201 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Mental Stuff
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Knowing how much Money a Spectator has stooge
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown Odd or Even, or the Mysterious Addition rather transparent math trick in which performer apparently knows whether the amount of coins selected is odd or even
1876 Modern Magic 160
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
VariationsAlso published here 1890 More Magic 27
Unknown Experimente mit Münzen coding coins
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Unknown Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins
Feb. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 28
Unknown Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen coin marked, it is located by sense of touch by performer among other coins, temperature
Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 71
Francis King Der gezeichnete Thaler three coins tossed in handkerchief, marked one found by performer by sense of touch
Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 141
Frederick E. Jones Writing the Date of a Coin guessing number on a coin, while writing it together with spectator, muscle reading and probability
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 19
James J. Moren Coin Divination No. 3, spectators put row of half dollars on table, performer divines date on every one, one ahead
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 8
Charles T. Jordan Another Date-Reading Trick No. 4, coins collected in head, date announced and coin instantly removed with that date, repeated, coin rubbed with soap
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 10
Tom Sellers Double Date dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectator
Variations 1931 Magical Pleasantries 8
Theodore Annemann Nickles on the Brain date of coin is predicted
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 39
Calvin Cole One of Those Things age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation
Also published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 15
Unknown A Thought Reading Trick two ways, first coin is discovered in correct hand and then under correct drawer of a matchbox
1935 Coin Magic 27
Unknown The Talking Coin coin dances in glass, answering questions, assistant
1935 Coin Magic 40
Charles Rosenthal Money Mentalism money is put in envelope, medium names denomination, code
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 123
Stewart James Numismatigic coin divination behind back, magnetism
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Charles T. Jordan Dates borrowed coins in hat, performer announces year and finds coin by touch, repeated, one ahead
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 213
Charles T. Jordan Duplex Date Reading naming dates on borrowed coins
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 250
Theodore Annemann, Audley Walsh Coin Experiment three spectators put a coin in an envelope, medium divines value, date and owner
1937 "En Rapport" 11
Mahendra The Miracle Divination - The Problem of the Three Coins three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 128
Al Baker Dime Under One of Three Cards spectator puts dime beneath one of three card, performer divines which card
1938 Greater Magic 681
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Knickel of Kanadah coin divination, magnetism
Inspired by 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 486
Franklin M. Chapman It's a Date date of borrowed dime appears on disk
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 9) 2
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and four selected cards represent year of coin
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Unknown A Penny - A Bet - A Drink guessing in which hand the coin is, bar bet, see also page 728
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 123) 716
James G. Thompson Jr., Bruce Elliott The Coin Dowser coin is found with a dowsing rod in the dark
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 15) 63
Eddie Joseph One in Many finding selected coin out of bunch of coins
1942 Coin and Money Magic 49
Eddie Joseph Date Detection several coins in hat, performer reaches in and divines dates
  • Mental Presentation
  • Sensitive Touch Presentation
1942 Coin and Money Magic 57
Eddie Joseph Dating the Coin each coin wrapped in paper, performer divines coins, impression
1942 Coin and Money Magic 60
Eddie Joseph The Date Mystery spectator makes calculations with the date on a selected coin, coin divined
1942 Coin and Money Magic 62
Eddie Joseph The Masked Helper blindfolded spectator takes coins one by one, performer divines dates, one ahead, with gag sequence in which spectator holds on to dummy wax hand without knowing
1942 Coin and Money Magic 63
Eddie Joseph The Missing Date several coins on table, spectator pockets one, performer names sum of digits of chosen coin's date
1942 Coin and Money Magic 65
Eddie Joseph Mental Delineation spectator names sum of digits of a coin's date (via a number of colored beads), performer names year
1942 Coin and Money Magic 66
Eddie Joseph How the Devil Does He Do It selected coin found in hat of coins by spectator
1942 Coin and Money Magic 104
Eddie Joseph Money Sense three different coins in three glasses, performer can name coin when he is handed a glass blindfolded, or when a coin is dropped into a glass
1942 Coin and Money Magic 106
Eddie Joseph The Stolen Money three coins on table under three match boxes, spectator removes a coin when performer turns away, match box with missing coin is divined
1942 Coin and Money Magic 107
Walter B. Gibson 91¢ Miracle three spectators select a different color envelope each and can than put one coin out of five in it, when performer turns over and sees the remaining two, he knows who chose which coin
