503 entries in Coin / Gaffed / Shell
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
A notable tricke to transforme a counter to a groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thin cover disc stuck onto it with wax to show both sides of coin (pre-shell), then disc stolen away and coin changes cleanly in one hand
Related to 1584 185
A notable trick to transform a Counter into a Groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thin cover disc stuck onto it with wax to show both sides of coin (pre-shell), then disc stolen away and coin changes cleanly in one hand
Related to 1634 46
Professor Hoffmann Multiplying Coins and Tricks therewith shell, one coin becomes three and one again
1890 161
Coin Duplication making two out of one coin one-handed, shell
Related to 1890 162
Professor Hoffmann The eight Coins and two Brass Covers four borrowed coins each under two brass covers, coins travel from one pile to the other, two shells, also done in hands of spectator without covers
1890 165
Head or Tail showing whatever the spectator wants, double-sided coin & shell
1890 171
Die Thalerwanderung one-ahead coins across with shell, performed with two cover tubes
Related to Feb. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Die Thalerwanderung second part of description, including the traveling of a coin into the spectator's hand
Related to Mar. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin stand, coin multiplication, shell with three thin coins inside
Dec. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Der Thaler als Trauring finger through coin, coin with hole starts out in a shell, one-handed
Feb. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Related to Sep. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Professor Bellonie Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin production routine
July 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Vermehrung der Thaler No. 4, one coin is used to produce multiple coins by breaking off a piece that turns out to be a new coin
1899 23
Der Doppelthaler No. 4, shell and applications
1900 11
Coin Duplication and Vanish with shell, vanish with standard fake pick-up of shell
1900 12
Coin through Table coin thrown in full glass (or hat), penetrates glass and table, shell
1900 13
Der Lochthaler No. 10, finger through coin, one-handed and two-handed handling, hole coin with shell
1900 28
T.J. Crawford The Migratory Coins using a shell
1933 23
Penny Changes to a Dime two pennies, one changes into dime
1935 37
Penny and Dime dime covered by penny penetrates card and falls into glass, nesting coin gaff
1935 38
Half Dollar and Penny coin transformation, unusual gaff
1935 38
An Easy Trick coin travels under hat
1935 41
Coin and String coin with hole penetrates string held by spectators
1935 42
A Finger Gimlet
Variations 1935 42
A Penetrating Coin coin penetrates plate and falls into glass
1935 43
Silver to Bronze half dollar covered by drawer of a match box changes to penny and back
1935 43
The Shell Coin fixing coin with shell with hair, spectator turns heads-up coin over under handkerchief, still heads-up
1939 59
G. Gloria Ruban de Soie coupé er réparé ribbon is pulled through coin with two slits, cut and restored
May 1941 6
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Miniature Card and Coin miniature card printed between two coins
1942 18
James G. Thompson Jr. Mystery on the Half Shell coin production, vanish and penetration of the pocket
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 26)
William S. Houghton A Shell Coin Routine two spectators hold one coin each
  • Variation
1943 46
William S. Houghton Another Shell Coin Routine penny coin through hand, coin becomes two pennies, one changes into a quarter, another quarter produced, coin vanishes from spectator's hand, dull/shiny double-headed coin
1943 47
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paper
Related to May 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 83)
Jerry Lukins The Homing Coins up the sleeve type, four coins to glass, shell
Variations May 1945
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 2 No. 12)
R. M. Jamison The $1.85 Trick nested shell set, chinese coin as surprise finish
Sep. 1945 151
Phil Huckabee Money Money Money six coins are produced and vanish again, on spectator's lapel
Jan. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 98)
Phil Huckabee The Penny-trating Coin one of two coins penetrates spectator's hand, penny/dime set
1947 94
J. B. Bobo Mystery with a Shell Half short flurry, method to separate shell from coin
1947 96
Ed Heyl Cork Coin coin that swims
May 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 150)
James G. Thompson Jr. Specious Specie lengthy coin transposition routine, then multiple coin production and vanish, with handkerchief
