325 entries in Coin / Gaffed / Shell
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown A notable tricke to transforme a counter to a groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thin cover disc stuck onto it with wax to show both sides of coin (pre-shell), then disc stolen away and coin changes cleanly in one hand
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown A notable trick to transform a Counter into a Groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thin cover disc stuck onto it with wax to show both sides of coin (pre-shell), then disc stolen away and coin changes cleanly in one hand
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 46
Professor Hoffmann Multiplying Coins and Tricks therewith shell, one coin becomes three and one again
1890 More Magic 161
Unknown Coin Duplication making two out of one coin one-handed, shell
Related to 1890 More Magic 162
Professor Hoffmann The eight Coins and two Brass Covers four borrowed coins each under two brass covers, coins travel from one pile to the other, two shells, also done in hands of spectator without covers
1890 More Magic 165
Unknown Head or Tail showing whatever the spectator wants, double-sided coin & shell
1890 More Magic 171
Unknown Die Thalerwanderung one-ahead coins across with shell, performed with two cover tubes
Related to Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Unknown Die Thalerwanderung second part of description, including the traveling of a coin into the spectator's hand
Related to Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 36
Unknown Der Thaler als Trauring finger through coin, coin with hole starts out in a shell, one-handed
Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 85
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin stand, coin multiplication, shell with three thin coins inside
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 182
Unknown Thalerkrisis
Related to Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Professor Bellonie Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin production routine
July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 107
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Vermehrung der Thaler No. 4, one coin is used to produce multiple coins by breaking off a piece that turns out to be a new coin
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 23
Unknown Der Doppelthaler No. 4, shell and applications
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 11
Unknown Coin Duplication and Vanish with shell, vanish with standard fake pick-up of shell
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 12
Unknown Coin through Table coin thrown in full glass (or hat), penetrates glass and table, shell
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 13
Unknown Der Lochthaler No. 10, finger through coin, one-handed and two-handed handling, hole coin with shell
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 28
T.J. Crawford The Migratory Coins using a shell
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 23
Unknown Penny Changes to a Dime two pennies, one changes into dime
1935 Coin Magic 37
Unknown Penny and Dime dime covered by penny penetrates card and falls into glass, nesting coin gaff
1935 Coin Magic 38
Unknown Half Dollar and Penny coin transformation, unusual gaff
1935 Coin Magic 38
Unknown An Easy Trick coin travels under hat
1935 Coin Magic 41
Unknown Coin and String coin with hole penetrates string held by spectators
1935 Coin Magic 42
Unknown A Finger Gimlet
Variations 1935 Coin Magic 42
Unknown A Penetrating Coin coin penetrates plate and falls into glass
1935 Coin Magic 43
Unknown Silver to Bronze half dollar covered by drawer of a match box changes to penny and back
1935 Coin Magic 43
Unknown The Shell Coin fixing coin with shell with hair, spectator turns heads-up coin over under handkerchief, still heads-up
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 59
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Miniature Card and Coin miniature card printed between two coins
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 18
James G. Thompson Jr. Mystery on the Half Shell coin production, vanish and penetration of the pocket
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paper
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 336
Jerry Lukins The Homing Coins up the sleeve type, four coins to glass, shell
Variations May 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 12) 117
R. M. Jamison The $1.85 Trick nested shell set, chinese coin as surprise finish
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 151
Phil Huckabee Money Money Money six coins are produced and vanish again, on spectator's lapel
1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 396
Phil Huckabee The Penny-trating Coin one of two coins penetrates spectator's hand, penny/dime set
1947 Watch This One! 94
J. B. Bobo Mystery with a Shell Half short flurry, method to separate shell from coin
1947 Watch This One! 96
Ed Heyl Cork Coin coin that swims
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 150) 604
James G. Thompson Jr. Specious Specie lengthy coin transposition routine, then multiple coin production and vanish, with handkerchief
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 157) 630
Unknown The Hobo's Prayer penny changes into dime, with prepared matchbook
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 15
Jack Chanin Paddled with paddle, rubberband and coins
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 775
Stewart James Sqeeze Play coin through hole in poker chip and ring, with handkerchief, shell
1952 Modern Coin Magic 235
Stewart James Jimmy Valentine Picks a Lock two coins wrapped in handkerchief and the corner pulled through a padlock, one is named and that one is removed, nickel & penny set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 236
