165 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Topological Effects
  
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Unknown The Travelling Counters twelve coins, travel around, at one point they are stuck together to a solid block Modern Magic 180
Unknown The "Heads and Tails" Trick coins turn over in a stack of coins, double-faced coin Modern Magic 182
Unknown To Pass Coins into a Bottle folding coin, hidden in cork More Magic 158
Unknown Coin to Bottle Wand mechanical wand to introduce folding coin into bottle More Magic 160
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der wandernde Thaler No. 10, borrowed marked coin travels audibly into glass bottle that a spectator holds on his head, examined, then bottle broken to retrieve coin, dummy coin really in bottle Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 39
Unknown Der magische Flaschenstöpsel No. 16, fake metal cork contains folding coin, spring catapults coin out of cork into bottle Der Amateurzauberer 48
Professor Hoffmann The Melting Coin (Improved) coin becomes soft, held into flame, becomes tin-foil ballRelated to
  • "La Pièce Fusible" (Robert-Houdin, Secrets of Conjuring and Magic)
Later Magic 484
Unknown Coin and Bottle Coin Magic 41
Harry Blackstone The Half Dollar and Ginger Ale Bottle folding coin Greater Magic 677
Unknown The Shell Coin fixing coin with shell with hair, spectator turns heads-up coin over under handkerchief, still heads-up The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 59
John Mulholland On the Coin in Bottle The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 648
Jimmy Muir Coin in Bottle bottle without bottom Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2, No. 10) 4
Al Baker Bending a Half Dollar The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 182
Audley Walsh Coin in Bottle Idea spectator holds coin under handkerchief and lets it fall into a glass of water, that stands on a deck of playing cards and everything is balanced on a bottle, coin ends up in bottle The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 106
Shaman Half-Head/Half-Tail Coin for rubbing-two-coins-together illusionRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
George Karger Karger's Bent Coin switch My Best 172
Joseph Dunninger Coin in Bottle Convincer for the sound The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 426
John Hamilton All Wet moves and subtleties for coin in bottle The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 111) 447
L. Vosburgh Lyons Discus Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same directionRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 410
Samuel Berland Pinched pieces are broken of from a half dollar, last piece transforms into a quarter The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 423
Wallace Lee The Ghost of a Coin Watch This One! 89
Wallace Lee The Ghost of a Coin coin to glass disc in spectator's hand Watch This One! 99
R. M. Jamison Half Dollar in the Bottle coin starts in bottle The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 622
Harry King A Coin, a Ring and a Handkerchief handkerchief held out by two spectators, coin placed on top, corners threaded through ring to lock coin in place, performer removes coin under cover Principles and Deceptions 51
Norman Jensen Half a Jit vanish of one half of a coin, context trick The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 215) 861
Gerald Kosky Color-I-Tus on perceiving reality, colored dots on a cards change, coin seems to be made from rubberInspired by
  • Nixon's Chinese Coin Mistery
The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 243) 970
Ralph De Shong The Half Dollar in the Bottle Modern Coin Magic 286
Stewart Judah Second Method Modern Coin Magic 288
Karrell Fox, Roy Kissell The Topsy Turvy Coins five coins alternated heads up/tails up arrange to all heads up Modern Coin Magic 81
Unknown Coin Through a Ring with a handkerchief, two methods, a.) folding coin, b.) fake wrapping Modern Coin Magic 171
Jimmy Buffaloe The Marksman hole appears in coin Modern Coin Magic 263
Gene Gordon Biting a Piece from a Coin Modern Coin Magic 290
Stewart James Sqeeze Play coin through hole in poker chip and ring, with handkerchief, shell 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 Modern Coin Magic 236
Tom Hollingsworth Second Version coin bite Modern Coin Magic 291
Dave Coleman Coin Through a Card (The Folding Quarter) with handkerchief Modern Coin Magic 291
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 3 With a Single Coin Modern Coin Magic 342
Unknown The Bent Penny coin bends in spectator's hand Modern Coin Magic 186
Dr. Boris Zola Silver Extraction coin to transparent coin Modern Coin Magic 187
Unknown, Wallace Lee The Ghost of a Coin half dollar to glass disc, two methods Modern Coin Magic 188
Karrell Fox That's a Hot One coin vanishes and appears in a folded tissue paper which is to small for the coin, flash paper Kornfidentially Yours 12
Don Alan Sneaky Half Dollar in Bottle coin in bottle combined with Anti-Gravico gimmick Pretty Sneaky 32