Aug. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 157)
Frederick Braue Coin & Card photographic coin, method to get rid of shell, brief
May 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 12)
The Hobo's Prayer penny changes into dime, with prepared matchbook
1949 15
Jack Chanin Paddled with paddle, rubberband and coins
Jan. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 194)
Al Baker The Vanishing Quarter using ring and two playing cards and shell
Also published here 1951 80
Stewart James Sqeeze Play coin through hole in poker chip and ring, with handkerchief, shell
1952 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
1952 236
Stewart James Money Paper paper disc penetrates a stack of four pennies and ends up inside a business card, nickel & penny set
1952 237
Stewart James Almost a Transposition trasposition of dime and penny, as a kicker the dime transforms into two nickels, nickel & penny set, dime & penny set
Related to 1952 238
Alfred Caroselli The Homing Coins three coins travel back under a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set
1952 239
The Circus Trick several coins vanish from a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set
1952 240
The 16¢ Vanish several coins vanish out of the hand, 21 cent shell set
1952 241
Rolland Hamblen 85¢ Through the Table (The $1.35 Trick) several coins through handkerchief and table, $1.35 shell set
1952 241
Liberty Head Half and U.S. Penny
1952 260
J. B. Bobo The Shell Half general remarks
1952 265
Mystery with a Half Shell two coins, one appears and vanishes
1952 265
Shell Split shell and coin are clipped in front palm, coin thrown, shell kept in position
1952 265
How to Make Money one coin appears, two coins are rubbed together and one transforms into a quarter
1952 266
Dave Coleman Three Questions two half dollars - one has an X on one side - are rubbed together, the marked coin transforms to a quarter with an X on it
1952 268
Coin Through a Glass two coins in a glass, one coin travels visually into the other glass
1952 268
Jimmy Buffaloe Perfect Coin Through Handkerchief shell
1952 270
Dr. Carl L. Moore 25¢ and 50¢ Transposition quarter and half dollar change places, in the end both are halves
1952 272
The Peregrinating Halves four half dollar coins from hand to hand, one by one
1952 273
Shell Split Move
Related to 1952 274
Milton Kort Coins Through the Table with shell and glass
Variations 1952 276
Milton Kort Removing Shell from Stack in spectator's hand
1952 278
Milton Kort The Protean Coin coin changes from copper to silver several times
1952 279
Milton Kort The Sympathetic Coin on handkerchief, one card, three silver & one copper, shell
Variations 1952 282
Shell Pickup Under a Card
1952 283
The Modern Miser five coins appear
1952 285
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 9
1952 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 10 shell
1952 345
James G. Thompson Jr. Routine No. 17
1952 350
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Hole the Coin coin transforms in process
Inspired by Aug. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 261)
Stan White Coin Hold Up coin transpo using Texas Holdup clothespin
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
John A. M. Howie Psychicoin spirit taps, with coin and ashtray, eventually coin penetrates ashtray
Inspired by
  • L. Vosburgh Lyon's "The Tapping Ball" in Bruce Elliott's "Magic as a Hobby"
The New Phoenix (Issue 348)
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Münzenwunder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectator
Also published here 1961 26
Regular Shell Coins
1966 438
Expanded Shells
1966 438
Albert Goshman The Sun and Moon
Variations 1966 440
Sam Leo Horowitz A Quarter and A Half half dollar and quarter become two half dollar and back
1966 444
John Mulholland Quarter and Half Routine
1966 445
Conrad H. Haden A Surprise Routine with the $1.35 Trick
1966 447
James T. Stoppard Stoppard's Peregrinating Coins coin produced from purse frame, travel to glass, placed in purse frame
1966 447
Horace Goldin The Witch-Doctor's Coin chinese coin and string routine, two routines (originally from Sphinx)
1966 463
J. B. Bobo Coin on the Stick chinese coin
1966 466
Stewart Judah A Copper and Silver Release coins threaded on string, penny and dime set
1966 468
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning The Flash Silver and Copper silver and copper coin wrapped in flash paper in ash tray, lighted, copper penetrates ash tray, "Gerald Bruning"
1966 471
Rolland Hamblen The Photo Coins coin travels from one hand to other, paper between coins, selected card appears on paper
1966 475
Edward Marlo, Takeshi Nemoto Hanktration coin visibly penetrates handkerchief and falls into glass
1966 483
Louis Tannen Blasted coin penetrates inverted glass which is on gaffed tray
Related to 1966 486
Louis Tannen Blasted, Jr.