Stewart James Money Paper paper disc penetrates a stack of four pennies and ends up inside a business card, nickel & penny set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 237
Stewart James Almost a Transposition trasposition of dime and penny, as a kicker the dime transforms into two nickels, nickel & penny set, dime & penny set
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 238
Alfred Caroselli The Homing Coins three coins travel back under a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 239
Unknown The Circus Trick several coins vanish from a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 240
Unknown The 16¢ Vanish several coins vanish out of the hand, 21 cent shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 241
Rolland Hamblen 85¢ Through the Table (The $1.35 Trick) several coins through handkerchief and table, $1.35 shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 241
Unknown Liberty Head Half and U.S. Penny
1952 Modern Coin Magic 260
J. B. Bobo The Shell Half general remarks
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown Mystery with a Half Shell two coins, one appears and vanishes
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown Shell Split shell and coin are clipped in front palm, coin thrown, shell kept in position
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown How to Make Money one coin appears, two coins are rubbed together and one transforms into a quarter
1952 Modern Coin Magic 266
Dave Coleman Three Questions two half dollars - one has an X on one side - are rubbed together, the marked coin transforms to a quarter with an X on it
1952 Modern Coin Magic 268
Unknown Coin Through a Glass two coins in a glass, one coin travels visually into the other glass
1952 Modern Coin Magic 268
Jimmy Buffaloe Perfect Coin Through Handkerchief shell
1952 Modern Coin Magic 270
Dr. Carl L. Moore 25¢ and 50¢ Transposition quarter and half dollar change places, in the end both are halves
1952 Modern Coin Magic 272
Unknown The Peregrinating Halves four half dollar coins from hand to hand, one by one
1952 Modern Coin Magic 273
Unknown Shell Split Move
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 274
Milton Kort Coins Through the Table with shell and glass
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 276
Milton Kort The Protean Coin coin changes from copper to silver several times
1952 Modern Coin Magic 279
Milton Kort The Sympathetic Coin on handkerchief, one card, three silver & one copper, shell
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 282
Unknown Shell Pickup Under a Card
1952 Modern Coin Magic 283
Unknown The Modern Miser five coins appear
1952 Modern Coin Magic 285
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 9
1952 Modern Coin Magic 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 10 shell
1952 Modern Coin Magic 345
James G. Thompson Jr. Routine No. 17
1952 Modern Coin Magic 350
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Hole the Coin coin transforms in process
Inspired by 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Milton Kort Removing Shell from Stack in spectator's hand
1952 Modern Coin Magic 278
John Howie Psychicoin spirit taps, with coin and ashtray, eventually coin penetrates ashtray
Inspired by
  • L. Vosburgh Lyon's "The Tapping Ball" in Bruce Elliott's "Magic as a Hobby"
1958 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 219
Stan White Coin Hold Up coin transpo using Texas Holdup clothespin
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 32
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Münzenwunder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectator
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 26
Unknown Regular Shell Coins
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 438
Unknown Expanded Shells
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 438
Albert Goshman The Sun and Moon
Variations 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 440
Sam Leo Horowitz A Quarter and A Half half dollar and quarter become two half dollar and back
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 444
John Mulholland Quarter and Half Routine
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 445
Conrad H. Haden A Surprise Routine with the $1.35 Trick
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 447
James T. Stoppard Stoppard's Peregrinating Coins coin produced from purse frame, travel to glass, placed in purse frame
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 447
Horace Goldin The Witch-Doctor's Coin chinese coin and string routine, two routines (originally from Sphinx)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 463
J. B. Bobo Coin on the Stick chinese coin
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 466
Stewart Judah A Copper and Silver Release coins threaded on string, penny and dime set
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 468
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning The Flash Silver and Copper silver and copper coin wrapped in flash paper in ash tray, lighted, copper penetrates ash tray, "Gerald Bruning"
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 471
Rolland Hamblen The Photo Coins coin travels from one hand to other, paper between coins, selected card appears on paper
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 475
Edward Marlo, Takeshi Nemoto Hanktration coin visibly penetrates handkerchief and falls into glass
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 483
Louis Tannen Blasted coin penetrates inverted glass which is on gaffed tray
Related to 1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 486
Louis Tannen Blasted, Jr.