Edward Marlo Solid-Soft-Solid-Gone coin folded in paper is bent Coining Magic 16
Robert E. Olson Folding Money coin is produced from a smaller container The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 410
Silent Mora Chinese Money Trick chinese coin is stretched, then formed into man-like coin (originally from Sphinx) The New Modern Coin Magic 411
John Braun Penny Prestidigitation combination routine with seven pennies The New Modern Coin Magic 414
C. Thomas Magrum Quick Change dollar to half dollar to copper, vanishes, dollar reappears bent and is straightened The New Modern Coin Magic 472
Rolland Hamblen A Surprising Routine marked coin, silver extracted and becomes transparent, original coin in box The New Modern Coin Magic 428
Hans G. Stumpf, George Leitmayr Match Sword Box coin in matchbox is penetrated by six matches The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 91
Bobby Bernard Melted silver extraction from coin, big part is transparent one part is still the coin The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 223
Alan Shaxon, Tommy Scott The Watch in Bottle! coin in bottle, then watch to nest of boxesRelated to My Kind of Magic 33
J. W. Sarles Quicksilver marked coin locked in silk with ring, repeat The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 336
Roland Hurley The De-Materializing Coin chinese coin with square hole and half dollar with round hole transpose, then holes transposeInspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 9
Alan Alan The Balance Coins coins cling to fingers, using thread (Dual Control Gimmick) Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 265
Gene Nielsen Gellerism Plus penny bending The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 81) 402
Amedeo Vacca Penetrating Copper copper and silver in handkerchief, locked with finger ring, named coin penetrates ring Amedeo's Continental Magic 85
Stephen Minch Wilting Coinage bending borrowed coin visibly Mind & Matter 47
Harvey Rosenthal Sixty Cent Trick small coin on larger coin, coins change size, metamorphosis change Close-Up Sampler - Part 1 11
Harvey Rosenthal The Unknown coin bends in two steps, metamorphosis change Close-Up Sampler - Part 1 10
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
Harvey Rosenthal Silver Shadow coin wrapped in handkerchief, ball of silver pulled through handkerchief, glass disc remains in handkerchief, then changes back to silver coin when rubbed against silver foil The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2) 896
Barrie Richardson Coin In bottle - Mentalism & Molecules folding coin is signed and bottle is broken with a hammer Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 4) 501
Paul Harris Torn & Restored Coin Three pieces of a coin fuses into one coinVariations SuperMagic 42
Al Mann The Bends coin is bent and foldedRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 1
Eric Mason A Pound With A Bottle coin in bottle, forming a cone with a bill Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 9) 574
Peter Crush Peter's Presto Pop-In English penny in tonic bottle by placing the coin on the neck and pushing it in Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 9) 575
Trevor Lewis Hole Card coin fits through hole in card even though it is too small Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 43
Shigeo Futagawa Handkerchief and Coin handkerchief is moved and coin remains in place Introduction to Coin Magic 13
David Roth Torn & Restored Coin Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 92
Karrell Fox "Outa-Shape" Penetration plastic glass and coin penetrate table, both come out warped and distorted Another Book 67
Karrell Fox Unglued quarter put in hand, changes into circle of copper wire and the center copper layer is no longer visible at edge of quarter Another Book 45
Michael Ammar Let's Hit the Bottle corked bottleAlso published here The Command Performance - Premier Issue 28
Al Schneider Ghostal Coin silver of a half dollar is squeezed out, the now transparent coin and the silver is put back together to a normal coin Al Schneider On Close-Up 51
John Carney Le Perrier - Coin In Bottle Related to Encore II 40
Nick Pudar The Incredible "Bulk" with two coins that have tape around them, kicker: stuck together Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 9) 531
Sol Stone Silver Hole Switcheroo Moving hole on a coin CoinMagic 119
Scott Weiser Key to the Orient Chinese coin on padlock CoinMagic 180
John Bentz Stick It Needle Through Coin CoinMagic 196
Les Shore The Melting Coin with matchbook CoinMagic 226
David Roth The Complete Torn and Restored Coin CoinMagic 28
Richard Kaufman, Scott Weiser Torn Between Two Worlds Torn, changed and then restored coin CoinMagic 193
Geoffrey Latta Silver Extraction No. 1 Extract the Silver from a coin CoinMagic 133
Geoffrey Latta Silver Extraction No. 2 Extract the SIlver from a coin CoinMagic 134
Stephen Tucker Zig Zag Coin middle section of coin is moved to the side Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 12
