48 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Penetration / Cigarette/Pencil/... through Coin
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Ernest W. Brady You Son of a Witch coin is pierced with pin and is unharmed again
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 397
Paul Morris Nail Through Half Dollar (originally from Hugard's Magic Monthly)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 478
Bob Ostin A Routine for the "Pencil Through the Penny" with small piece of paper
1968 Fingertip Fantasies 50
Lin Searles Thru A Quarter
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 674
Karrell Fox Poka-Cola bet: getting cigarette into bottle while spectator hold coin on its mouth, penetration
1979 Another Book 55
Mark Weston Hong Kong Coin Visible Release chinese coin penetrates pencil
Nov. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 942
Michael Ammar Pencil Thru Quarter
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Encore I 2
Fred C. Baumann Knife Through Coin
July 1981 Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 7) 513
Jim Sutton, Tom Craven Poor Man's Pencil Thru' Quarter paper napkin cover
May 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 5) 635
Bob Chesbro Cigarette Thru Quarter
1982 The Tipnician 16
Ross Bertram Hole-y Smoke using coin with hole
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 199
Stephen Tucker The Hole Idea after cigarette through coin, coin is moved on coin, half of hole remains on rim
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 22
Derek Dingle New Wave Cigarette Through Quarter
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36) 392
Ben Harris Silver Through Silver spoon handle penetrates coin, then coin vanishes
1985 Out Of His Mind! 94
Michael Rubinstein Cigarette-Through-Coin Clean-Up
Sep. 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 9) 1257
Mike Gallo I'd Rather Switch beginning for cigarette through coin, coin is apparently taken from a handful of change
1989 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 26) 450
Bob King Cig Through Quarter Get Away
1989 Magician Foolers 18
Gary Ouellet The Anxiety Factor cigarette through coin
1990 Close Up Illusions 315
Rocco Silano Cigarette Through Quarter
1990 If it fits... Sleeve it! 65
David Williamson Kung Fu Quarter
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 ca. How Magic Works 3
Michael Ammar Pencil Thru Quarter
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 161
Michael Ammar Trade Show Climax coin permanently stuck on pencil
Variations 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 166
David Williamson Pencil Thru Quarter Finesse extraction move
1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 283
Wylee Packer Q(uarter)-Tips Q-Tips through quarter
July 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2242
Michael Close, Karrell Fox Ruthless Peephole combining cigarette through quarter routine by Karrell Fox and Dan Harlan's Card-toon
1994 Workers Number 4 28
Jackie McClements Softmint just a hole in coin as gaff
1994 Shock Treatment 8
Tommy Wonder Cigarette Through Quarter: A Handling
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 257
Tom Stone Zen and the Art of Fooling Colleagues magician's joke, cigarette through coin with chinese coin, sucker
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 45
Michael Kaminskas Target Practice karate coin with pencil, as a climax coin permanently stuck on pencil
Inspired by 1996 Miracle Material 85
Bob King Pen Through Quarter with sleeving
Also published here 1996 Five-Star Magic 4
Joe Rindfleisch Above-Board Pencil Through Coin
Aug. 1997 Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 8) 2829
Steve Beam Leftovers on mindspring website, 4F, Allan Slaight, Les Berry, Noel Coughlin, Doug Canning, Mike Beam, tip on Cigarette through Quarter by Mike Gallo, Abacus, Bill Robinson
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1284
Joshua Jay Paintbrush Penetration Paintbrush and coin routine - coin vanishes and appears, paintbrush disappears and jumps behind ear, finally paintbrush penetrates coin
1999 Magic Atlas 135
Don Alan Burning Sensation (Cigarette Through Quarter)
2000 In a Class by Himself — The Legacy of Don Alan 27
Bob King Pen Through Quarter with sleeving
Also published here 2003 New Magician Foolers 3
David Williamson Pencil Pusher
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 MagiFest ManiFest 3
Jon Allen The Hole pen through coin, with a ring
2003 Jon Allen's Lecture — The Director's Cut — The Sequel 2
Michael Rubinstein Marked Bill Through Coin
Also published here June 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 6) 24
Bob Ostin Spectator's Choice Coin Penetration coin of any denomination is given to the performer and penetrated with a pencil
  • "Spectator's Choice Coin Penetration" in "Abracadabra" Nr. 2355. March, 1991.
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 85
Miguel Ángel Gea Hole Stretched to Infinite pen through coin, then hole in made bigger until coin is gone
  • No Sleeves Variant
2005 (ca.) Magic with Coins from the Profound of Madrid 12
Anthony Owen The Amazing Karate Pencil Of Death coin through pencil
Also published here 2007 Some More Tricks 31
Miguel Gómez La moneda atravesada por la aguja (Magia para economias remendadas), coin is pierced with a needle
2007 El Placer de la Magia 69
Curtis Kam The lesson of the Cigarette through Quarter
2015 Wrestling With Magic 14
Anthony Owen The Amazing Karate Pencil of Death coin through pencil
Also published here 2017 Secrets 99
Joaquín Navajas Cigarillo a través de la moneda cigarette through coin
2019 Monedas Personales Y Más 109
Michael Rubinstein Signed Bill Through Coin
VariationsAlso published here 2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 299
Michael Rubinstein Display Position for cigarette through coin type routines
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 301
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 Rubinstein Coin Magic 309