303 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Mental Stuff
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Knowing how much Money a Spectator has stooge
1584 186
Odd or Even, or the Mysterious Addition rather transparent math trick in which performer apparently knows whether the amount of coins selected is odd or even
1876 160
The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here 1889 95
The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1890 27
Experimente mit Münzen coding coins
Jan. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1)
7
Zu erraten, wieviel Geldstücke eine Person in ihrer Hand hält spectator takes a number of coins and has to do calculations with that number, performer in the end divines the number of coins
Feb. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2)
28
Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen coin marked, it is located by sense of touch by performer among other coins, temperature
Jan. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5)
71
Francis King Der gezeichnete Thaler three coins tossed in handkerchief, marked one found by performer by sense of touch
Sep. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9)
141
Frederick E. Jones Writing the Date of a Coin guessing number on a coin, while writing it together with spectator, muscle reading and probability
1911 19
James J. Moren Coin Divination No. 3, spectators put row of half dollars on table, performer divines date on every one, one ahead
Also published here 1920 8
Charles T. Jordan Another Date-Reading Trick No. 4, coins collected in head, date announced and coin instantly removed with that date, repeated, coin rubbed with soap
Also published here 1920 10
Tom Sellers Double Date dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectator
Variations 1931 8
T. Page Wright Coin Date Divination tin foil behind back to get impression of coin date or other embossed information
1933 18
Theodore Annemann Nickles on the Brain date of coin is predicted
1934 39
Calvin Cole One of Those Things age and number (amount of change) are divined after calculation, might be "Calvert Cole" (see p. 61)
Also published here Jan. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 4)
15
A Thought Reading Trick two ways, first coin is discovered in correct hand and then under correct drawer of a matchbox
1935 27
The Talking Coin coin dances in glass, answering questions, assistant
1935 40
Charles Rosenthal Money Mentalism money is put in envelope, medium names denomination, code
June 1936
The Jinx (Issue 21)
123
Stewart James Numismatigic coin divination behind back, magnetism
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 25)
157
Charles T. Jordan Dates borrowed coins in hat, performer announces year and finds coin by touch, repeated, one ahead
Also published here June 1937
The Jinx (Issue 33)
213
Charles T. Jordan Duplex Date Reading naming dates on borrowed coins
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 37)
250
Theodore Annemann, Audley Walsh Coin Experiment three spectators put a coin in an envelope, medium divines value, date and owner
1937 11
Franklin M. Chapman Dated date of a borrowed coin is named, performer locates cards that match the four digits from a shuffled deck in his pocket
1937 7
Mahendra The Miracle Divination - The Problem of the Three Coins three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them
Variations 1938 128
Al Baker Dime Under One of Three Cards spectator puts dime beneath one of three card, performer divines which card
1938 681
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Knickel of Kanadah coin divination, magnetism
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 72)
486
Franklin M. Chapman It's a Date date of borrowed dime appears on disk
Mar. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 9)
2
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and four selected cards represent year of coin
1940
The Jinx (Issue 87)
551
A Penny - A Bet - A Drink guessing in which hand the coin is, bar bet, see also page 728
1941
The Jinx (Issue 123)
716
James G. Thompson Jr., Bruce Elliott The Coin Dowser coin is found with a dowsing rod in the dark
Aug. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 15)
63
Eddie Joseph One in Many finding selected coin out of bunch of coins
1942 49
Eddie Joseph Date Detection several coins in hat, performer reaches in and divines dates
  • Mental Presentation
  • Sensitive Touch Presentation
1942 57
Eddie Joseph Dating the Coin each coin wrapped in paper, performer divines coins, impression
1942 60
Eddie Joseph The Date Mystery spectator makes calculations with the date on a selected coin, coin divined
1942 62
Eddie Joseph The Masked Helper blindfolded spectator takes coins one by one, performer divines dates, one ahead, with gag sequence in which spectator holds on to dummy wax hand without knowing
1942 63
Eddie Joseph The Missing Date several coins on table, spectator pockets one, performer names sum of digits of chosen coin's date
1942 65
Eddie Joseph Mental Delineation spectator names sum of digits of a coin's date (via a number of colored beads), performer names year
1942 66
Eddie Joseph How the Devil Does He Do It selected coin found in hat of coins by spectator
1942 104
Eddie Joseph Money Sense three different coins in three glasses, performer can name coin when he is handed a glass blindfolded, or when a coin is dropped into a glass
1942 106