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 180
L. Vosburgh Lyons Key Chart to the 91¢ Miracle
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 198
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 240
Unknown Coin Location coin in hand hold to forehead and then hold next to the other hand, hand with object is located
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 55
Bob Hummer The 'snappy' Thirteen Cent Trick two nickels and three pennies, spectator can turn one sort of coins over while performer's back is turned, revelation of which coins are turned over
Also published here 1945 3 Pets 1
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Pennies, Nickels and Dimes two spectators remove a handful of coins from a bag with pennies, nickels and dimes, performer divines the exact amount of each
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 18
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Date Divination assistant collects several different coins in an envelope, all dates are divined, clever subtlety
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 32
U. F. Grant The Nickle and Penny spectator distributes nickel and penny in his two hands, has to do some calculations without telling the result, then performer knows which is where, also as phone effect
Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 8
Unknown Reading Numbers on Borrowed Coins using double envelope
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 178
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deck
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 723
Howard A. Adams A Penny For Your Thoughts! performer is blindfolded divines date of a coin and two selected words from a dictionary
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 184) 735
U. F. Grant Coin-Ception three coins taped onto cardboard by spectator, put in envelope and then thumb tacked on wall, performer divines order of coins, gravity/balance
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 6
Cy Endfield Jack in the Box triple prediction, selected color, number on penny and card on top of the deck
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 221) 884
C. James McLemore Guess Which Hand spectator guesses in which hand the performer hides a coin, six phases
1952 Modern Coin Magic 134
Gerald Kosky Under-Hand Coin spectator puts some coins on the table and starts turning them over one by one then one coin is hidden and performer turns back, he reveals which side is up on the hidden coin
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 260) 1039
Milton Tropp A Coin Tipp simplified version of Under-Hand Coin
Inspired by 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 264) 1055
Unknown Which Hand? Divine which hand holds dime and which hand holds penny
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 59
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Variation Which Hand, divine which hand holds nickel and which hand holds penny
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 60
Unknown, Walter B. Gibson Heads or Tails? Determine whether hidden coin is heads or tails after spectator has turned over the coins randomly, provides variation by Walter Gibson using pieces of colored cardboard
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 61
Allessandro Predicted Total dates of coins are totaled, sum prediction
1957 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957) 37
Tony Corinda No. 9. A Close up Quickie date of a coin is predicted
1958 The Swami Gimmick 19
Tony Corinda (4) A Debt Repaid spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic version
Related toVariations 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
U. F. Grant A Date with a Coin coin is selected, when top four cards are dealt, numbers match the date of the coin
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 30
Ernest W. Brady Ten Silver Dollar bank night with one marked coin among several, coin in sock spectator has to select one by one
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 259
Ernest W. Brady Penceforth or A Date with a Mint Mark picking out a coin of a certain date from a bag full of coins
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 272
Leo Behnke In the Center amount of change is divined, written on paper
1962 Entertaining Close Up 14
Aaron Wainer Coined revelation of dates of coins in chosen pile
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 429
Aaron Wainer Apex date on coins divined
Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 21
Ben Christopher Satan's Seal coins predicted, then date
Variations Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 27
John Benzais 5c for your Thoughts spectator spins coin multiple times, performer knows what side showed up how many times
1967 The Best of Benzais 31
Arthur Setterington X-Ray Coins revelation of the dates on coins, when putting one reversed on the hand and watching through a napkin tube
1967 Stranger Mysteries 9
Bob Hemple Incorporated Color Control with Coins
Inspired by Oct. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 128
Ned Rutledge The Babbling Coins four thoughts are directed to four coins (as well as noted on a pad), medium divines four thoughts, carbon
1967 Between Two Minds 35
Karl Fulves A Remarkable Bet heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for Walter Penney's coin flipping paradox
1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 77
Peter Brooke Dates three spectators with coins, a fourth coin is introduced and each spectator finally selects one, dates divined
Inspired by
  • "Hofzinser Variation" (Karl Fulves, Abra #1205)
Jan. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 311
J. W. Sarles Coin Problem any coin placed in matchbox, performer divines the type of coin, posed as problem, "Exotic methods like radioactive daub are to be shunned."
Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 602
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1974 Paul Curry Presents 83
Karl Fulves Sleight of Crime four coins in four matchboxes, spectator secretly removes on coin and mixes the matchboxes, a match is light and goes out in front of the empty box, then the date of the coin is revealed
1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 36
Karl Fulves Money Talks spirit raps with two coins and a pencil
1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 44
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
Bascom Jones Match-Write prediction of change inside cover of book of matches
1974 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 94) 470
Unknown Heads or Tails divining if coin falls heads or tails after it is spun on table
1974 Tricks with Coins 27
Patrick Page Odds and Evens prediction with coins, simple method
1974 Tricks with Coins 30
Patrick Page X-Ray Eyes coin is placed under cup, performer divines value
1974 Tricks with Coins 50
Fred Robinson Blind Date divining date on borrowed coin

1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 131
Unknown, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall

1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 192
Lubor Fiedler Coins in Plastic Bags spectator distributes coins to plastic bags, distribution predicted
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 77
Ronald B. Edwards Coin Divination three nickels, three pennies, three cards (Two, Six, Ten), spectator arranges coins in some way under cards, performer divines layout
Also published here Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1043
Karl Fulves The 12¢ Solution "Math Trix"
twelve pennies, two dice, pocket watch, dice total divined along with dates on chosen coin and setting on watch
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1059
Tom Fitzgerald 16c Mental X-per-a-ment three coins in a cup, turned over and only one drops out, repeated
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 134) 668
Sydney Bergson 81-Cent Mystery cards with numbers, one is selected, prediction in form of coins
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 139) 693
Chester "Dr. DeMille" Miller, Gene Nielsen Money in Mind classic, three coins, prediction on business card
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 140) 698
Tieneblas Parity Coin coins on table, spectator can turn several coins over and covers one, performer divines if head or tails is up
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 141) 703
Vic Perry, Al Koran Envelope Switch prediction of coin in envelope, envelope to switch coin
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 143) 713
Horace E. Bennett Sense of Touch Perfected bag made from handkerchief, different coins are divined and date on last coin
Inspired byRelated to 1975 Bennett's Best 43
Will Dexter Cash Match two routines
1.) spectator and magician select a coin, both bearing the same date
2.) chosen coin becomes a jumbo coin, with the same date
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 202
Clayton Rawson, Walter B. Gibson, Jerry Ross Date Sense coins in handkerchief, one with specific date is found, several versions
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 161) 802
Dr. John Nichols Devil Coin several coins in handkerchief, date of selected coin is divined
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 163) 813
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methods
Also published here 1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 70
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Stuck! two numbered envelopes, change as prediction matches change from spectator
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 180) 898
Marcello Truzzi Heads-Up coins are dropped and all heads-up coins eliminated until one remains, prediction of date
Variations 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 184) 918
Gene Nielsen Menta-Coin coin in one of four cups is moved in steps
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 192) 958