1966 488
Bob Farrell More Monte using bill
Inspired by Jan. 1966 14
Aaron Wainer Apex date on coins divined
Also published here Feb. 1966 21
Niberco Four Coins and a Tumbler four coins
1967 198
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Migrating Pennies eight coins, travel from under lid into box, from box into hand, penetrate the table and the box, two shells
1967 232
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Spieler-Glück one of two coins penetrates glass
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 2)
Heinz "Durox" Rüegg 4 Tips several brief descriptions of ideas
  • introducing shell
  • paper coins
  • appearing cane
  • milk bottle
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 5)
Aaron Black Black's Invisible Flight Of Silver five coins one by one
1969 147
Aaron Black Padded Shell shell lined with aluminum foil so it does not tinkle
Also published here 1969 151
Roland Hurley Chinese Enigma dollar and ribbon in spectator's pocket, chinese coin in hand, they change places, reconstructed from an advertisement description of Richard Himber
Inspired by
  • Richard Himber advertisement
Also published here
Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
William Humphries Off Beat Ideas various ideas
  • flag appears on wand
  • Gravity Glass
  • Anti Gravico
  • vase and cord
  • Milk Pitcher
  • orange silk changes into lemon
  • Bang Gun
  • Magic Con Block & Coin Slide
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Inflation penny changes to dime, quarter, fifty cent piece and into dollar bill, bill placed inside money maker machine turns into blank paper
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Roy Johnson Solo Coins Through Table with four coins, glass and Okito Box
Inspired byVariations 1970 55
Ger Copper Speaking of Money half dollar changes to dollar and back, then to quarter and giant coin
1970 6
Roger Klause New Theory Coins Across two ahead, shell
Related to Apr. 1971
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Ben Christopher Nokito Box using bottomless Okito box, three phases, different gaff options in "Added Notes"
Oct. 1971 463
Roy Johnson, Bob Ostin Ostin-Tatious coin penetrates table and arrives under handkerchief on the table several time, then it changes into another coin
Inspired by 1971 1
Derek Dingle Coin Assembly four copper coins vanish one by one in hand to reappear with silver coin under card
1971 ca. 7
Dai Vernon The Sensitized Paper chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell
1972 257
Fred Kaps Sun & Moon in Spectator's Hand
VariationsAlso published here 1972 8
Bill Fleischman Fleischman's Djinn one of five quarters marked, marked one vanishes from hand and reappears in pocket with audible clink, then vanishes from there and travels back
Also published here June 1972 525
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Variation Of Horowitz Flying Coins No. 249, variation in shell handling?!
Related to 1972 63
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Modified Coin Passe No. 281, four coins to glass with shell
1972 71
Al And Nate Box No. 438, coins through hand using coin box, folding coin for unclear effect
Related to 1972 126
Photographic Coin Trick No. 573
1972 160
Peter Alexis Copper Ghost silver coin in box, copper coin touched on box and heard inside, but is not there, invisible copper coin again penetrates box, is heard to fall inside and then is really there, see also p. 618
Jan. 1973 583
Karl Fulves New Shell Gaff shell with disc inside that can be shown from both sides, idea, "mint condition"
Related to May 1973 620
Karl Fulves Sliding Shell shell with half the rim removed
June 1973 633
John Northern Hilliard Les pièces voyageuses corners of handkerchief assembly, shell, two cards
Related toAlso published here
  • J. H. Hilliard "La Prestidigitation du XXe Siècle"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 4)
Aaron Black A Rattle-Killing Tip shell lined with aluminum foil so it does not tinkle
Also published here 1973 66
Karl Fulves Half Shell + Okito Box sliding shell
Apr. 1974 727
Charlie Miller, Al Baker Destiny's Date! five dimes, one is chosen and date predicted on business card
Magick (Issue 92)
Jochen Zmeck J. Z. Gold und Silber both coins in hands of spectator, sliding shell with half rim
Also published here
  • Magie, Vol. 48 No. 2, Feb. 1968, p. 367
1974 13
Al Schneider Quick Centavos

1975 30
Al Schneider, Milton Kort Quick Shot three coins under glass through table, glass through table as a kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 1975 55