Eddie Joseph The Stolen Money three coins on table under three match boxes, spectator removes a coin when performer turns away, match box with missing coin is divined
1942 107
Walter B. Gibson 91¢ Miracle three spectators select a different color envelope each and can than put one coin out of five in it, when performer turns over and sees the remaining two, he knows who chose which coin
Related to Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 44)
180
L. Vosburgh Lyons Key Chart to the 91¢ Miracle
Related to Nov. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 48)
198
Walter B. Gibson, Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool
Apr. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 59)
240
John Mulholland The Prophetic Pennies spectator shuffles deck, freely chooses penny from a pile, date matches top four cards
1944 62
Stewart James Numismatigic coin divination behind back, magnetism
Also published here 1944 242
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Knickel of Kanadah coin divination, magnetism
Also published here 1944 243
Charles T. Jordan Dates borrowed coins in hat, performer announces year and finds coin by touch, repeated, one ahead
Also published here 1944 244
Charles T. Jordan Duplex Date Reading naming dates on borrowed coins
Also published here 1944 245
Coin Location coin in hand hold to forehead and then hold next to the other hand, hand with object is located
1945 55
Bob Hummer The 'snappy' Thirteen Cent Trick two nickels and three pennies, spectator can turn one sort of coins over while performer's back is turned, revelation of which coins are turned over
Also published here 1945 1
Dr. William Weyeneth Die Geldrolle finding marked coin among others in hat, followed by french translation "Le rouleau d'argent"
Mar. 1945 1
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Pennies, Nickels and Dimes two spectators remove a handful of coins from a bag with pennies, nickels and dimes, performer divines the exact amount of each
1947 18
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Date Divination assistant collects several different coins in an envelope, all dates are divined, clever subtlety
1947 32
Magimathics Pennies, Nickels and Dimes are used for mental arithmetic, performer divines amount of each coins
Nov. 1947 370
Reading Numbers on Borrowed Coins using double envelope
1948 178
U. F. Grant The Nickle and Penny spectator distributes nickel and penny in his two hands, has to do some calculations without telling the result, then performer knows which is where, also as phone effect
Dec. 1948 8
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deck
Related to July 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 181)
723
Howard A. Adams A Penny For Your Thoughts! performer is blindfolded divines date of a coin and two selected words from a dictionary
Aug. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 184)
735
U. F. Grant Coin-Ception three coins taped onto cardboard by spectator, put in envelope and then thumb tacked on wall, performer divines order of coins, gravity/balance
Jan. 1949 6
Cy Endfield Jack in the Box triple prediction, selected color, number on penny and card on top of the deck
Jan. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 221)
884
C. James McLemore Guess Which Hand spectator guesses in which hand the performer hides a coin, six phases
1952 134
Gerald Kosky Under-Hand Coin spectator puts some coins on the table and starts turning them over one by one then one coin is hidden and performer turns back, he reveals which side is up on the hidden coin
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 260)
1039
Milton Tropp A Coin Tipp simplified version of Under-Hand Coin
Inspired by Sep. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 264)
1055
Which Hand? divining which hand holds dime and which hand holds penny
Variations 1956 59
Royal Vale Heath Heath's Variation Which Hand, divine which hand holds nickel and which hand holds penny, required length of calculation as tell
Inspired byRelated to 1956 60
, Walter B. Gibson Heads or Tails? Determine whether hidden coin is heads or tails after spectator has turned over the coins randomly, provides variation by Walter Gibson using pieces of colored cardboard
Variations 1956 61
Allessandro Predicted Total dates of coins are totaled, sum prediction
1957
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
37
Karl-Heinz Wehner Finde die Münze coin placed under one of three cards by spectator and found by perfomer
Also published here
  • in "Aladin"
1957
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 4)
528
Tony Corinda No. 9. A Close up Quickie date of a coin is predicted
1958 19
Tony Corinda (4) A Debt Repaid spectator writes down a sum of money, performer lets him subtract an amount and then hands him the exact change, he was holding from the beginning
1958 34
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic version
Related toVariations 1958 150
Peter A. McDonald Ein Münzentrick signed coin is found among other coins inside hat, spelled "MacDonald"
1958
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 6)
753
U. F. Grant A Date with a Coin coin is selected, when top four cards are dealt, numbers match the date of the coin
1959 30
Dr. William Weyeneth Der Portemonnaie Trick ten and twenty cent pieces, are either placed inside a purse, divination by performer
1960
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 6)
998
Ernest W. Brady Ten Silver Dollar bank night with one marked coin among several, coin in sock spectator has to select one by one