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 488
Bob Farrell More Monte using bill
Inspired by Jan. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 14
Aaron Wainer Apex date on coins divined
Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 21
Niberco Four Coins and a Tumbler four coins
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 198
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Migrating Pennies eight coins, travel from under lid into box, from box into hand, penetrate the table and the box, two shells
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 232
Roy Johnson Solo Coins Through Table with four coins, glass and Okito Box
Inspired by 1970 The Roy Johnson Experience 55
Ger Copper Speaking of Money half dollar changes to dollar and back, then to quarter and giant coin
1970 Magic from Holland 6
William Humphries Off Beat Ideas various ideas
  • flag appears on wand
  • Gravity Glass
  • Anti Gravico
  • vase and cord
  • Milk Pitcher
  • orange silk changes into lemon
  • Bang Gun
  • Magic Con Block & Coin Slide
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 88
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Inflation penny changes to dime, quarter, fifty cent piece and into dollar bill, bill placed inside money maker machine turns into blank paper
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 129
Roger Klause New Theory Coins Across two ahead, shell
1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 26
Roy Johnson, Bob Ostin Ostin-Tatious coin penetrates table and arrives under handkerchief on the table several time, then it changes into another coin
Related to
  • Bob Ostin's "Fingertip Fantasies"
1971 Second Time Around 1
Ben Christopher Nokito Box using bottomless Okito box, three phases, different gaff options in "Added Notes"
Oct. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 463
Derek Dingle Coin Assembly four copper coins vanish one by one in hand to reappear with silver coin under card
1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 7
Dai Vernon The Sensitized Paper chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 257
Fred Kaps Sun & Moon in Spectator's Hand
VariationsAlso published here 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 8
Bill Fleischman Fleischman's Djinn one of five quarters marked, marked one vanishes from hand and reappears in pocket with audible clink, then vanishes from there and travels back
June 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 525
Peter Alexis Copper Ghost silver coin in box, copper coin touched on box and heard inside, but is not there, invisible copper coin again penetrates box, is heard to fall inside and then is really there, see also p. 618
Jan. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 583
Karl Fulves New Shell Gaff shell with disc inside that can be shown from both sides, idea, "mint condition"
Related to May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 620
Karl Fulves Sliding Shell shell with half the rim removed
June 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 633
Karl Fulves Half Shell + Okito Box sliding shell
Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 727
Charlie Miller, Al Baker Destiny's Date! five dimes, one is chosen and date predicted on business card
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 92) 459
Al Schneider Quick Centavos

1975 Al Schneider On Coins 30
Al Schneider One Half Gone silver coin travels from between copper coins, nested in an Okito box, to under a card
Also published here 1975 Al Schneider On Coins 63
Mike Cassidy Flight Four
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 77
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
Derek Dingle Stand Up Coins Through the Table four coins
1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 3
Unknown Han Ping Chien done with a shell
1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 4
Alex Macfadyean Switchback
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 235
Derek Dingle Coins Thru the Hand
  • Stand-Up Coins Thru The Table
  • In The Spectator's Hand Version (coins penetrate performer's hand and drop into spectator's hand)
1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #4) 924
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Special Effects 16
Steve Dusheck Copper-Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 30
Ross Bertram The Dime and Penny Trick credit information on gaffed set
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 10
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
Arturo de Ascanio Monedas a Traves de las Mesa con una Sola Mano one handed coins through table, with four coins a coin box and a glass
Also published here 1978 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 42
Fred Kaps Sonne und Mond in der Hand des Zuschauers (Silber und Kupfer)
Also published here 1978 Fred Kaps Lecture 10
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Three Coins vanishing coin with coin puzzle presentation
