a purse
Inspired by
  • "Four Coin Trick" (Eugene Burger)
Apr. 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 4) 50
Unknown Covered Lapping multiple coins under cover of crossed arm, silent
Apr. 2022 Genii (Vol. 85 No. 4) 52