June 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 358)
259
Ernest W. Brady Penceforth or A Date with a Mint Mark picking out a coin of a certain date from a bag full of coins
Sep. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 361)
272
Leo Behnke In the Center amount of change is divined, written on paper
1962 14
P. Howard Lyons Arsey Versey coin divination, magnetism
Inspired by Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
29
Aaron Wainer Coined revelation of dates of coins in chosen pile
1965
The New Phoenix (Issue 400)
429
Walter Rollins Thirty Bucks!! Penelope Principle applied to coins, using one-handed coin faro flourish, chosen coin is at same position as number of removed coins
Inspired by Dec. 1965
Ibidem (Issue 31)
12
Aaron Wainer Apex date on coins divined
Also published here Feb. 1966 21
Ben Christopher Satan's Seal coins predicted, then date
Variations Apr. 1966 27
John Benzais 5c for your Thoughts spectator spins coin multiple times, performer knows what side showed up how many times
1967 31
Arthur Setterington X-Ray Coins revelation of the dates on coins, when putting one reversed on the hand and watching through a napkin tube
1967 9
Bob Hemple Incorporated Color Control with Coins
Inspired by Oct. 1967 128
Ned Rutledge The Babbling Coins four thoughts are directed to four coins (as well as noted on a pad), medium divines four thoughts, carbon
Also published here 1967 35
Dr. William Weyeneth Das Fünferli an der Bureaunadel two signed coins are placed inside a glass with other coins, signed coins cling to paper clip on thread and are fished from glass
1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 1)
12
Dr. William Weyeneth Unmögliches möglich machen signed coin located blindfolded among other coins
1969
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 4)
75
Karl Fulves A Remarkable Bet heads and tails bet with three coins, presentation for Walter Penney's coin flipping paradox
Nov. 1970
Epilogue (Issue 10)
77
Peter Brooke Dates three spectators with coins, a fourth coin is introduced and each spectator finally selects one, dates divined
Inspired by
  • "Hofzinser Variation" (Karl Fulves, Abra #1205)
Also published here
Jan. 1970 311
Dr. William Weyeneth Die folgsamen Fünferli ten coins placed inside a plastic cup, coins can be released in groups of five, then number is named and only that amount drops from cup, potato is produced as climax
1971
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 3)
45
Al Flosso Al Flosso's Coin Date Trick No. 727, four numbers counted to in deck, the values then make up the date of a coin
1972 194
J. W. Sarles Coin Problem any coin placed in matchbox, performer divines the type of coin, posed as problem, "Exotic methods like radioactive daub are to be shunned."
Mar. 1973 602
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1974 83
Karl Fulves Sleight of Crime four coins in four matchboxes, spectator secretly removes on coin and mixes the matchboxes, a match is light and goes out in front of the empty box, then the date of the coin is revealed
1974 36
Karl Fulves Money Talks spirit raps with two coins and a pencil
1974 44
Charlie Miller, Al Baker Destiny's Date! five dimes, one is chosen and date predicted on business card
1974
Magick (Issue 92)
459
Bascom Jones Match-Write prediction of change inside cover of book of matches
1974
Magick (Issue 94)
470
Heads or Tails divining if coin falls heads or tails after it is spun on table
1974 27
Patrick Page Odds and Evens prediction with coins, simple method
1974 30
Patrick Page X-Ray Eyes coin is placed under cup, performer divines value
1974 50
Fred Robinson Blind Date divining date on borrowed coin

July 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11)
131
, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall

Dec. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4)
192
Lubor Fiedler Coins in Plastic Bags spectator distributes coins to plastic bags, distribution predicted
1975 77
Ronald B. Edwards Coin Divination three nickels, three pennies, three cards (Two, Six, Ten), spectator arranges coins in some way under cards, performer divines layout
Also published here Aug. 1975 1043
Karl Fulves The 12¢ Solution "Math Trix"
twelve pennies, two dice, pocket watch, dice total divined along with dates on chosen coin and setting on watch
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1975 1059
Tom Fitzgerald 16c Mental X-per-a-ment three coins in a cup, turned over and only one drops out, repeated
1975
Magick (Issue 134)
668
Sydney Bergson 81-Cent Mystery cards with numbers, one is selected, prediction in form of coins
1975
Magick (Issue 139)
693
Chester "Dr. DeMille" Miller, Gene Nielsen Money in Mind classic, three coins, prediction on business card
1975
Magick (Issue 140)
698
Tieneblas Parity Coin coins on table, spectator can turn several coins over and covers one, performer divines if head or tails is up
Related to 1975
Magick (Issue 141)
703
Vic Perry, Al Koran Envelope Switch prediction of coin in envelope, envelope to switch coin
1975
Magick (Issue 143)
713
Horace E. Bennett Sense of Touch Perfected bag made from handkerchief, different coins are divined and date on last coin
Inspired byRelated to 1975 43
Charles T. Jordan Dates borrowed coins in hat, performer announces year and finds coin by touch, repeated, one ahead
Also published here 1975 203
Charles T. Jordan Duplex Date Reading naming dates on borrowed coins