Harry Lorayne That's Odd! head/tail divination with handful of coins
1977 The Magic Book 234
Karl Fulves Change in Mind "as many pennies as you have, plus three more, plus enough left over...", trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Variations 1977 The Magic Book 83
Karl Fulves Heads or Tails coins on table, spectator can turn several coins over and covers one, performer divines if head or tails is up
Inspired byRelated to 1977 The Magic Book 84
Karl Fulves Money Mental three coin values written on paper strip which is torn in three pieces, coins wrapped in paper pieces, performer divines which coin is in which paper
1977 The Magic Book 91
Karl Fulves Sixes and Sevens dime and penny, spectator puts one in each hand, involving calculation
1977 The Magic Book 126
Pavel The Absolute Touch feeling date of some coins
Nov. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 124
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
Max Abrams Psi-Touch two prediction of chosen coin and last coin tails-up, prediction of date
Inspired by 1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 210) 1047
Robert Schwarz Tri-Level ESP presentation of telepathy (card), clairvoyance (amount of coins) and precognition (date of coin)
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 212) 1057
Karl Fulves 91 Sense five coins, spectator places any 4 in his hand and performer announces total, using code and confederate
1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 11
Larry Becker Heads or Tails invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in envelope
Also published here 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 164
Larry Becker The Mating Game two sets of envelopes containing coins with different dates, matching routine
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 174
Larry Becker Second Sight four coin purses with four coins with different dates, correctly allocated by performer
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 186
Karl Fulves Replica No. 25, four coins on table, one chosen and put in envelope, it duplicates in envelope, equivoque with written instructions
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 37
Eddie Clever Force Of A Year with coins
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 848
Bob Hummer The 'Snappy' Thirteen Cent Trick two nickels and three pennies, spectator can turn one sort of coins over while performer's back is turned, revelation of which coins are turned over
Related toAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 15
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Hat or Rabbit No. 15, three cards with hats on one sides and rabbits on other, spectator turns them to instructions with the performer's back turned, in the end all are the same way, also with coins or over phone
Related to 1980 The Children's Magic Kit 15
Orville Wayne Meyer The 41c Miracle envelopes with different amounts of change, prediction of selected envelope
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 253) 1261
Mark Levy ESPenny Miracle Date on Coin Prediction
1981 CoinMagic 210
Al Mann The Coins from the Pocket spectator puts money in an envelope and seals it, then the performer hands him an envelope with the same amount of coins and of the same denomination, Bombshell Wallet
1981 The "H" Factor 11
Mike Caveney, Dick Zimmerman Cents of Touch marked penny is lost and found in a bag of pennies
1981 Magicomedy 27
Bob Hummer, Unknown Million-Dollar Mystery No. 9, twelve coins on table, spectator can remove some and coins with heads and tales up are divined, blindfolded
Related to 1981 Self-Working Table Magic 13
Karl Fulves, Royal Vale Heath Left-Handed Thoughts No. 45, different coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 55
Karl Fulves And Counting further thoughts on card counting, also with non-card items like divining date on removed coin from pile
1982 Card Counting 48
Thomas Alan Waters Optionail three spectator's count their change, name and amount of the one who has the most is predicted, other applications of the principle
Inspired by
  • Sam Dalal's "Magical Musings" in "Swami" Vol. 3, No. 30.