Inspired by 1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 2
Unknown Traveling Coins (Passe Passe Coins), two piles of four coins are covered with nickel-plated covers, coins travel one by one, two shells
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 132
Unknown Nickle to Penny to Dime coin changes when briefly covered, magnetic shell
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 133
T. Nelson Downs, Dai Vernon Coin Clip Vernon story from Buffum tapes reprinted
  • The Gimmick
  • Vanish of the Fake
  • One at a Time Vanish
  • Producing the Coins
  • Flash Method
  • Karl Fulves Notes (combination with shells)
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1285
Earl Nelson Pretty Good Coins Across four coins one by one
1979 Variations 65
Al Schneider Cone And Coin with a cone
1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 62
Al Schneider Source four dollars produced, two of them shells
1980 Al Schneider On Close-Up 75
Mark Weston Hong Kong Coin Visible Release chinese coin penetrates pencil
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 942
John F. Mendoza The Spiked Half spiked half dollar coin put in styrofoam, marked penny transposes and is now spiked and half dollar in hand
1980 John: Verse Two 101
Jimmy Ray Coins Through the Table (with Shell)
1980 A Ray of Magic 41
Paul Copp Coin Through Handkerchief into glass with a rubber band, also as "Paul Coppy"
1980 A Ray of Magic 43
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
Horace E. Bennett Poor Man's Peripatetic Coins four coins from hand to hand, one by one
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 26
Horace E. Bennett Change for Two two half dollars change to quarters, one at a time
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 39
Tom Gagnon Popeyed coin placed in eye like a monocle, it drops into hands and is vanished, found back in eye
Inspired by 1981 Sleightly Original 88
Tom Gagnon Two-Sided Shell with thin milled down coin at inside of shell, can be shown from both sides, "mint condition"
Related to 1981 Sleightly Original 88
Tom Staton Reverse Color Channging Matrix matrix with flash-back, all coins change to other coins as kicker
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 50
Reinhard Müller Haden-Matrix international matrix, Conrad Haden coin
Variations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 19
David Britland See Shell signed coin, coin penetrated selection
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 349
Unknown, Peter Kane An Ancient Coin Con Game stack of coins sits on table, betting on orientation of bottom coin
  • With Cards (deck shuffled face-up/face-down, betting on orientation of bottom card)
1982 Kane 15
Peter Kane The Three Silver and Three Copper Transposition one by one, shell
Inspired by
  • Paul Rylander, The Sphinx, Vol. 49 No. 11, 1950
1982 Kane 66
Gene Castillon Purist Reverse Assembly international, shell and double-sided coin
1983 The Card Puzzle 14
John Carney Gaffed Coins Across with shell
Inspired by 1983 Carney Knowledge 12
Ross Bertram Shell Coins Downs anecdote
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 83
Ray Mertz Hole Coin/Whole Coin penny with hole in silk, half dollar in hand, the hole transposes into half dollar
Inspired by
  • "Hugs & Kisses" (Al Schneider)
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 154
Roger Curzon, Les Johnson Goldmine production of three coins
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 459
Reinhard Müller Freewheel Variation on Haden-Matrix, Conrad Haden coin
Inspired byRelated to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 467
David Britland Sea Shell coin turns into cut out circle of a card
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 510
Stephen Tucker Cla$ico three different coins, asymmetrical transposition, then one coin becomes a jumbo coin
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29) 569
Reinhard Müller Variant variation for second phase of Haden-Matrix
Inspired byRelated to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 599
John Kennedy Multiplying Coins four half dollars produced, some from under close-up mat
1983 Lecture III 5
John Kennedy Translocation four coins in a vertical row on the table, both hands palm down on table, one by one they travel across
Related toVariations 1983 Lecture III 8
Mark Lefler Reversal Ending backfire finale for "Translocation"
Related to 1983 Lecture III 11
John Kennedy Coins from Nowhere two coins vanish one at a time and reappear in spectator's cupped hand
1983 Lecture III 21
Michael Powers International Reverse Matrix Plus
Inspired by 1983 Powerful Magic 59
Philip T. Goldstein Sinology silver and chinese coin under paper on table, they travel around and finally disappear, gaffed
Also published here 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20) 190
Tom Craven Four Coins and a Purse four coins travel into purse one by one
Inspired by 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 99