Also published here 1975 206
James J. Moren Coin Divination spectators put row of half dollars on table, performer divines date on every one, one ahead
Also published here 1975 208
Charles T. Jordan Another Date-Reading Trick coins collected in head, date announced and coin instantly removed with that date, repeated, coin rubbed with soap
Also published here 1975 209
Charles T. Jordan New Date Reading impression on foil stuck to thumb
1975 211
Will Dexter Cash Match two routines
1.) spectator and magician select a coin, both bearing the same date
2.) chosen coin becomes a jumbo coin, with the same date
Jan. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5)
202
Clayton Rawson, Walter B. Gibson, Jerry Ross Date Sense coins in handkerchief, one with specific date is found, several versions
1976
Magick (Issue 161)
802
Dr. John Nichols Devil Coin several coins in handkerchief, date of selected coin is divined
1976
Magick (Issue 163)
813
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methods
Also published here 1977 70
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Stuck! two numbered envelopes, change as prediction matches change from spectator
1977
Magick (Issue 180)
898
Marcello Truzzi Heads-Up coins are dropped and all heads-up coins eliminated until one remains, prediction of date
Related toVariations 1977
Magick (Issue 184)
918
Gene Nielsen Menta-Coin coin in one of four cups is moved in steps
1977
Magick (Issue 192)
958
Harry Lorayne That's Odd! head/tail divination with handful of coins
1977 234
Karl Fulves Change in Mind "as many pennies as you have, plus three more, plus enough left over...", trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Related toVariations 1977 83
Karl Fulves Heads or Tails coins on table, spectator can turn several coins over and covers one, performer divines if head or tails is up
Inspired byRelated to 1977 84
Karl Fulves Money Mental three coin values written on paper strip which is torn in three pieces, coins wrapped in paper pieces, performer divines which coin is in which paper
1977 91
Karl Fulves Sixes and Sevens dime and penny, spectator puts one in each hand, involving calculation
1977 126
Pavel The Absolute Touch feeling date of some coins
Nov. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 11)
124
Max Abrams Psi-Touch two prediction of chosen coin and last coin tails-up, prediction of date
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 210)
1047
Robert Schwarz Tri-Level ESP presentation of telepathy (card), clairvoyance (amount of coins) and precognition (date of coin)
1978
Magick (Issue 212)
1057
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle II five film capsules, marked coin is placed in one and found by performer
1978 88
Karl Fulves 91 Sense five coins, spectator places any 4 in his hand and performer announces total, using code and confederate
1979 11
Larry Becker Heads or Tails invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in envelope
Also published here 1979 164
Larry Becker The Mating Game two sets of envelopes containing coins with different dates, matching routine
1979 174
Larry Becker Second Sight four coin purses with four coins with different dates, correctly allocated by performer
Inspired by 1979 186
Karl Fulves Replica No. 25, four coins on table, one chosen and put in envelope, it duplicates in envelope, equivoque with written instructions
1979 37
Eddie Clever Force Of A Year with coins
May 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5)
848
Bob Hummer The 'Snappy' Thirteen Cent Trick two nickels and three pennies, spectator can turn one sort of coins over while performer's back is turned, revelation of which coins are turned over
Related toAlso published here 1980 15
Orville Wayne Meyer The 41c Miracle envelopes with different amounts of change, prediction of selected envelope
1980
Magick (Issue 253)
1261
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Hat or Rabbit No. 15, three cards with hats on one sides and rabbits on other, spectator turns them to instructions with the performer's back turned, in the end all are the same way, also with coins or over phone
Related to 1980 15
Mark Levy ESPenny Miracle Date on Coin Prediction
1981 210
Al Mann The Coins from the Pocket spectator puts money in an envelope and seals it, then the performer hands him an envelope with the same amount of coins and of the same denomination, Bombshell Wallet
1981 11
Mike Caveney, Dick Zimmerman Cents of Touch marked penny is lost and found in a bag of pennies
1981 27
Bob Hummer, Million-Dollar Mystery No. 9, twelve coins on table, spectator can remove some and coins with heads and tales up are divined, blindfolded
Related to 1981 13
Karl Fulves, Royal Vale Heath Left-Handed Thoughts No. 45, different coin in each hand, spectator does quick mental calculation and performer is able to name the result
Related to
  • Royal V. Heath's "Mathemagic"
1981 55
Peter Brooke Daten three spectators with coins, a fourth coin is introduced and each spectator finally selects one, dates divined
Also published here 1981
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 42 No. 5)
144
Bruce Bernstein Triple Prediction prediction of coin toss, chosen card and total of numbers
Related to 1981 34
Thomas Alan Waters Optionail three spectator's count their change, name and amount of the one who has the most is predicted, other applications of the principle
Inspired by
  • Sam Dalal's "Magical Musings" in "Swami" Vol. 3, No. 30.
