56 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Splitting Currency & Fusions
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Laurie Ireland The Quick Change Artist coin into several small coins
Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 22
Lu Brent "Here's Your Change---?" coin through knees, changes into small coins
Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 130
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Al Flosso, George Krage, a coin trick, a card rising gag by Henry Gordien and a joke by Al Plough
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 54
Dr. E. M. Roberts Splitting the Atom half dollar to two quarters and reverse (wax)
Modern Coin Magic 123
Dr. E. M. Roberts Change for a Dollar two half dollars to one dollar bill
Modern Coin Magic 124
Harvey Rosenthal Breaking Silver
Close-Up Sampler — Part 2 15
Sol Stone A Bird In Hand dollar changes to two half dollars and back
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 54
Les Shore Break-Up!
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 101
John C. Wagner Charisma Change object changes as it is dropped through hand
7 Secrets 49
Stephen Tucker Split Tenkai pennies, with two halves of a coin, coin is restored as climax
The Talon (Issue 4) 47
Al Schneider Split Silver Dollar into two half dollars and back
Al Schneider On Close-Up 56
Sol Stone Pulling Silver Silver dollar to two half dollars
CoinMagic 112
David Arthur Melifluous Meld Two quarters to a half dollar
CoinMagic 234
Steve Beam Drawback one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand, in repeat change into dollar
Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 11
Phillip Young Splitting Coins coin is split into two
Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 36
Steve Beam Change Box half dollar shaken in Okito Box, when tossed out it changes into 2 quarters
Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 45
Daryl Martinez Close-Quarters two quarters transform into half dollar
Also published here Close-up Fantasies Finalé 119
Tom Gagnon Split Level silver dollar on back of left hand, it changes into two half dollars
Sleightly Original 84
Herb Zarrow, Dan Garrett Visu-Pinch coin dropped into other hand changes visually (or dollar to two half dollars), see credit correction on page lxix
Related to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Stephen Tucker Karate coin split with Karate chop
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 179
John Carney 1/2 & 2/4 half dollar changes into 2 quarters and then back again a number of times
Carney Knowledge 16
Ross Bertram Two-Faced double sided coin changes into two separate coins, for magicians
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 68
Mike Gallo Magical Change dollar to two half dollars and back, then into four quarters
Encore III 49
Mike Gallo Two Dollars To Four Halves
  • Simplified Handling
Encore III 52
Mirko Ferrantini Split Silver silver dollar is split into two half dollars
The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 133
Ben Harris Alloy Division borrowed coin is broken, both halves become hole coins
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 100
Mike Gallo Break Four dollar to two half dollars to four quarters
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 22) 208
David Roth Twice The Tithe dime is "broken off" from half dollar, fuses together again via spellbound
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 53
David Roth Coniunctio - Traiectio - Disiunctio "Amalgamation - Transposition - Separation", two half dollard and one copper coin transpose, half dollars change to full dollar while doing so
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 56
David Roth Deep Palm Tenkai Merge Two half-dollars transform into a dollar
Expert Coin Magic 32
David Roth Pulling Off Ten Cents Pulling off a small piece of a half dollar, which transforms into a dime
Expert Coin Magic 39
Jay Sankey Shattered! dollar is shattered into loose change
Sankey Panky 30
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Making Change quarter in bull dog clip over a flame, changes into two dimes and a nickel, see also p. xi at back of book
Variations When Creators Collide... 11
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Making Change Again quarter changes into two dimes and a nickel, impromptu version without the clip
Inspired by When Creators Collide... 39
Gerald Deutsch For a Change
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 4) 1486
Sol Stone Arithmatic
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 1) 1587
Jay Sankey Quartertime Two Dollar bill transforms into One Dollar bill and four quarters
100% Sankey 61
Rocco Silano Silver Dollar to Two Half Dollars
Also published here
  • Ruminations, Vol. 2 No. 4, April 1987
If it fits... Sleeve it! 63
Gerald Deutsch Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 5) 1925
Paul Gertner Dollar to Halves to Quarters tabled, using K.I.X.
Steel and Silver 40
Paul Gertner Slap Split Coins dollar spun on table and slapped into two half dollars, then four quarters
Steel and Silver 75
Meir Yedid Making Change quarter changes into nickel and twenty cent coins
Inspired by Magical Wishes 13
Sol Stone More Coin-Fusion two half dollars to dollar
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 3) 2479
David Acer Double Header one double-headed and one double-tailed quarter shown, they fuse into one regular coin, then changes into half dollar
Natural Selections 78
Daryl Martinez Close Quarters two quarters transform into half dollar
Also published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 63
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Squink! dollar in shot glass splits into two half dollars when heated, then into four quarters
Ah-ha! 29
David Devant Change of a Half "Unsolved Mysteries"
half crown in hand changes to any combination of change the spectator chooses, posed as problem
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, August 1956
The Fine Print (Issue 5) 120
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
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 108
John Carney Bits dollar breaks into four pieces which change into four quarters, see Issue 3, p. 1, for further credits
Penumbra (Issue 2) 10
David Gripenwaldt The Sound Of One Coin Clinking two quarters slide together on table and transform into half dollar
Penumbra (Issue 10) 2
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 Prolix (Issue 3) 145
Daniel Garcia Math One quarter jumps from one hand to join another quarter in the other hand, then they fuse visually into a half dollar
Inspired by
  • "Pitchen' Penetration" (Paul Cummins)
Limited 10
Al Schneider Split Silver Dollar into two half dollars and back
Al Schneider Magic 250
Hiroshi Sawa 1-2-4-10 (One-Two-Four-Ten) One dollar coin splits into two half dollars, then into four quarters, then ten dimes.
Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 81
Tom Gagnon Pumpkin Seed Split half dollar split into two half dollars
Inspired by Too Hot for the Devil 188
Jan Logemann High Five two spectators cut (deeper) in two halves, four cards of same value show up, cutting the high card presentation, money prize is split in two
Inspired by
  • Aldo Colombini trick
Eine Inselbegabung tourt mit 52 Freunde 8