Bob King Double Reverse Matrix three silver coins join a copper to a corner twice, flash-back finale
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 105
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 446
David Roth Shell Coins Across
Variations 1985 Expert Coin Magic 62
Stephen Tucker, Subir Kumar Dhar Spondulics Plus Mentalism three different coins in the hand, spectator selects one, that or the other coins vanish
1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1286
Martin Lewis Going Home Three coins vanish one by one, reappear in purse
1985 Martin's Miracles 121
James Lewis Coin Box
Related to 1985 Thinking About Magic 10
Karl Fulves A Richer Missionary one of two coins vanishes with a card
Inspired by 1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 2) 31
Bruce Cervon "Blasted" Routine with Blasted set, glass on coaster, coin through glass
Related to 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 5
David Britland The Shining coin is removed from chain to divine which of five envelopes has the spectator's word in it, word divined, coin travels back onto chain
1986 Psychomancy 43
Eric DeCamps The Coin Connection multiphase coin routine
  • Act I The Homing Coins (coins travel to coin wallet)
  • Act II Travel Agents (coins from hand to hand)
  • Act III Foreign Exchange (coins change from silver to copper and back)
1986 The Coin Connection 5
Jay Sankey Jay Sankey coin penetrates bill
1986 Gimmick (Issue 2) 11
Tom Gagnon The Shelter Change coin change with card
1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 23) 396
James Lewis Visible Coins Through The Glass Table three coins, first two penetrate upwards with other hand covering top, third one visibly
1988 Visible Coins Through The Glass Table 3
Dick Cook Twilight's Last Gleaming with copper and silver coins
Inspired by 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Philip T. Goldstein Sinology silver and chinese coin under paper on table, they travel around and finally disappear, gaffed
Also published here 1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 53
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 Magician Foolers 36
David Neighbors Table Squeeze four coins travel from underneath one hand to the other
Inspired by 1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 3) 7
Michael Powers Twisted Reverse Matrix Hopping Half set, double shell
1990 Top Secret Stuff 136
Homer Liwag Fast Four-Mation Matrix and reverse
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2) 1
David Neighbors Chinese Exchange three coins in box transpose with three different coins
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4) 1
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 8 coin production gimmick
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 52
Roger Klause Triple Play three coins across
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 147
Tony Cachadiña Matrix T.C. with four coins and a jumbo chinese coin
1991 Lecture Notes 12
Tony Cachadiña Inverse Matrix
1991 Lecture Notes 14
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away hanging coins variation
Related to 1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3) 4
Steve Dusheck Eccentric penny shrinks, then changes to dime, edge grip
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 8
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 Concave Con coin looks smaller through lens, then it actually is smaller
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 42
Steve Dusheck Concentric jumbo coin becomes regular coin and back several times, with edge grip
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 45
Steve Dusheck The Klondike Kicker two coins placed in two plastic cases, one travels to the other
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 97
Troy Hooser Touch of Brass three half Dollars change into three Chinese coins one by one
Related toVariations 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 1
Paul Gertner Bounce Assembly and Reverse two cards, extra coin handling or shell handling
1994 Steel and Silver 45
Paul Gertner A Familiar Ring shell coins across with spectator's finger ring
Inspired byVariations 1994 Steel and Silver 54
Bob Ostin Coin to Spectator's Hand lifting off shell from spectator's hand
1994 Steel and Silver 57
Dan Harlan Rising Dough ambitious coin routine, three silver and a penny
Related to 1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 2) 1
David Neighbors Q.C. Wild Coin "Quick Change"
1994 Close-Up File 100
Mike Gallo Well Hung Coins
Inspired by 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 57) 1084
John Riggs Coins to Pocket four coins travel one by to pocket, they arrive with a clink
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 26
Aaron Fisher You Never Give Me Your Money three coins, two travel to other hand one by one, then back, they all change to copper
1995 The Sleight Album 8
Michael Ammar Shadow Coins performed on the floor, using four coins
Inspired by 1995 Shadow Coins 1