Variations
1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm)
306
Karl Fulves And Counting further thoughts on card counting, also with non-card items like divining date on removed coin from pile
1982 48
Karl Fulves Curvature different coins and cards removed and remembered by spectators and shuffled back, performer blindfolded, all cards located and coins as well, coins leaves circular impression
Inspired byRelated to 1983 2
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle Change 'Plus' prediction of change total in spectator's pocket
Feb. 1983
Magick (Issue 315)
1573
Aaron Wainer Daten-Hellsehen date on coins divined
Also published here Apr. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
29
Alan Shaxon Eine neue Räucher-Blech-Routine two baking trays are blackened with soot, a coin is placed in between and suddenly date of coin appears written in soot
Also published here 1983 15
Philip T. Goldstein Midas behind the back the performer identifies coin and date on it
Apr. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20)
192
Gene Nielsen Penny for your Thought several coins in box, prediction of how many are heads and tails
Apr. 1984
Magick (Issue 330)
1648
David Himelrick Witching Rod paperclip is bent into miniature dowsing rod, finding half dollar coin in one of several envelopes, others contain pennies
Sep. 1984
Magick (Issue 339)
1693
Jon Racherbaumer Correct Change trick that fooled Einstein with coins
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1984 60
Jerry K. Hartman Coin Con thought-of coin is devined, coins glued on cardboard cards
Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
320
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)
1286
Bruce Bernstein Clinical PSI all possible combinations of three coin tosses are written on various billets, performer and spectator each select one and performer wins with at about three to one odds
Also published here 1985 31
Lary Kuehn Gypsy Wish prediction of date on coin, bold
Apr. 1986
Magick (Issue 368)
1838
Stephen Tucker Menu item from menu are chosen, total is predicted
1987 6
Ned Rutledge Die sprechenden Münzen four thoughts are directed to four coins (as well as noted on a pad), medium divines four thoughts, carbon
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
93
Joseph Dunninger, Joe Bernasconi The Other Side coins are dropped and all heads-up coins eliminated until one remains, prediction of date
Related to Feb. 1988
Magick (Issue 402)
2008
Terri Rogers Grab Gamble coins in bowl, spectator reaches in and takes a handful of coins and pockets them in three-phase procedure, number of remaining coins divined
Also published here 1988 61
Philip T. Goldstein Diskette reading with layout with coins, binary
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 5
Hal Barlow The Becker Form prediction of one of three invisible coins and if it is heads or tails
Related toVariations Jan. 1989
Magick (Issue 416)
2081
Karl Fulves Money Mental chapter intro
1989 101
Ronald B. Edwards Divination No. 73, three nickels, three pennies, three cards (Two, Six, Ten), spectator arranges coins in some way under cards, performer divines layout
Also published here 1989 101
Bob Hummer, Jack Yates Time Will Tell No. 74, twelve coins on table in circle layout, spectator removes six coins, some head/tail matching
Related to 1989 102
Al Koran Take One No. 75, three different coins on table, three spectators each take a coin, performer finds out who has which
1989 104
Edward Bagshawe, Sam Schwartz, Karl Fulves Metalogic No. 77, four coins, each represents a president, one chosen and divined
1989 106
Karl Fulves Smart Money No. 92, calculation with date on any coin with result in number nine, this book is a force-book with "of" as every ninth word at the start of each chapter
1989 135
Terri Rogers Das Greifzu-Spiel coins in bowl, spectator reaches in and takes a handful of coins and pockets them in three-phase procedure, number of remaining coins divined
Also published here July 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4 & 5)
173
Gary Lee Williams Hot Shot coin becomes hot, under test conditions
Apr. 1990
Magick (Issue 438)
2191
Neil Somerville Money Sense coins placed inside envelopes, performer locates marked coin
June 1990
Magick (Issue 441)
2204
Ben Druckerman Hypno-Task five coins, chosen one is the only coin with different date
Sep. 1990
Magick (Issue 445)
2224
Paul Hallas 50 - 50 Opener prediction of coin toss, heads or tails written on a cards
1990 16
Dennis Marks Invisible Prediction prediction of one of three invisible coins and if it is heads or tails
Inspired byVariations June 1991
Magick (Issue 456)
2279
Docc Hilford Hypno Daze spectator is blindfolded and scribbles on business card, initials of selection can be read, spectator also writes other information for instance date of coin
Oct. 1991
Magick (Issue 462)
2309
Dennis Marks Invisible Prediction prediction of one of three invisible coins and if it is heads or tails
Inspired by 1991 42
Mark Strivings Predic-a-Date prediction of date on coin, coin placed in envelope
Also published here July 1992
Magick (Issue 474)
2370
Tony Madden Freedom of Choice one of four coins is selected and predicted
Oct. 1992
Magick (Issue 478)
2389
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Penny Wise 2 divination of dates on four coin, using Otis Manning Box
Inspired by Oct. 1992
Magick (Issue 479)
2393
Larry Becker Mail Mental named number on label attached to coin, Lippincott coin box
Inspired by 1992 217
Larry Becker Kliptomaniac three coins with different dates are sealed in three envelopes, performer divines dates, with variation
Related toAlso published here
  • in "M.U.M." February, 1987.
