56 entries in Coin / Gaffed / Hooked Coin
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung eines Thalers borrowed marked coin vanishes from hand of spectator and reappears in another spectator's pocket, attachable hook gimmick
July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 103
Unknown Der Luftthaler coin vanishes and is taken from spectator's pocket, clean handling
Nov. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Unknown Ein kleiner Zauberscherz coin clings to wall or door
Dec. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 59
Professor Bellonie Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin production routine
July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 107
Josef Löffler Der wandernde Thaler coin with black back and hook, vanished and ditched by hanging it on the clothing, borrowed coin vanishes and reappears
Apr. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 54
Emil Clauß Eine Geldangelegenheit confetti in glass, changes into coins, twelve coins placed in two handkerchiefs held by two spectators each, four travel across, plate used as coin tray
Feb. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 22
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli II. Pêle-Mêle coin is produced from selection, then coin is marked, placed under handkerchief and dropped inside glass, coin travels to second glass which is covered with the deck, finally coin vanishes again and appears inside spectator's breast pocket
  • 1. Der Taler im Kartenblatt
  • 2. Der Fliegende Taler
  • 3. Der Lufttaler (hook is added to coin to form a temporary hooked coin)
1902 Moderne Magie 74
Unknown The Hooked Coin sequence to fit into miser's dream routine
1938 Greater Magic 702
John Ramsay Hypno Coin coin stands on edge on thumb
1939 The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 416
Joseph Ovette A Penny "Sucker" dime and penny version, one coin vanishes
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 3
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Entwischt, und doch erwischt. borrowed coin vanishes and appears, impromptu hooked coin, from the unpublished book "Luzifer im Frack"
Also published here Oct. 1940 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 2 No. 2&3) 9
Edward Marlo Two Ideas hooked coin in sleeve, pocket ditch for complete vanish
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 19
Phil Huckabee Money Money Money six coins are produced and vanish again, on spectator's lapel
1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 396
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Entwischt und doch erischt borrowed coin vanishes and appears, impromptu hooked coin, from the unpublished book "Luzifer im Frack"
Also published here 1946 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 4) 9
Unknown The Hook Coin different stratagems
1952 Modern Coin Magic 256
Gene Gordon Short Changed several coins vanish, glued coins with hook
1952 Modern Coin Magic 262
Unknown The Modern Miser five coins appear
1952 Modern Coin Magic 285
Fred Kaps Hoo Coin Routine
1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 4
Bob Ostin Perfection Penetration handkerchief on table and coin placed on top, coin penetrates
Related toVariations 1968 Fingertip Fantasies 9
Bob Ostin The "Good Company" Penetration handkerchief held by spectators and coin placed on top, coin penetrates, with variations
Related toAlso published here 1968 Fingertip Fantasies 42
George B. Anderson Let the Volunteer Do It transmitting message to spectator, using a hooked coin
1968 You, Too, Can Read Minds 21
Harvey Rosenthal Demon Coin coin from bill, see also p. 270 for reference
Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 238
Jay Weiler Hook Coin Gag for magicians
Feb. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 318
Pete Biro No Lapping Coins Through Table hook coin, hoo-coin
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 299
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
Amedeo Vacca Cinquevalli Coins balancing coin on top of other, top one spins
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 81
Amedeo Vacca Pin-Coin pin on coin used for production
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 88
Karl Fulves Hook Coin + Okito Box three coins in box, one penetrates, playing card used in handling
Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 727
Karl Fulves Thru The Table single coin through table, playing card used in handling
Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 727
Bob Ostin Coin Through Hank handkerchief on table and coin placed on top, coin penetrates, with variations
Related to 1976 ca. Sleightly Surprising 4
Michael Skinner Ein unorthodoxer Münzentrick
Inspired byAlso published here 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 7
Unknown Dime Museum coin stands up on palm
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 56
Gerald Kosky Münzenproduktion coin produced under spectator's lapel, then it vanishes and is fairly produced from the same spot again
Also published here June 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2) 76
Michael Skinner The Wonderful Coin Trick Revisited coin disappears and reappears, sucker trick with openly visible elastic thread, hook coin
Inspired byAlso published here 1982 Intimate Magic 12
Bobby Bernard The Hook Coin: Its Value in Sleeving
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 70
Hen Fetsch Schnelles Geld coin vanishes in silk
Oct. 1982 Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3) 91
John Blake Hook Or Crook complete vanish with hook coin
Apr. 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 4) 760
Ross Bertram Hooked Again hook attached to borrowed coin
  • To Apply the Gimmick
  • To Remove the Gimmick
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 204
Ross Bertram A Hooked Again Sampler
  • Seated at a Table
  • Seated Away from the Table
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 206
William A. Morales Hoo Dunnit? using hook coin
Mar. 1984 Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 3) 889
Karl Fulves Catchbets No. 6, on bets in which the sneak solution does not work as expected
  • coin on strip of paper on edge of glass has to be put into glass
  • three coins in a row, some can be touched, some moved
  • tearing a strip of paper, one hand on each end, into three pieces, posed as a problem
Related to 1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 6) 93
Lawrence Frame Spellbound Climax After spellbound routine, coin changes to coat button, and coin is now found attached to coat
1986 Close-up Framework 4
Fred Kaps The Hoo Coin hook coin hangs on flesh instead of cloth
1986 It's So Simple 13
Steve Dusheck Mum's the Word coin to lapel flower
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 9
Patrick Page Münzen-Karate coin covered with handkerchief on table, it is hit with hand, then shown to be broken in two parts
Also published here
  • Pages from Patrick's Notebook
Nov. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 3) 128
Steve Dusheck Double Knit Coin coin through leg, special kind of hook coin made with knife, Hookless Hoo Coin
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 5
Joe Rindfleisch Hooked on You keys vanish and reappear in hand
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 996
Karl Fulves Smoke/Silver "A routine for the cigarette thru quarter"
cigarette and quarter held between first finger and thumb of both hands, the hands link and unlink
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 52
Alan Alan Hung Up hook coin unloaded onto spectator
Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 24
Al Baker Hooked Coins for miser's dream
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 716
Tom Burgoon Ultra Mint hooked jumbo coin with black art back
  • The Basic Vanish
  • The Recovery
  • The Split
Feb. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 2) 66
Tom Burgoon Ultra Mint II hooked jumbo coin with black art back
  • Vanish and Reappearance with a Silk
Feb. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 2) 69
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
Karl Fulves Dr. Hook coin openly dropped into sleeve transposes with coin rubbed at outside of sleeve, method guess
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 654
Michael Kras The Weakness Magician can slide coin around on table, but spectator unable to slide coin on table surface
Inspired by Oct. 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 2 (Autumn #1)) 18
Max Malini Using a Hook Coin coin vanishes, reappears on the back of spectator
2022 Max Malini 117