Al Schneider One Half Gone silver coin travels from between copper coins, nested in an Okito box, to under a card
Also published here 1975 63
Mike Cassidy Flight Four
Mar. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Jon von Gillern Drop Cop "Two with Coins"
playing card on glass, coin on top, other glass on top, card pulled out, coin drops in lower glass and changes to copper
Related to Feb. 1975 859
Ernst Bölliger, Bob Ostin Chinesische Münze + Pfeifenreiniger coin with hole appears on pipe cleaner wrapped around hand
Inspired by 1975
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 1)
Harold "Harix" Matt Wetten, dass... coin on spectator's hand is covered with a die and a handkerchief, spectator removes die and handkerchief and closes hand, coin changes to other coin
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 3)
Derek Dingle Stand Up Coins Through the Table four coins
1975 (ca.) 3
Han Ping Chien done with a shell
1975 (ca.) 4
Lawrence Nudelman Two Halves into One Half two half dollars, one changes into the torn half of a dollar bill
1975-1978 ca. 14
Alex Macfadyean Switchback
Mar. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Derek Dingle Coins Thru the Hand
  • Stand-Up Coins Thru The Table
  • In The Spectator's Hand Version (coins penetrate performer's hand and drop into spectator's hand)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #4)
Shell Coins
1976 94
$1.35 Trick short description of gaff set
1976 95
Bob Ostin Coins Across shell, last coin in spectator's hand, handling for last phase
Inspired byRelated to 1976 ca. 5
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between two coins, shell
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1977 16
Steve Dusheck Copper-Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1977 30
Ken Brooke, Albert Verity Monedas - Instantaneo coin changes when tapped with pencil
Related to 1977 93
Scotty York I. Borrowed Nickel Thru Spectator Hand - (Almost) borrowed Nickel turns into five Pennies when tapped with pen, on spectator's hand
1977 1
Derek Dingle Silver-Quick shell
Also published here Sep. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Ross Bertram The Dime and Penny Trick credit information on gaffed set
1978 10
Lewis Ganson, Bob Gill, Eddie Gibson, J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Magnetic Coins uses of magnetic coins with Okito box
1. coin through box
2. box load (Bob Gill)
3. handlings with box and a card (Bob Gill)
4. Eddie Gibson's Coin Unique gaff set for vanish sequence
5. other magnetic materials (Rink)
1978 11
Lewis Ganson Two Times Ten coin penetration with coin box and cigarette pack, using magnetic shell set "Coin Unique" (Eddie Gibson)
1978 13
Arturo de Ascanio Monedas a Traves de las Mesa con una Sola Mano one handed coins through table, with four coins a coin box and a glass
Also published here 1978 42
Fred Kaps Sonne und Mond in der Hand des Zuschauers (Silber und Kupfer)
Also published here 1978 10
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Three Coins vanishing coin with coin puzzle presentation
Inspired by 1978
The Talon (Issue 1)
1978 120
Expanded Shell
1978 120
Steel Shim Shell
1978 120
Lever Set shell set
1978 120
Nested Coins nested shell set
1978 121
Coin Through Glass
1978 160
Bill Tarr Coins Through Table with shot glass
1978 162
Stack with Shell in Spectator's Hand stack with shell on top placed into spectator's hand, top coin (really shell) apparently removed
1978 165
Hand-to-Hand Coins three coins
1978 168
Copper/Silver Transposition
1978 174
Bill Tarr Close-up Magnetic Coin Routine
1978 180
Traveling Coins (Passe Passe Coins), two piles of four coins are covered with nickel-plated covers, coins travel one by one, two shells
1978/76 132
Nickle to Penny to Dime coin changes when briefly covered, magnetic shell
1978/76 133
T. Nelson Downs, Dai Vernon Coin Clip Vernon story from Buffum tapes reprinted
  • The Gimmick
  • Vanish of the Fake
  • One at a Time Vanish
  • Producing the Coins
  • Flash Method
  • Karl Fulves Notes (combination with shells)
The Chronicles (Issue 23)
Earl Nelson Pretty Good Coins Across four coins one by one
Also published here 1979 65
Al Schneider Cone And Coin with a cone
1980 62
Al Schneider Source four dollars produced, two of them shells
1980 75
Mark Weston Hong Kong Coin Visible Release chinese coin penetrates pencil
Nov. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11)
John F. Mendoza The Spiked Half spiked half dollar coin put in styrofoam, marked penny transposes and is now spiked and half dollar in hand
1980 101
Jimmy Ray Coins Through the Table (with Shell)