Michael Weber Striking Glass ungaffed, coin not bigger than openingRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 11) 92
Jeff Busby Credit Information on coin in bottle Two Perfected Professional Routines 3
Richard Osterlind The Marked Borrowed Coin in Bottle ungaffed coin Two Perfected Professional Routines 17
Michael J. Gerhardt Ultra C/S Transposition chinese coin and half dollar, as climax only the hole transposes Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 11) 847
Ray Mertz Hole Coin/Whole Coin penny with hole in silk, half dollar in hand, the hole transposes into half dollarInspired by
  • "Hugs & Kisses" (Al Schneider)
The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 154
Stephen Tucker Coineto coin from hand to hand, first a quarter, then half and three quarters travel Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 14
Stephen Tucker The Rolled Coin ideas with rolled up coin, travel to pen Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 29) 571
Paul Harris, Dick Ryan Chocolate Coin real coin is torn open as if it were a chocolate coin with tin foilInspired byAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 82
Stephen Tucker Ferryman four coins travel under four playing cards, as a kicker one coin is found to be bent Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 25) 475
Michael Weber The Ship in the Bottle ungaffed Side Effects 13
Ed Eckl Susie B. torn coin Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 102
David Roth A Funnel Coin in Bottle Coin in bottle through a funnel Expert Coin Magic 44
David Roth New Wave Coin in Bottle Expert Coin Magic 47
David Roth The Funnel Coins change into tiny coins to fit through funnel into bottle Expert Coin Magic 310
David Roth The Salt Shaker Coin in Salt Shaker, Shaker through Table Expert Coin Magic 343
Ben Harris Masquerade ink on coin burns hole in coin in shape of index of forced card (flash paper) Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1055
David Roth Pulling Off Ten Cents Pulling off a small piece of a half dollar, which transforms into a dime Expert Coin Magic 39
David Roth A Mighty Squeeze Fold a coin in half and then quarters Expert Coin Magic 40
David Roth The Eraser Erase pieces of a coin Expert Coin Magic 152
David Roth Linking Coins fusion of two, then three half dollars Expert Coin Magic 158
David Roth Linking Coins II Fusion of two coins, then three Expert Coin Magic 316
David Roth Silly Putty Coin folds in sympathy with a silly putty impression of it Expert Coin Magic 336
Jay Sankey Bridging The Gap using a clear glass tube as gag explanation for Coins Across through which rolled up coin slides Sankey Panky 53
Karrell Fox "A New Look at an Old Effect" cone funnel twisted with dollar bill, used to drop coin into bottle My Latest Book 24
David Williamson Coin in Bottle application for striking vanish, brief Williamson's Wonders 20
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlingsAlso published here Without 1
Karl Fulves Zimzum coin drops through holes in paper that are much smaller Money Moves 10
Simon Lovell Assassination Three bullet holes appear in a coin after magician feigns assassinating Kennedy - coin then changes into a bullet Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 59
Unknown Metal bending No. 27, coin apparently soft and bent back and forth Self-Working Coin Magic 39
Ori Ashkenazi It Seems so right Coin appears to have two head sides Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 12) 1863
Michael Ammar Let's Hit the Bottle Also published here The Magic of Michael Ammar 175
John Carney Quarter Spin bottle appears, quarter travels in and out of bottle two timesRelated to Carneycopia 176
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlingsAlso published here Smoke and Mirrors 148
Michael Weber The Ship in the Bottle ungaffed, coin not bigger than opening, improved handlingRelated to Life Savers 121
Ted Lesley Die Faltmünze coin in bottle, long article with multiple versions Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 3) 4
Bob Friedhoffer Strongarm Variations Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 8) 1959
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins Ein Profi packt aus... 140
Alan Alan Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 4) 2059
Bob Elliott Coin in Bottle Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 10) 2269
Dan Garrett Bottle Piggy Bank Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 8) 2391
Aldo Colombini ESP Coins coins assume shapes of symbols Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 11) 2429
Nate Leipzig Balancing of a Half Dollar on the Finger Tips short note from Hilliard's notebook More Greater Magic 1091
Bob Gill Gyro-Compass Chinese compass applied to coin with straight sides New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 6) 17
Yuji Wada Stretching Your Money two coins are produced, then they become magnetic and travel to one hand, finally one coin is stretched The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 3) 6