1992 239
Larry Becker Ultra Coinetic spectator divines what kind of coin is inside envelope, with variations
  • The Marketed Version
1992 393
Larry Becker The Ghost Coin prediction of chosen coin, with purse
1992 400
Leo Boudreau The Mind's Eye: Penny Wise four coins are selected from a handful of different coins, coins and dates are divined
Variations Dec. 1992
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 6)
10
Dan Harlan Destination Unknown five foreign coins are placed under five cards, spectator can chose on which is covered with a toy plane, country of selected coin is predicted
Sep. 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3)
10
Philip T. Goldstein Cointact marked coin in envelope found among other envelopes with coins inside
May 1993
Magick (Issue 489)
2443
Steve Dusheck A Glowing Thought three coins in a box, spectator distributes them in pocket and hand, performer knows which coin is where, luminous paint in bottom of box, Free Will
1993 5
Larry White Penny Force digits of date on coin added
1993 11
Steve Dusheck Coin Force different coins shaken and covered with other hand, spectator reaches in and takes force coin
1993 11
Steve Dusheck I.O.U. Paddle date on borrowed coin predicted, switched with a paddle
1993 28
Steve Dusheck Coinetism three coins on box, one removed, same one predicted in box
Also published here
  • marketed in 1969
1993 85
Chuck Fayne Cheap Date spectator takes out any coin, date is divined, coin index
1993 7
Terry Nosek Impromptu Influence three invisible coins in hand, one or two chosen and other/s shown in hand
Inspired by
  • Subir Kumar Dhar's routine in "Magigram" April, 1978.
Mar. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 15 No. 9)
5
Leo Boudreau The Mind's Eye: Quarter Master off-beat prediction using coins, two piles and coins are removed coins predicted using dates, gray code
Nov. 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 5)
10
Alan Shaxon Eine neue Räucher-Blech-Routine two baking trays are blackened with soot, a coin is placed in between and suddenly date of coin appears written in soot
Also published here 1994 17
Ted Lesley Spare Change prediction of amount of coins spectator has in wallet, missing a coin in spectator's pocket is added to match prediction
Related toAlso published here 1994 109
Bruce Bernstein Utility Mental Routine prediction of coin toss, chosen card and total of numbers
Related toAlso published here 1994 19
Philip T. Goldstein Changeling named number is predicted with the exact amount of coins under business card
1995 4
Karl Fulves Behind Closed Doors No. 44, four or five coins in envelope given to medium in other room who divines the chosen coin
Related to 1995 63
Karl Fulves Behind Closed Doors II No. 45, four or five coins in envelope given to medium in other room who divines the chosen coin, second method
Related to 1995 64
Karl Fulves By George, He Got It! No. 53, quarter folded into bill by spectator, date of coin and serial number of bill divined by performer behind back
1995 75
Calvin Cole, Karl Fulves Pocket Presto No. 58, spectator counts his change and puts one coin into pocket, amount of change divined after some calculations
Also published here 1995 81
Karl Fulves A Mind for Money No. 62, chosen coin divined, using a confederate
1995 88
Lee Earle Aura-Matic four coins under business cards, one is removed and then replaced, performer divines chosen one
1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 17)
78
Ted Lesley Money in Your Pocket prediction of amount of coins in spectator's wallet, missing a coin in pocket
Related toAlso published here 1995
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 1)
90
Robert E. Neale Parables of the Lost Sheep and Lost Coin spectator finds special coin out of many in a change bag
Also published here 1995 157
Bob Farmer Debit and Credit: Part I
  • Flim-Flam
article on the principle and comments on versions
  • Change of Mind (Karl Fulves)
  • Correct Change (Jon Racherbaumer)
  • Cash In Hand (Will Dexter)
  • This Month & Next
Related to Jan. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 5)
66
Peter W. Tappan Coin Divination spectator holds up one of five coins and puts it back on plate, performer divines the coin, impression heat-sensitive paper, second place in "Heat Stroke of Genius Contest"
Oct. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
49
Philip T. Goldstein Changeling named number is predicted with the exact amount of coins under business card
1996 5
Alex Elmsley The Counter total of loose change is seen on computer screen, counter stops at exact amount
1996 19
Bob Driebeek Ein Pfennig für Ihre Gedanken board with six slots, coins are arranged after instructions
Inspired by 1996 19
Alain Nu Witch-Fork signed coin is found among others in a mug using a fork, coin stuck between tines of fork
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 12)
141
Gary Ward PSImpathy instruction game with two spectators and five coins, both end up with same coin
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 13)
146
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Golden Year coin in coin collector's frame, named date written on it, à la Koran Medallion
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 9)
213
Jack Dean The fool That Tricked Einstein coins in bag, performer divines how many have been removed, hidden scale, version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
1996
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 16)
249
Mark Strivings Predic-a-Date prediction of date on coin, coin placed in envelope, with slight variation
VariationsAlso published here 1996 6
Ron Bauer Second Sight comedy triple prediction, heads or tails, total of numbers from date of the coin and a card, three envelopes
Inspired by
  • David Britland's "Second Sight" in "Sorcerer Vol.1"
