88 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Topological Effects / Coin in Bottle
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To Pass Coins into a Bottle folding coin, hidden in cork
1890 158
Coin to Bottle Wand mechanical wand to introduce folding coin into bottle
1890 160
Der magische Flaschenstöpsel folding corn in hollow cork with release mechanism
Sep. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9)
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
1899 39
Der magische Flaschenstöpsel No. 16, fake metal cork contains folding coin, spring catapults coin out of cork into bottle
1900 48
Coin and Bottle
1935 41
Harry Blackstone The Half Dollar and Ginger Ale Bottle folding coin
1938 677
John Mulholland On the Coin in Bottle
The Jinx (Issue 108)
Jimmy Muir Coin in Bottle bottle without bottom
Apr. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10)
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
Dec. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 25)
William H. McCaffrey Coin in Bottle Routine
1943 31
Joseph Dunninger Coin in Bottle Convincer for the sound
May 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 106)
John Hamilton All Wet moves and subtleties for coin in bottle
Aug. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 111)
R. M. Jamison Half Dollar in the Bottle coin starts in bottle
July 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 154)
U. F. Grant Half Dollar in Bottle coin in bottle as a practical joke for bar tender
Oct. 1948 4
Ralph De Shong The Half Dollar in the Bottle
1952 286
Stewart Judah Second Method
Variations 1952 288
Don Alan Sneaky Half Dollar in Bottle coin in bottle combined with Anti-Gravico gimmick
1956 32
Stewart James Silversion signed coin to sealed bottle under handkerchief, sealed with cellophane on top
1957 1
Matt Schulien The Half in the Bottle
1959 110
Bob Ostin My Coin in Bottle Routine with cork
1968 67
Bob Paul Dime & Penny coin changes inside bottle, marked
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Alan Shaxon, Tommy Scott The Watch in Bottle! coin in bottle, then watch to nest of boxes
Related to 1970 33
Billy McComb William Reminisces
  • Not Worried!
  • Switch is Switch!
  • Ringing the Changes
  • "I've Heard That One Before"
  • Hazards! and Hostesses
  • William the Palmist!
  • Appearing Doves - and Vanishing Loops!
1972 127
Ellison Poland Bird In Glass Cage
1973 65
Claus "Dixon" Wegener Kleine Tips zur Faltmünze tips for the folding coin, coin in bottle with hollow wine cork, Moneymat
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 4)
Barrie Richardson Coin In bottle - Mentalism & Molecules folding coin is signed and bottle is broken with a hammer
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4)
Eric Mason A Pound With A Bottle coin in bottle, forming a cone with a bill
May 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Peter Crush Peter's Presto Pop-In English penny in tonic bottle by placing the coin on the neck and pushing it in
May 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Coins in the Bottle coins travel one by one into corked bottle
1978/76 138
Billy McComb Coin to Bottle with folding coin index
1978/76 138
Michael Ammar Let's Hit the Bottle corked bottle
Also published here 1980 28
John Carney Le Perrier - Coin In Bottle
Related to 1981 40
Wayne Dobson Schhh... It's Wayne Dobson multi-phase coin through table routine, coin in bottle kicker
Babel (Issue 2)
Tom Gagnon Soda Jerk coin in bottle with transposition phase, folding copper/silver
Inspired by 1981 89
Michael Weber Striking Glass ungaffed, coin not bigger than opening
Related toVariations July 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Jeff Busby Credit Information on coin in bottle
1983 3
Richard Osterlind The Marked Borrowed Coin in Bottle ungaffed coin
1983 17
"Magic" Christian Stelzel The Coin in the Bottle bottle is smashed with hammer to bring coin out again
1983 16
Michael Weber The Ship in the Bottle ungaffed
Also published here 1984 13
David Roth A Funnel Coin in Bottle Coin in bottle through a funnel
1985 44
David Roth New Wave Coin in Bottle
1985 47
David Roth The Funnel Coins change into tiny coins to fit through funnel into bottle
1985 310
David Roth The Salt Shaker Coin in Salt Shaker, Shaker through Table
1985 343
Barrie Richardson Mind Sizzler! folding coin is signed and bottle is broken with a hammer
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1985
Magick (Issue 358)