Karl Norman Coin in the Bottle 40 Years at the Forks 36
Karrell Fox Sympathetic Coins bunch of quarters are alternating heads up and face up, when dropped singly all heads up Much Ado About Something 29
John West Borrowed Coin In Bottle slit in plastic bottle Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 10) 2704
Michael Kaminskas You Marked It marked coin in corked bottle Miracle Material 66
Michael Kaminskas Hitting the Bottle bottle is produced then coin in bottle, as a climax bottle vanishes Miracle Material 81
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleevingAlso published here Five-Star Magic 5
Paul Harris Cheap Juggler pennies are balanced on edge, then shown stapled together The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul) 241
Paul Harris Putty Buddy paddly is formed out of silly putty, coins pressed into it turn over and change The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 31
Don Tanner, Paul Harris The Twinkie Bottle pen drops through hole in washer into bottle The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 43
Paul Harris Twinkie Too pen drops through hole in washer into bottle The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 44
Paul Harris The Shape of Astonishment impression of coin in foil changes from heads to tails The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 13
John Scarne Heads I Win one of two coins turns over on back of hand with wave of handRelated to Underworld (Issue 4) 43
Paul Harris Torn & Restored Coin (revised) three pieces of coin melt together into coin, using folding coinInspired by The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 145
Paul Harris, Dick Ryan Chocolate Coin real coin is torn open as if it were a chocolate coin with tin foilAlso published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 133
Sam Schwartz Bottled penny and quarter in hand, hand-pocket sequence, chosen coin travels into miniature bottle, first marketed in 1964Related to The Fine Print (Issue 6) 151
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Torque II coin gets hot, is dropped into drink which boils, becomes lump of silver Ah-ha! 14
Karl Fulves Copper copper layer in US quarters moves from being nearer to the head side to the tail side The Fine Print (Issue 6) 154
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Torque coin gets hot, is dropped into drink which boils, bends Ah-ha! 12
Toyosane Sanada Bottled Quicksilver coins into miniature bottle, shrink when entering The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 139
Karl Fulves Up His Sleeve "Unsolved Mysteries"
small bottle dropped in sleeve, marked coin in other sleeve, hands held up and clink sound heard, coin is in bottle, or two marked coins in both sleeves transpose, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 7) 177
Chad Long Stretching Silver borrowed quarter is bent and stretched, then returned Some Other Stuff... 7
David Berglas Coin in the Bottle coin in in bottle, as an encore marked coin is put in bottle again and handed out as a souvenir The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 139
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
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleevingAlso published here New Magician Foolers 4
Jay Sankey The Changeling Two initialed coins transpose, then fuse into one coin with initials on both sides Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 31
David Acer New Millenium Tenkai Pennies Tenkai Pennies with signed coins - then signatures end up on same coin Random Acts of Magic 227
Joseph K. Schmidt Trapdoor Coin stream of rice produced from hole in Chinese coinRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 345
Vanni Bossi Impromptu Coin in Bottle Routine Lecture Notes Las Vegas 2007 12
Arthur Ward Mystic Ring coin marked with sticker, tossed in container with other coins, performer's ring tossed in as well, marked coin is suddenly permanently welded to top of ring Prolix (Issue 5) 339
Oliver Meech Fish Bowl Coin Illusion Fish drawn on one side of coin, circle drawn on the other side. Coin is spun, fish ends up drawn inside the circle. The Plot Thickens 26
Oliver Meech Dripping Coin A silver coin is partially melted and dripped on a copper coin, turning it silver The Plot Thickens 36
Oliver Meech Pop In Coin appears in sealed Snapple bottle, teaches method to reseal the bottle Plot Twists 38
Unknown Jinn Fizz uncarbonated bottle opened, it fizzes, then brass token into bottle Prolix (Issue 7) 460
Micky Wong 入钱 (Taking Credit a.k.a. Coin in Octopus Card) Putting coin into a train card, then taking it out again The Ace Assembly All-Star Lecture Notes 28
John Wilson The Hypnotic Coin Bend coin bends in spectator's handInspired by
  • "Skin" (Benjamin Earl, DVD, 2008)
You and Me and the Devil Makes Three - Volume I 25
Michael Kras The Weakness Magician can slide coin around on table, but spectator unable to slide coin on table surface Elixir (Vol. 1, No. 2 (Autumn #1)) 18
Johnny Thompson Coin in the Bottle The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 51