Bob King Auto-Flight stand-up coins across
1995 Opening Night Magic 17
Derek Dingle Han Ping Chien out of Shell uncredited, onto spectator's hand
1995 Opening Night Magic 19
Bob King Matrix Minus Two
1995 Opening Night Magic 35
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
Harry Riser The Jumping Bean Coins four coins, plus shell
Inspired by 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 67
Unknown Shell Unload
Related to 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 70
Bob Driebeek Das Erbe des alten Arabers illogical puzzle, dividing money under three sons, done with real coins
Related to 1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 37
Curtis Kam The Twenty One Cent Murder Mystery presentation for 21 cent trick
Also published here 1996 Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 103
Evert Chapman The Grassy Knoll
Inspired by
  • John Kennedy's "Visible Coins Across"
1997 Trephine 55
Richard Bartram, Jr. Transposition Treatment
1997 Trephine 65
Jack Avis Hole in the Table copper and silver coins under paper-covered glass, chosen coin penetrates table, then glass itself
1998 Vis à Vis 118
John Derris The Big Squeeze coin penetrates finger ring, with handkerchief
1998 Come A Little Closer 43
David Regal 4 1/2 Coins Across
1999 Close-Up & Personal 155
David Regal 3 1/2 Coins Across
1999 Close-Up & Personal 158
David Regal 2 1/2 Hanging Coins type of routine, three coins plucked out, vanished, and reappear
1999 Close-Up & Personal 161
Bob King Coins Through Table four coins, shell, final coin travels upwards
1999 Private Notes 13
Bob King Silver/Brass Transpo china coin in pocket and quarter covered by card transpose and travel
1999 Private Notes 15
Doug Conn Three Lumps coins to glass with coffee cup
  • The Non-Gaffed Version
  • The Gaffed Version
1999 Tricks of my Trade 146
Baltazar Fuentes The Magic Purse four coins produced from purse frame, they vanish again when put inside one by one
Inspired by 1999 Arempi II 35
Barrie Richardson Powers of Darkness II marked coin turns over on spectator's palm without him noticing and with his eyes closed
Inspired by
  • "Powers of Darkness" (Tony Corinda, marketed ca. 1958)
Also published here
  • Magick, Jan. 1985
1999 Theater of the Mind 74
Bob King International Backfire
Inspired by
  • "Matrix Minus Two" (Bob King, Opening Night Magic)
2000 Great Britain 2001 10
Tony Bartolotta Mark Down three dimes and three pennies in paper cup, out come a quarter, a nickel and three pennies, three "penny and dime" sets
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 108
Tony Bartolotta, Karl Fulves Mark Down II four nickels on table in row, dates in numerical order, four cards with positions mixed, coins exchanged according to cards's order, performer rearranged coins in numerical order without looking by sense of touch, optional appearance of another coin or wedding ring
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 109
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell
Inspired by 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 31
Karl Fulves Never Was eighteen coins in pairs in 3x3 square, one pair chosen, one of the coins in this pair vanishes, nickel & dime set
Inspired by 2001 Hex Squared 18
John Cornelius An Assemblage of Silver
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 67
Reed McClintock Scotch and Soda for Real Transpositions and vanishes of American half dollar and Mexican centavo.
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Knuckle Busters Vol. 1 1
Reed McClintock Ninth Dynasty four coins produced, they travel to right hand one by one, last one appears on table, then five more cards appear on table under fingertips
2002 Knuckle Busters Vol. 2 13
Reed McClintock Coin Steal four coins straightened out in left hand, one stolen into right hand edge grip, shell
2002 Knuckle Busters Vol. 2 13
Frank Garcia Clip Art copper and silver coin, one given to spectator, performer's coin travels into spectator's hand
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 235
R. Paul Wilson Gone Wishin' three coins appear and vanish one by one, then they reappear in purse
2002 13 13
Al Baker Tri-Coin - The Photographic Coins chosen card appears on piece of paper between two coins, shell
Related to 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 589
Bob King Underground Matrix III slits in mat, coins vanish and jumbo coin appears as climax
2003 New Magician Foolers 14
Reed McClintock New World Chink-a-Chink four coins move in four different positions in one hand
2003 Knuckle Busters Vol. 4 4
Arturo de Ascanio Monedas a Través de las Mesa a una Mano one handed coins through table, with four coins a coin box and a glass
Also published here 2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 144
Justin Hanes Sharper Image three silver dollars change into poker chips (or other coins) one by one, in-the-hands
2004 Mystery Engineering 2
Dave Campbell Observation Test penny, half dollar and Chinese coin, routine with set and handkerchief, shell and double-faced coin