1997 77
Coin Ruse apparently coin is taken from a handful of change from spectator, coin force
1997 78
Steve Beam Against All Odds spectator names amount of change in envelope, with variations
Inspired by
  • Chris "Doc" Dixon's "Change of Mind"
VariationsAlso published here
1997 1293
Ken De Courcy Heads? Or Tails? divination of heads or tails after instruction game, with fortunetelling fish
Dec. 1997 13
Ted Lesley Money in Your Pocket prediction of total of spectator's coins, with kicker
1997 15
Martin Gardner Penny For Your Thoughts
  • Martin Gardner's Corner
one of several coins pressed on forehead while performer is out of room, he divines the coin, temperature
July 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 11)
81
Andy Nyman Take The Money & Run nine empty film canisters, spectator chooses one and drops any coin in it and mixes the containers, performer divines the canister, the coin and the date on it
Also published here 1997 11
Karl Fulves Map + Dowsing handful coins distributed on drawn map, one turned over, performer divines which one, using memory
1998 29
Paul Alberstat Ideas Galore
  • idea for triple prediction coin routine
  • idea for Living and Dead test
  • Q&A with Jap Box
  • Coin force with folder
Mar. 1998 11
Ken De Courcy The Golden Gamble instruction game with coins
Apr. 1998
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10)
1
Larry Becker Imagination invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in Himber wallet
Also published here 1998 89
Harry Lorayne Wide And Free card and coin predicted in Himber wallet
1998 161
James Cuthbert Tourist Trap envelopes with coins from different countries, one is selected and matches chosen postcard
1998
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 9)
303
Tom J. Mosier Common Cents four coins, prediction of chosen coin, using Nickel-Penny-Dime set
1998
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 10)
309
Karl Fulves Subconscious M+ chosen coin divined via calculation with its date on a calculator
1998 39
David Regal Penny For Your Thoughts Penny chosen from a glass of pennies, magician can tell the date on the penny
1999 199
David Regal The Man With The X-Ray Eyes Four coins placed between two large slabs of marble. Any coin is secretly removed, the magician can tell which coin is removed
1999 215
Karl Fulves Mathematical 3-Cup Monte idea with three styrofoam cups
Inspired by 1999
Underworld (Issue 10)
135
Barrie Richardson The Trick That Fooled Einstein with coins
Also published here
  • Club 71, Autumn 1989
1999 119
Barrie Richardson Little Jackpot Coins
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Club 71, Halloween 1997
1999 175
Dave Arch The Einstein Enigma coins in bag, performer divines how many have been removed, version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
1999
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 16)
339
Tony Bartolotta, Karl Fulves Mark Down II four nickels on table in row, dates in numerical order, four cards with positions mixed, coins exchanged according to cards's order, performer rearranged coins in numerical order without looking by sense of touch, optional appearance of another coin or wedding ring
2000 109
Tomoyuki Takahashi Fading Coin three imaginary coins, one is chosen and it becomes visible
VariationsAlso published here May 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 5)
28
G. Allen Clarke, Jr. Lucky Star prediction of total of four dates from four coins, starts with bar bet theme
2000
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 8)
383
Paul Curry A Penny for Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 164
Karl Fulves Bulgarian Solitaire four coin piles with one, two, three and four coins, coins moved around, outcome predicted, card application posed as a problem
Related to
  • August 1983 column "Mathematical Games" (Martin Gardner)
2001 159
Steve Beam Against All Odds spectator names amount of change in envelope, with variations
Also published here 2001 38
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishing coin chosen from bunch of coins in a handkerchief, first comedy divination, then coin and date are divined
Related toAlso published here Apr. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 8)
72
Jim Steinmeyer Dimes & Pennies calculation stunt with coins
2002 10
Steve Beam Steve's Nothing-To-Do-With-Canning's-Idea Prediction number is formed by simple arithmetics and predicted with a coin
2002 210
Steve Beam Doug-Less with different dates on coins to form numbers
2002 213
Paul Alberstat Changing the Game prediction of chosen coin and which coin ends up heads up
2002
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 13)
411
Jay Sankey Psychic Silver Magician predicts coin that spectator will take out with three other coins in the family, surprise ending of all the coins' dates matching
2003
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade)
43
Karl Fulves 3-Coin Monte three cards and three coins, spectator moves cards around, performer places coins on cards which he thinks match the value of the coins via instructions
Inspired by 2003
Off The Books (Issue 4)
59
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2003 7
Barrie Richardson Minding the Mint "The 'Coins and Currency Divination' Revisited"
spectators take coins and bills while the performer is not looking, performer divines who holds what
Also published here 2003
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 15)
417
Yoshi Akiyama, Harvey Rosenthal Three Coin Divination nickel, dime, penny and handful of change, some instructions given, divination about amount of change left in hand and coins on table
2004 346
Robert Cassidy Epilogue to 23 oddities about number 23 are told, cross sum of date on spectator's coin equals 23 as well
2004 253