1980 41
Paul Copp Coin Through Handkerchief into glass with a rubber band, also as "Paul Coppy"
1980 43
Albert Verity 10p to 2p Piece tip click, sticky pencil used to pick up shell
Related toAlso published here 1980 48
Steve Dusheck Copper/Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1980 ca. 15
Steve Dusheck Copper/Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
Also published here 1980 ca. 12
Horace E. Bennett Poor Man's Peripatetic Coins four coins from hand to hand, one by one
1981 26
Horace E. Bennett Change for Two two half dollars change to quarters, one at a time
1981 39
Tom Gagnon Popeyed coin placed in eye like a monocle, it drops into hands and is vanished, found back in eye
Inspired by 1981 88
Tom Gagnon Two-Sided Shell with thin milled down coin at inside of shell, can be shown from both sides, "mint condition"
Related to 1981 88
Geoffrey Latta Crystal Ship tabled
Also published here 1981 12
Derek Dingle Silver Quick shell
Also published here 1982 11
Tom Staton Reverse Color Channging Matrix matrix with flash-back, all coins change to other coins as kicker
1982 50
Reinhard Müller Haden-Matrix international matrix, Conrad Haden coin
Variations 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer))
David Britland See Shell signed coin, coin penetrated selection
Oct. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18)
, Peter Kane An Ancient Coin Con Game stack of coins sits on table, betting on orientation of bottom coin
  • With Cards (deck shuffled face-up/face-down, betting on orientation of bottom card)
1982 15
Peter Kane The Three Silver and Three Copper Transposition one by one, shell
Inspired by
  • Paul Rylander, The Sphinx, Vol. 49 No. 11, 1950
1982 66
Hen Fetsch Eine kleine Durchdringungsroutine bottom smaller coin penetrates to top under thimble
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Gene Castillon Purist Reverse Assembly international, shell and double-sided coin
1983 14
John Carney Gaffed Coins Across with shell
Inspired by 1983 12
Ross Bertram Shell Coins Downs anecdote
1983 83
Ray Mertz Hole Coin/Whole Coin penny with hole in silk, half dollar in hand, the hole transposes into half dollar
Inspired by
  • "Hugs & Kisses" (Al Schneider)
1983 154
Roger Curzon, Les Johnson Goldmine production of three coins
Apr. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24)
Reinhard Müller Freewheel Variation on Haden-Matrix, Conrad Haden coin
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24)
David Britland Sea Shell coin turns into cut out circle of a card
June 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26)
Stephen Tucker Cla$ico three different coins, asymmetrical transposition, then one coin becomes a jumbo coin
Sep. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29)
Reinhard Müller Variant variation for second phase of Haden-Matrix
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31)
John Kennedy Multiplying Coins four half dollars produced, some from under close-up mat
1983 5
John Kennedy Translocation four coins in a vertical row on the table, both hands palm down on table, one by one they travel across
Related toVariations 1983 8
Mark Lefler Reversal Ending backfire finale for "Translocation"
Related to 1983 11
John Kennedy Coins from Nowhere two coins vanish one at a time and reappear in spectator's cupped hand
1983 21
Michael Powers International Reverse Matrix Plus
Inspired by 1983 59
Rudolf Braunmüller Münzenshell-Tricks introduction to collection of tricks using a coin shell
Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Derek Dingle, Roy Johnson, Rudolf Braunmüller Münzen durch den Tisch with shot glass
Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Glasdurchdringung one of two coins through glass
Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Bill Fleischman Mein Lieblingskobold one of five quarters marked, marked one vanishes from hand and reappears in pocket with audible clink, then vanishes from there and travels back
Also published here Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Derek Dingle Münzenwanderung in die Hand eines Zuschauers
Also published here Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Aaron Wainer Daten-Hellsehen date on coins divined
Also published here Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Münzenaustausch switching a coin with help of shell
Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Takeshi Nemoto Eine eigenartige Übereinstimmung card chosen from miniature and normal deck match, miniature card switched with coin shell à la photographic coin
Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Philip T. Goldstein Sinology silver and chinese coin under paper on table, they travel around and finally disappear, gaffed
Also published here Apr. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20)
Tom Craven Four Coins and a Purse four coins travel into purse one by one
Inspired by 1984 99
Bob King Double Reverse Matrix three silver coins join a copper to a corner twice, flash-back finale
1984 105
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix
VariationsAlso published here 1985 446
David Roth Shell Coins Across
Variations 1985 62
Stephen Tucker, Subir Kumar Dhar Spondulics Plus Mentalism three different coins in the hand, spectator selects one, that or the other coins vanish
May 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10)
Martin Lewis Going Home Three coins vanish one by one, reappear in purse
1985 121
Barrie Richardson Power of Darkness II marked coin turns over on spectator's palm without him noticing and with his eyes closed
Also published here Jan. 1985
Magick (Issue 344)
James Lewis Coin Box
Related to 1985 10
Karl Fulves A Richer Missionary one of two coins vanishes with a card
Inspired by 1985 31
Bruce Cervon "Blasted" Routine with Blasted set, glass on coaster, coin through glass
Related to 1985 (ca.) 5
Larry Jennings Stack with Shell in Spectator's Hand stack with shell on top placed into spectator's hand, top coin (really shell) apparently removed
1986 26
David Britland The Shining coin is removed from chain to divine which of five envelopes has the spectator's word in it, word divined, coin travels back onto chain
1986 43
Eric DeCamps The Coin Connection multiphase coin routine
  • Act I The Homing Coins (coins travel to coin wallet)
  • Act II Travel Agents (coins from hand to hand)
  • Act III Foreign Exchange (coins change from silver to copper and back)
1986 5
Jay Sankey Jay Sankey coin penetrates bill
Gimmick (Issue 2)
William Goodwin Coinucopia four coin production from dollar bill rolled as cone
1986 15
William Goodwin Slide Split dollar splits visually into two half dollars (or half into two quarters)
1986 17
Pat Conway A Routine for the 27p Coin Trick routine with set of nesting coins ("The Master Coin"), jumbo coin appearance as finale
1987 63
Joe Givan The Crazy Couch Cushion coin travel under piece of cloth one by one, then flat cat toy appears as final load (or jumbo coin), tuning fork as wand
Inspired by 1987 7
Joe Givan Black Holes Through-and-Through three glasses on top of each other with cards in between, three coins thrown in top glass, they penetrate so there's one in each glass
Also published here 1987 14
Tom Gagnon The Shelter Change coin change with card
1988 396
James Lewis Visible Coins Through The Glass Table three coins, first two penetrate upwards with other hand covering top, third one visibly
1988 3
Dick Cook Twilight's Last Gleaming with copper and silver coins
Inspired by Dec. 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Philip T. Goldstein Sinology silver and chinese coin under paper on table, they travel around and finally disappear, gaffed
Also published here 1989 53
Bob King Simplex Reverse Matrix reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 36
David Neighbors Table Squeeze four coins travel from underneath one hand to the other
Inspired by Sep. 1990
The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Michael Powers Twisted Reverse Matrix Hopping Half set, double shell
1990 136
Ken Brooke Wertsteigerung tip click, sticky pencil used to pick up shell
Also published here Oct. 1990
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4 & 5)
Homer Liwag Fast Four-Mation Matrix and reverse
June 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 2)
David Neighbors Chinese Exchange three coins in box transpose with three different coins
Dec. 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 8 coin production gimmick
1991 52
Roger Klause Triple Play three coins across
1991 147
Tony Cachadiña Matrix T.C. with four coins and a jumbo chinese coin
1991 12
Tony Cachadiña Inverse Matrix
1991 14
David Harkey Flashpoint flashy four-coin production, tabled
Inspired byVariations 1991 99
David Harkey Deadlift Principle lifting the shell off a coin via natural moisture on finger tip
1991 100
Dan Strange All Fair Copper & Silver half dollar inside spectator's fist transposes with copper coin on back of his hand
Inspired by 1991 5
Skip Sansoucie E-Z Coin Matrix coins assemble under one card
Mar./Apr. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Homer Liwag Four Coins and a Filipino four coins travel from hand to hand, last coin travels into spectators hand