Inspired by
  • "The Chinese Bit" (Fred Lowe, marketed)
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 379
Wayne Dobson Unique Prediction three coins on table, one card chosen, outcome predicted, "Free Will"
Related to
  • "Physiological Coin" (Peter Nardi)
2004 Dobson's Choice 3 16
Curtis Kam The Twenty One Cent Murder Mystery presentation for 21 cent trick
Also published here 2004 Dangerous Notions 38
Joshua Jay Three-coin Vanish Vanishing three coins with flipper, expanded shell and watch holdout
Inspired by
  • "Squeezed Away" (Troy Hooser, Destroyers, 2001)
Related to
2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 56
Bob White Copper and Silver Transposition
  • White's Comments
Variations 2005 It's a Matter of Style (2005 edition) 57
Eric DeCamps Copper and Silver Transposition Handling
Inspired by 2005 It's a Matter of Style (2005 edition) 58
Michael Powers Ten To One with visible transformation on spectator's hand, magnetic shell
2006 Power Plays 179
Michael Powers Captain Hook three coins
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 200
Michael Powers Minimalist Matrix international with dime, penny, nickel and quarter, two shells
2006 Power Plays 204
Dan Lewis Merlin's Matchbox half-dollar on table covered with matchbox, match lighted, half-dollar changes to quarter and another quarter is in box
Inspired by 2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 145
Karl Fulves Back Story further comments and credit information on the referenced items, sliding shell, Werry's Matchbox Illusion
Related to 2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 209
Robert E. Neale Thirty Two pennies and a dime, dime vanishes completely while telling ghost story
2008 This Is Not a Book 390
Karl Fulves Slot + Shell shelled coin in slot box
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 246
David Regal A Lesson in Larceny with Slippery Sam shell
June 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6) 56
Paco Rodas Tres monedas viajantes three coins, one through table, one from hand to hand and one travels into spectator's hand
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 3) 6
Paco Rodas Mas Viajeras - Una rutina con monedas three coins travel to other hand, las coin vanishes and appears with other two coins on table
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 5) 96
Miguel Ángel Gea Un viaje - tercera parte essay and study on the traveling of coins, using gaffed coins
  • Pros y contras del viaje con o sin cascarilla
  • Manipulación
  • Trucajes
  • Efecto (routine with hooked coin)
  • Técnica y trucaje juntos
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 6) 119
Daniel Garcia Your Personal Safe Coins across, coins travel to spectator's hand (which is holding their own finger ring). At the end, ring will vanish from their own hand and appears in magician's hand
Inspired by 2009 Limited 16
Paco Rodas Producción de monedas a lo Mike Gallo three coins are produced one by one from purse frame
2009 El Manuscrito (Vol. 2 No. 7) 140
Román García El Sueño del Alqumista four coins change to copper and back
2010 Nanomagias 183
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
Luis Piedrahita Aparición brutal de cuatro monedas production of four coins
2010 El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 12) 320
Al Schneider, Max Nelson Max Al Ping Chen I Chien, coins are put on the table one by one, shell
2011 Al Schneider Magic 83
Al Schneider Beyond a Shadow of Doubt three silver and one odd coin, shell
2011 Al Schneider Magic 273
Al Schneider Special Export Plus shell
2011 Al Schneider Magic 349
Al Schneider Junior Cross Cards coin travels twice under two cards, shell
2011 Al Schneider Magic 368
Al Schneider One Half Gone silver coin travels from between copper coins, nested in an Okito box, to under a card
Also published here 2011 Al Schneider Magic 440
Al Schneider Cone-n-Coin one coin under a cone one in the hand
2011 Al Schneider Magic 654
Jörg Alexander Weber Münzen Durch den Tisch four coins, last in spectator's hand, with glass
2011 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 40
Larry Jennings Coin into Spectator's Hand
Inspired by 2011 ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 49
Luis Piedrahita Aparición Brutal de Cuatro Monedas four coin production
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 54
Luis Piedrahita Monedas a través de la Mesa four cons through table one by one into a glass then they penetrate table again at once
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 72
Luis Piedrahita Cuatro Monedas y una Esponja four coins vanish with sponge and are wrought out again
Inspired by 2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 80
Luis Piedrahita, Román García Wild Coins, el Juego del Homúnculo
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 108
Luis Piedrahita Monedas a través del Pañuelo two coins penetrate a transparent handkerchief on the table
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 116