Variations
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 306
Karl Fulves Curvature different coins and cards removed and remembered by spectators and shuffled back, performer blindfolded, all cards located and coins as well, coins leaves circular impression
Inspired by 1983 After Jordan 2
Philip T. Goldstein Midas behind the back the performer identifies coin and date on it
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20) 192
Jon Racherbaumer Correct Change trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Inspired byVariations 1984 At The Table 60
Jerry K. Hartman Coin Con thought-of coin is devined, coins glued on cardboard cards
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 320
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
Stephen Tucker Menu item from menu are chosen, total is predicted
1987 1987 Lecture 6
Philip T. Goldstein Diskette reading with layout with coins
Inspired by 1989 Fifth 5
Karl Fulves Money Mental chapter intro
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 101
Ronald B. Edwards Divination No. 73, three nickels, three pennies, three cards (Two, Six, Ten), spectator arranges coins in some way under cards, performer divines layout
Also published here 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 101
Bob Hummer, Jack Yates Time Will Tell No. 74, twelve coins on table in circle layout, spectator removes six coins, some head/tail matching
Related to 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 102
Al Koran Take One No. 75, three different coins on table, three spectators each take a coin, performer finds out who has which
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 104
Edward Bagshawe, Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Metalogic No. 77, four coins, each represents a president, one chosen and divined
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 106
Karl Fulves Smart Money No. 92, calculation with date on any coin with result in number nine, this book is a force-book with "of" as every ninth word at the start of each chapter
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 135
Paul Hallas 50 - 50 Opener prediction of coin toss, heads or tails written on a cards
1990 Mental Mix 16
Dan Harlan Destination Unknown five foreign coins are placed under five cards, spectator can chose on which is covered with a toy plane, country of selected coin is predicted
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 10
Steve Dusheck A Glowing Thought three coins in a box, spectator distributes them in pocket and hand, performer knows which coin is where, luminous paint in bottom of box, Free Will
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 5
Larry White Penny Force digits of date on coin added
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 11
Steve Dusheck Coin Force different coins shaken and covered with other hand, spectator reaches in and takes force coin
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 11
Steve Dusheck I.O.U. Paddle date on borrowed coin predicted, switched with a paddle
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 28
Steve Dusheck Coinetism three coins on box, one removed, same one predicted in box
Also published here
  • marketed in 1969
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 85
Alan Shaxon Eine neue Räucher-Blech-Routine two baking trays are blackened with soot, a coin is placed in between and suddenly date of coin appears written in soot
1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 17
Philip T. Goldstein Changeling named number is predicted with the exact amount of coins under business card
1995 Connotes 4
Karl Fulves Behind Closed Doors No. 44, four or five coins in envelope given to medium in other room who divines the chosen coin
Related to 1995 Easy Magic 63
Karl Fulves Behind Closed Doors II No. 45, four or five coins in envelope given to medium in other room who divines the chosen coin, second method
Related to 1995 Easy Magic 64
Karl Fulves By George, He Got It! No. 53, quarter folded into bill by spectator, date of coin and serial number of bill divined by performer behind back
1995 Easy Magic 75
Calvin Cole, Karl Fulves Pocket Presto No. 58, spectator counts his change and puts one coin into pocket, amount of change divined after some calculations
Also published here 1995 Easy Magic 81
Karl Fulves A Mind for Money No. 62, chosen coin divined, using a confederate
1995 Easy Magic 88
Philip T. Goldstein Changeling named number is predicted with the exact amount of coins under business card
1996 Desert Seminar Notes 5
Alex Elmsley The Counter total of loose change is seen on computer screen, counter stops at exact amount
1996 Mouse Magic 19
Bob Driebeek Ein Pfennig für Ihre Gedanken board with six slots, coins are arranged after instructions
Inspired by 1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 19
Ron Bauer Second Sight comedy triple prediction, heads or tails, total of numbers from date of the coin and a card, three envelopes
Inspired by
  • David Britland's "Second Sight" in "Sorcerer Vol.1"
1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 77
Unknown Coin Ruse apparently coin is taken from a handful of change from spectator, coin force
1997 L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 78
Steve Beam Against All Odds spectator names amount of change in envelope, with variations
Inspired by
  • Chris "Doc" Dixon's "Change of Mind"
VariationsAlso published here
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1293
Ken De Courcy Heads? Or Tails? divination of heads or tails after instruction game, with fortunetelling fish
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 13
Ted Lesley Money in Your Pocket prediction of total of spectator's coins, with kicker
1997 It's Paramiraculous 15
Karl Fulves Map + Dowsing handful coins distributed on drawn map, one turned over, performer divines which one, using memory
1998 Combo 29
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
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9) 11