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Troy Hooser Triple Debut three coins are produced, vanish and finally reappear again
June 1991
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Chris Kenner Aftershock four coins from hand to under single card with backfire, shell
Variations 1992 51
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away hanging coins variation
Related to Sep. 1992
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Steve Dusheck Eccentric penny shrinks, then changes to dime, edge grip
1992 8
Steve Dusheck Innocent coin balanced on finger, touched with card, it instantly changes
1992 11
Steve Dusheck Migration four coins assemble under one card one by one
1992 14
Steve Dusheck Capital Pennyshment coin appears and reappears under any of three pill caps, monte/cups&balls
1992 17
Steve Dusheck Inner Sanctum coin changes twice in plastic tube
1992 23
Steve Dusheck Magnetic Chinese Ring Illusion coin vanishes when covered with rings (à la Wisenheimer Coin Trick), reappears, penetrates into plastic card case
1992 27
Steve Dusheck Concave Con coin looks smaller through lens, then it actually is smaller
1992 42
Steve Dusheck Concentric jumbo coin becomes regular coin and back several times, with edge grip
1992 45
Steve Dusheck The Klondike Kicker two coins placed in two plastic cases, one travels to the other
1992 97
Harvey Rosenthal A Quarter and a Half and a Quarter "A Tribute to S. Leo Horowitz"
quarter and half dollar shown, quarter expands to half dollar, then both are quarters
Feb. 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Christopher K. Carey Magic Potion three coins and a purse, two coins travel to spectator's hand, they are put in purse, last coin transforms into small bottle and is found with other two in purse
June 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Troy Hooser Touch of Brass three half Dollars change into three Chinese coins one by one
Related toVariations Sep. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Sid Fleischman The World Famous Coin Swallowing Act using $1.35 locking coins set
1993 17
Bob Farmer Transpose My Spaces With The Trick Coin Of Life Chinese coin with square hole and half dollar with round hole transpose, then holes transpose from Chinese coin to half dollar
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1993
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Paul Gertner Bounce Assembly and Reverse two cards, extra coin handling or shell handling
1994 45
Paul Gertner A Familiar Ring shell coins across with spectator's finger ring
Inspired byVariations 1994 54
Bob Ostin Coin to Spectator's Hand lifting off shell from spectator's hand
1994 57
Dan Harlan Rising Dough ambitious coin routine, three silver and a penny
Related to June 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 2)
David Neighbors Q.C. Wild Coin "Quick Change"
1994 100
Mike Gallo Well Hung Coins
Inspired by 1995 1084
John Riggs Coins to Pocket four coins travel one by one to pocket, they arrive with a clink
1995 26
Aaron Fisher You Never Give Me Your Money three coins, two travel to other hand one by one, then back, they all change to copper
1995 8
Michael Ammar Shadow Coins performed on the floor, using four coins
Inspired byVariations 1995 1
Bob King Auto-Flight stand-up coins across
1995 17
Derek Dingle Han Ping Chien out of Shell uncredited, onto spectator's hand
1995 19
Bob King Matrix Minus Two
1995 35
Victor Sansoucie The Black Feather coins travel from hand under Tarot card
Jan./Feb. 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 27)
Joel Givens Ninja in a Half Shell finger is pushed through half dollar
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 7
Frederick Braue Spirit Cartography - Version One
1996 1
Frederick Braue Spirit Cartography - Version Two
1996 3
Harry Riser The Jumping Bean Coins four coins, plus shell
Inspired by 1996 67
Shell Unload
Related to 1996 70
Bob Driebeek Das Erbe des alten Arabers illogical puzzle, dividing money under three sons, done with real coins
Related to 1996 37
Curtis Kam The Twenty One Cent Murder Mystery presentation for 21 cent trick
Also published here 1996 103
Timothy Mullins CSB Across
June 1996
The Lemniscate (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Charlie Justice Stealth Dump last coin in Coins Across routine
July 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 11)
Evert Chapman The Grassy Knoll
Inspired by
  • John Kennedy's "Visible Coins Across"
1997 55
Richard Bartram, Jr. Transposition Treatment
1997 65