Luis Piedrahita Monedas y Plástico de Embalar four coins appear under a piece of bubble wrap, then the bubble wrap is cut into two pieces and the coins covered with them, very visible matrix
2011 Monedas Y Otras Historias 122
Wolfgang Moser Silver Surfer four coins travel from one hand to the other
Inspired by 2011 Kreationen 15
Barrie Richardson Symbologic Revisited coins with colored stickers, two sets of five, spectator matches colors unseen in two phases
  • Phase I - Three Matches
  • Phase II - Five Matches
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
Also published here
  • The Magician, Aug./Sep. 2006
2011 Curtain Call 93
Dick Cook Manchurian Candidate follow the leader with coins
Inspired by
  • "Following the Leader" in Horace Bennett's "The Bennett Touch"
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 49
David Neighbors First Class Backfire four coins appear one by one under a card
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 199
David Neighbors Quick Shot coins to glass
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 205
Steven Hamilton On 3 Fly tackling the ending
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 163
Tom Gagnon Forty-One Cent Assembly international coin assembly, dime-and-penny gaff
Inspired by
  • "The Dingle Coin Mystery" (Derek Dingle, marketed 1970)
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 171
Tom Gagnon Pumpkin Seed Split half dollar split into two half dollars
Inspired by 2013 Too Hot for the Devil 188
Tom Gagnon How to Repair a Bent Shell
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 214
Tyler Wilson Shortser Cut stack ten coins, any named number instantly snatched, repeated with signed coin and from spectator's hand, "Shrimp concept"
2014 The EH Team 28
Tyler Wilson Coin Shell Credits
2014 The EH Team 34
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
Dr. Stanley Jaks Coin Wonder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectator
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 125
Mike Pisciotta Mike's Two-Cents dime and penny on table, spectator holds dime up and phone picture is taken, coin changes into penny in real life and on photograph
Inspired by
  • "Coin On Call" (Aljaz Son, Magic, Aug. 2011)
2016 From the Depths 4
Joaquín Matas, Ricardo Vizcarra Monedas de Mano a Mano four coins from hand to hand, last one in spectator's hand
2016 A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 145
Geoffrey Latta The T.P. Bottom Steal "Tenkai Pinch", stack of coins held at fingertips, bottom coin stolen away, with shell handling
Inspired by 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 39
Geoffrey Latta Cosmic Coins Across four coins across, shell
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 74
Geoffrey Latta Slippery Silver four coins across, shell
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 82
Todd Lassen Todd Lassen on... Geoff's Shells
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 86
Geoffrey Latta Directly from My Hand to You stand-up coins across into spectator's hand, dollar size
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 105
Todd Lassen Todd Lasson on... Geoff's Silver-Dollar Shell Set
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 113
Geoffrey Latta Crystal Ship tabled
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 130
Geoffrey Latta Latta on... Shell Coins
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 133
Geoffrey Latta Painless Extraction
Inspired by 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 149
Geoffrey Latta Silver Lining
Inspired by 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 152
Geoffrey Latta Undercover Crossing
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 161
Geoffrey Latta Eclipse with purse
  • The First Transposition
  • The Sun Vanishes
  • The Sun Returns
  • The Sun and the Moon Set and Rise Again
Inspired by 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 166
Geoffrey Latta One-Handed Shell Split Production
Related to 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 171
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
Geoffrey Latta Streamlined Cylinder and Coins four coins, nesting shells
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 264
Geoffrey Latta From the Elfin Hoard three coins vanish one by one and reappear again
Variations 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 283
Geoffrey Latta Standing Hoard three coins vanish one by one and reappear again, more in-the-hands, with dollar sized coins
Inspired by 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 290
Geoffrey Latta Elfin Hole
  • Producing the Props
  • The Coins Vanish into the Hold
  • The Coins Are Reproduced from the Purse Frame
  • The Coins Disappear Again and Appear under the Hole
Inspired by 2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 301
Geoffrey Latta QuadraQuicksand Coins Away four coins vanish one by one
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 308