Mark Strivings Predic-A-Date Update I prediction of date on coin, coin placed in envelope, only works with US currency, quarters from 2000
Inspired by 2004 40
Mark Strivings Predic-A-Date Update II prediction of date on coin, coin placed in envelope
Inspired by 2004 41
Barrie Richardson But There's More! "The 'Coins and Currency Divination' Revisited"
spectators take coins and bills while the performer is not looking, performer divines who holds what
Inspired by
  • "Coins and Currency Divination" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, Summer 1991)
  • "Dollars and (6th) Cents" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1971)
Related toAlso published here
2005 93
Eric Mead, Michael Weber Gone Fishin' date of coin chosen from several in handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2006 211
Karl Fulves Drawing Blanks penny, nickel, dime and quarter in matchbox, three coins removed and combined to form a number, fourth coin's value added, spectator lets performer know the number of digits, coins taken out are divined
2006
Prolix (Issue 1)
50
Dai Vernon Three Covers and a Nickel Monte
Also published here
  • MUM, Dec. 2001
2006 27
Docc Hilford Bart3d3r's N1ghtmar3 "Bartender's Nightmare", divination/prediction of coin and date, written blindfolded on business card
2006 8
Stewart James Dollars and (6th) Sense Three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them (uses bills instead of coins)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct 1971
2007 159
Miguel Gómez Piensa una moneda spectator thinks of one of three coins, performer divines coin and changes it into other two coins, with coin purse
2007 74
Karl Fulves CyberDice dealflipdropcut with deck and the throwing of coins, posed as a problem
2008
Xtra Credit (Issue 1)
4
Bruce Bernstein Will Power multi-phase heads or tails routine, control or prediction when coin is spun on table, using gaffed Spinning Coins
2008 2
Fred Robinson Blind Date divining date on borrowed coin
2009 272
Robert E. Neale Parables of the Lost Sheep and Lost Coin spectator finds special coin out of many in a change bag
Also published here 2009 157
Tyler Wilson Nine & Three spectator thinks of copper or silver coin, performer knows it, repeated, last phase is Dai Vernon's "The Challenge" with coins
Inspired by 2010 132
Max Maven Diskette
  • Lost Horizons (explanation of title "Thunday")
reading with layout with coins, binary
Also published here Mar. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 3)
22
Andy Nyman Take the Money and Run nine empty film canisters, spectator chooses one and drops any coin in it and mixes the containers, performer divines the canister, the coin and the date on it
Also published here 2010 31
Joe Berg A Mindreader's Dream four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each box
Variations 2011
Xtra Credit (Issue 9)
55
Mel Bennett Mel Bennett Notes using four coins with different dates on four cards instead
Inspired by 2011
Xtra Credit (Issue 9)
56
Barrie Richardson Symbologic Revisited coins with colored stickers, two sets of five, spectator matches colors unseen in two phases
  • Phase I - Three Matches
  • Phase II - Five Matches
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
Also published here
  • The Magician, Aug./Sep. 2006
2011 93
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham The Miracle Divination three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them, three object divination
Inspired byRelated to 2012 105
Ron Graham Ron's $1.96 trick Miracle Divination, four coins pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them all, four object divination
Related to 2012 108
Robert E. Neale The Berg Variations notes on the prop and procedure
Inspired by
  • "Mindreader's Dream" (Joe Berg)
2012
Prolix (Issue 10)
670
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Coin Shop Mentalism values of coins listed on coin shop business cards, spectators take money according to some of the listed coin values from which the performer can divine previously chosen coins
Dec. 2012
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 9)
1
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Remote Coin and Date Divination penny, dime and quarter borrowed, performer distributes them in two pockets and hand, performer know where is which coin and also date of coin in spectator's hand, free will
  • Extra (bending addition, lie detector idea)
(PDF bonus effect from Dec. 2012)
Inspired by
  • "Sixty Two Pence" (Mark Elsdon, Conversation as Mentalism)
Variations
Dec. 2012
Real Secrets (Vol. 1 No. 9)
1
Bruce Bernstein Utility Mental Routine prediction of coin toss, chosen card and total of numbers
Also published here 2012 75
Bruce Bernstein Clinical PSI all possible combinations of three coin tosses are written on various billets, performer and spectator each select one and performer wins with at about three to one odds
Also published here 2012 88
Ben Seward Coins Determine the value of a thought of coin
2013 39
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Making Things Right two rows of three torn-apart paper pieces are formed and then exchanged according to diagram, afterwards the pieces are correctly paired
Related to Sep. 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 18)
1
Michael Weber, Tim Trono Long-Distance Dating divining the date on a chosen coin (amongst four) via phone, CATO with stack of coins
  • Bonus (alternative presentation)
(Real Secrets Bonus sheet)
Oct. 2013
Real Secrets (Vol. 2 No. 19)
3
Mahdi Gilbert Une Pièce de Monntaielism five coins on table, spectator marks the backside of one while performer turns away, then that coin is divined, two repeats, temperature
  • Alternate Ending
  • Emergency Out
2013 3
Tomoyuki Takahashi Fading Coin three imaginary coins, one is chosen and it becomes visible
Also published here 2013