46 entries in Coin / Gaffed / Double Headed/Tailed
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The "Heads and Tails" Trick coins turn over in a stack of coins, double-faced coin
1876 182
Head or Tail showing whatever the spectator wants, double-sided coin & shell
1890 171
William S. Houghton Another Shell Coin Routine penny coin through hand, coin becomes two pennies, one changes into a quarter, another quarter produced, coin vanishes from spectator's hand, dull/shiny double-headed coin
1943 47
Kolmar, Clayton Rawson Detail Does It do as i do with three coins
Also published here June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 86)
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deck
Related to July 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 181)
Ronald B. Edwards The Ambitious Quarter ambitious coin
Feb. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 354)
Bob Farrell More Monte using bill
Inspired by Jan. 1966 14
Marcello Truzzi Heads-Up coins are dropped and all heads-up coins eliminated until one remains, prediction of date
Related toVariations 1977
Magick (Issue 184)
Max Abrams Psi-Touch two prediction of chosen coin and last coin tails-up, prediction of date
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 210)
Robert Schwarz Tri-Level ESP presentation of telepathy (card), clairvoyance (amount of coins) and precognition (date of coin)
Magick (Issue 212)
Marvin Miller Heads Up! all spectators throw coins, and are eliminated until one remains, coin and date is predicted
Magick (Issue 222)
Don Morris Two Faced coin changed into two-faced and two tailed coin, then back to normal
Related to 1981 53
Clayton Rawson, Kolmar Tue was ich tue mit Münzen! do as i do with three coins
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Ross Bertram Two-Faced double sided coin changes into two separate coins, for magicians
1983 68
Gene Nielsen Penny for your Thought several coins in box, prediction of how many are heads and tails
Apr. 1984
Magick (Issue 330)
Joseph Dunninger, Joe Bernasconi The Other Side coins are dropped and all heads-up coins eliminated until one remains, prediction of date
Related to Feb. 1988
Magick (Issue 402)
Ray Grismer The Janus Prediction three phases, two-sided coin
1990 135
Karl Fulves Monk's Money Move featuring a switch with dice cup
Related to 1992
Swindle Sheet (Issue 10)
Karl Fulves Crapless Craps betting game with three coins and a cup
1992 4
Karl Fulves At Knifepoint two coins tossed of a knife on a table
1992 4
Bob Farmer How To Fake A Veneer Of Normalcy coin flip bet
Jan. 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Bob Farmer Pocket Change bet about matching the flip of a coin
Related to Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Bob Farmer Two Heads Are Better Than One coin flipping with three people, odd man out wins
Related to Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Bob Farmer Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad three coins shaken and tossed by spectator, head/tail proposition bet
Related to Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Bob Farmer None Out Of Three head/tail sucker game with three tossed coins
Related to Dec. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Paul Gertner The Future Coin "Signed Card" as coin effect, coin in purse turns out to be latter marked coin
1994 65
Bob Farmer Double-Headed Coins bar bets with double-headed coins
  • Con of the Realm
  • Pocket Change
  • Two Heads are Better than One
  • Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
  • None out of Three
  • Two out of Three Ain't Badder
  • Heads I Win, Tails You Lose
1994 6
Chris Bailey Hole In The Head moving hole on a coin
Inspired byRelated to Jan. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 5)
Paul Alberstat Ideas Galore
  • idea for triple prediction coin routine
  • idea for Living and Dead test
  • Q&A with Jap Box
  • Coin force with folder
Mar. 1998 11
Reed McClintock Cha-Chingk four dots on a coin assemble in one corner
June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
Paul Alberstat Changing the Game prediction of chosen coin and which coin ends up heads up
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 13)
Michael Powers Twice Told Tails one quarter in each hand, they change place as gag, then one shown double-headed and one double-tailed
2006 190
Max Maven Cache
  • The Other Month
Bank Night effect, using the condition of heads or tails of four coins to select the envelopes
Variations July 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 7)
Gene Taylor Force of State using double-tailed state quarter to force a state
Nov. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Andi Gladwin Suit You, Sir one suit has been removed and pocketed by the performer, the spectator selects a suit with coin tosses, it is the missing suit
Inspired by
  • "Suit Pocket" (Joshua Jay, Linking Ring, Sept. 1998)
2006 5
Sveroni Doppelte Münzenvorhersage selection of coins, two events are predicted, with post-it pad and names written on predictions
Inspired by 2013 14
Wayne Dobson Best Friends prediction about which two coins end up being selected
2013 6
Vanni Bossi Spin Master
2016 144
Paul Vigil ICON Redux "A Multi-Phase Mental Coin Routine"
  • Phase 1: Spinning is Everything (heads or tails predicted)
  • Phase 2: A Penny for your Thoughts (coin after elimination process predicted)
  • Phase 3: Heads Up (date on a chosen coin predicted)
  • Phase 4: Eye-Con (coin bends)
  • Phase 5: A Supplementary Continuation
  • Phase 6: Folie à Plusieurs
  • Afterthoughts
  • Further Thoughts (incorporating Yigal Mesika's "Electric Touch")
  • Notes
2019 1
Chris Wardle The "Three Out of Three" Coincidence guessing coin with copper and silver coins and spectator's hands
July 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 7)
Michael Rubinstein The Double-Faced Coin Routine coin shown as two-faced coin, then back to normal
Related toAlso published here
  • At the Table lecture, 2017
2020 285
Michael Rubinstein Smileys drawn face on coin changes, coin changes into large smiley badge
Also published here
  • New York Coin Magic Seminar Vol. 8, DVD
2020 303
Michael Rubinstein Smileys Jr. drawn face on coin changes, seemingly impromptu version
Variations 2020 305
Michael Rubinstein Three Quarters of a Trick combination of Smiley Jr., Bent Coin Routine, Bill Through Coin
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
2020 309
John Carey, Michael Powers Simplex Positive Negative three coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up
Inspired by
  • "Positive Negative" (Max Maven, Video Minds videos)
2020 444
Nick Diffatte Double Date coin in cardboard coin holder, any date named, it is predicted on the coin (holder)
Related to 2022 135