Ken De Courcy The Golden Gamble instruction game with coins
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Larry Becker Imagination invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in Himber wallet
Also published here 1998 The Himber Wallet Book 89
Harry Lorayne Wide And Free card and coin predicted in Himber wallet
1998 The Himber Wallet Book 161
David Regal Penny For Your Thoughts Penny chosen from a glass of pennies, magician can tell the date on the penny
1999 Close-Up & Personal 199
David Regal The Man With The X-Ray Eyes Four coins placed between two large slabs of marble. Any coin is secretly removed, the magician can tell which coin is removed
1999 Close-Up & Personal 215
Karl Fulves Mathematical 3-Cup Monte idea with three styrofoam cups
Inspired by 1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 135
Barrie Richardson The Trick That Fooled Einstein with coins
Also published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1989
1999 Theater of the Mind 119
Barrie Richardson Little Jackpot Coins
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Halloween 1997
1999 Theater of the Mind 175
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 A Penny for Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 164
Karl Fulves Bulgarian Solitaire four coin piles with one, two, three and four coins, coins moved around, outcome predicted, card application posed as a problem
Related to
  • August 1983 column "Mathematical Games" (Martin Gardner)
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 159
Steve Beam Against All Odds spectator names amount of change in envelope, with variations
Also published here 2001 Hand-Picked Card Tricks 38
Jim Steinmeyer Dimes & Pennies calculation stunt with coins
2002 Impuzzibilities 10
Steve Beam Steve's Nothing-To-Do-With-Canning's-Idea Prediction number is formed by simple arithmetics and predicted with a coin
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 210
Steve Beam Doug-Less with different dates on coins to form numbers
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 213
Jay Sankey Psychic Silver Magician predicts coin that spectator will take out with three other coins in the family, surprise ending of all the coins' dates matching
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade) 43
Karl Fulves 3-Coin Monte three cards and three coins, spectator moves cards around, performer places coins on cards which he thinks match the value of the coins via instructions
Inspired by 2003 Off The Books (Issue 4) 59
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2003 Connexions 7
Yoshi Akiyama, Harvey Rosenthal Three Coin Divination nickel, dime, penny and handful of change, some instructions given, divination about amount of change left in hand and coins on table
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 346
Barrie Richardson But There's More! "The 'Coins and Currency Divination' Revisited"
spectators take coins and bills while the performer is not looking, performer divines who holds what
Inspired by
  • "Coins and Currency Divination" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, Summer 1991)
  • "Dollars and (6th) Cents" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1971)
Related toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Millennium 2000
2005 Act Two 93
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 211
Karl Fulves Drawing Blanks penny, nickel, dime and quarter in matchbox, three coins removed and combined to form a number, fourth coin's value added, spectator lets performer know the number of digits, coins taken out are divined
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 50
Dai Vernon Three Covers and a Nickel Monte
Also published here
  • MUM, Dec. 2001
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 27
Stewart James Dollars and (6th) Sense Three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them (uses bills instead of coins)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct 1971
2007 The Essential Stewart James 159
Karl Fulves CyberDice dealflipdropcut with deck and the throwing of coins, posed as a problem
2008 Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 4
Fred Robinson Blind Date divining date on borrowed coin
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 272
Tyler Wilson Nine & Three spectator thinks of copper or silver coin, performer knows it, repeated, last phase is Dai Vernon's "The Challenge" with coins
Inspired by 2010 Reinventing the Real 132
Joe Berg A Mindreader's Dream four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each box
Variations 2011 Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 55
Mel Bennett Mel Bennett Notes using four coins with different dates on four cards instead
Inspired by 2011 Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 56
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
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham The Miracle Divination three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination
Inspired byRelated to 2012 Magical Mathematics 105
Ron Graham Ron's $1.96 trick Miracle Divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination
Related to 2012 Magical Mathematics 108
Robert E. Neale The Berg Variations notes on the prop and procedure
Inspired by
  • "Mindreader's Dream" (Joe Berg)
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 670
Ben Seward Coins Determine the value of a thought of coin
2013 Cog 39
Michael Weber Making Things Right two rows of three coins are formed and coins exchanged according to diagram, afterwards the coins are paired, credit information
Inspired by 2015 Making Things Right 4
So Sato Three to One three purses, spectator choses one, content predicts choice
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 60
Christoph Borer Die drei Wünsche five coins taken from purse, odd coin is found, storytelling presentation, fairy tale
2016 21 195
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
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