Michael Weber The Ship in the Bottle ungaffed
Also published here 1985 17
Karrell Fox "A New Look at an Old Effect" cone funnel twisted with dollar bill, used to drop coin into bottle
1988 24
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings
Also published here 1989 1
David Williamson Coin in Bottle application for striking vanish, brief
1989 20
Patrick Page The Coin in Bottle
Also published here 1990 80
Michael Ammar Let's Hit the Bottle
Also published here 1991 175
John Carney Quarter Spin bottle appears, quarter travels in and out of bottle two times
Related to 1991 176
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings
Also published here 1991 148
Michael Weber The Ship in the Bottle ungaffed, coin not bigger than opening, improved handling
Related to 1991 121
Ted Lesley Die Faltmünze coin in bottle, long article with multiple versions
Also published here Aug./Sep. 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Patrick Page Die Münze in der Flasche
Also published here Dec. 1991
Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 4 & 5)
Bob King Repeat Coin in Bottle with sleeving
Related to 1991 19
Alexander de Cova Anmerkung body servante to switch or ditch coins
1992 140
Bob Elliott Coin in Bottle
Oct. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 10)
Dan Garrett Bottle Piggy Bank
Aug. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 8)
John Murray Real Coin in the Bottle slot in bottle
1994 165
Karl Norman Coin in the Bottle
1995 36
John West Borrowed Coin In Bottle slit in plastic bottle
Oct. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 10)
Michael Kaminskas You Marked It marked coin in corked bottle
1996 66
Michael Kaminskas Hitting the Bottle bottle is produced then coin in bottle, as a climax bottle vanishes
1996 81
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleeving
Related toAlso published here 1996 5
Bob Farmer A Ship in a Bottle bet about putting a half dollar in a bottle, word play
Mar. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Sam Schwartz Bottled penny and quarter in hand, hand-pocket sequence, chosen coin travels into miniature bottle, first marketed in 1964
Related to 1997 151
Larry White The Bermuda Bottle label and coin penetrate corked bottle, wrapped inside newspaper, with variation by Ted Lesley
Related to July 1997 3
Toyosane Sanada Bottled Quicksilver coins into miniature bottle, shrink when entering
Winter 1998 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
1998 177
Barrie Richardson Molecules in Motion initialed coin in bottle, then other objects as well like key, button, ring, bottle smashed at the end
Inspired by 1999 30
Christian Ehret Canned Coin coin penetrates into can even though it is too small to fit through the opening
Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Adam Williamson Pop Top Drop coin penetrates bottle cap of plastic bottle
Feb. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 6)
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
2002 139
Bob King Coin in Bottle with sleeving
Also published here 2003 4
"Joro" Bruno Hennig Münze in der Flasche with funnel
2003 5
Vanni Bossi Impromptu Coin in Bottle Routine
2007 12
Nicholas Bengtson Abyss ungaffed coin inside plastic bottle, many handling variations
  • Bonus Sealed Bottle
  • Signed Coin in Sealed Bottle
  • Extras & Advice
2007 1
Tom Stone Key of Doom bottle locked with special cover, key penetrates into bottle
2007 13
Geoffrey Durham Thirty Years of Coins and Bottles
  • Coin In Bottle 1: coin openly placed in jar magically transports to small bottle that spectator holds
  • Coin In Bottle 2: fairly standard Coin in Bottle effect, much detail on handling and staging
2008 123
Oliver Meech Pop In Coin appears in sealed Snapple bottle, teaches method to reseal the bottle
2010 38
Jinn Fizz uncarbonated bottle opened, it fizzes, then brass token into bottle
Prolix (Issue 7)
Román García El Principio de Samuelson coin and label of bottle inside bottle, bottle can be handed to spectator
Related to 2010 53
Cameron Francis Discipline one of two coins travels into plastic bottle
Inspired by Sep. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 9)
Ted Lesley Münze in Flasche coin in bottle, long article with multiple versions
Also published here July 2013 15
Johnny Thompson Coin in the Bottle
2018 51
Alexander Boyce Coin in Bottle with marked coin, for stand-up with spectator sitting on stage
Feb. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 2)