164 entries in Coin / Gaffed / Shell
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Unknown A notable tricke to transforme a counter to a groat double sided coin glued from two filed down coins, another thing 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 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Professor Hoffmann Multiplying Coins and Tricks therewith shell, one coin becomes three and one again More Magic 161
Unknown Head or Tail showing whatever the spectator wants, double-sided coin & shell More Magic 171
Unknown Coin Duplication making two out of one coin one-handed, shell More Magic 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 More Magic 165
Unknown Penny Changes to a Dime two pennies, one changes into dime Coin Magic 37
Unknown Half Dollar and Penny coin transformation, unusual gaff Coin Magic 38
Unknown An Easy Trick coin travels under hat Coin Magic 41
Unknown Coin and String coin with hole penetrates string held by spectators Coin Magic 42
Unknown A Penetrating Coin coin penetrates plate and falls into glass Coin Magic 43
Unknown Silver to Bronze half dollar covered by drawer of a match box changes to penny and back Coin Magic 43
Unknown Penny and Dime dime covered by penny penetrates card and falls into glass, nesting coin gaff Coin Magic 38
Unknown A Finger Gimlet Variations Coin Magic 42
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Miniature Card and Coin miniature card printed between two coins Prepared Cards and Accessories 18
James G. Thompson Jr. Mystery on the Half Shell coin production, vanish and penetration of the pocket The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paperRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 336
Jerry Lukins The Homing Coins up the sleeve type, four coins to glass, shellVariations Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 12) 117
R. M. Jamison The $1.85 Trick nested shell set, chinese coin as surprise finish Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 4) 151
Phil Huckabee Money Money Money six coins are produced and vanish again, on spectator's lapel The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 396
Phil Huckabee The Penny-trating Coin one of two coins penetrates spectator's hand, penny/dime set Watch This One! 94
J. B. Bobo Mystery with a Shell Half short flurry, method to separate shell from coin Watch This One! 96
Ed Heyl Cork Coin coin that swims The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 150) 604
James G. Thompson Jr. Specious Specie lengthy coin transposition routine, then multiple coin production and vanish, with handkerchief The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 157) 630
Jack Chanin Paddled with paddle, rubberband and coins The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 775
Alfred Caroselli The Homing Coins three coins travel back under a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set Modern Coin Magic 239
Unknown The Circus Trick several coins vanish from a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set Modern Coin Magic 240
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
Stewart James Money Paper paper disc penetrates a stack of four pennies and ends up inside a business card, nickel & penny set Modern Coin Magic 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 setRelated to Modern Coin Magic 238
Unknown The 16¢ Vanish several coins vanish out of the hand, 21 cent shell set Modern Coin Magic 241
Unknown Liberty Head Half and U.S. Penny Modern Coin Magic 260
J. B. Bobo The Shell Half general remarks Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown Mystery with a Half Shell two coins, one appears and vanishes Modern Coin Magic 265
Rolland Hamblen 85¢ Through the Table (The $1.35 Trick) several coins through handkerchief and table, $1.35 shell set Modern Coin Magic 241
Unknown Shell Split shell and coin are clipped in front palm, coin thrown, shell kept in position Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown How to Make Money one coin appears, two coins are rubbed together and one transforms into a quarter Modern Coin Magic 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 Modern Coin Magic 268
Unknown Coin Through a Glass two coins in a glass, one coin travels visually into the other glass Modern Coin Magic 268
Jimmy Buffaloe Perfect Coin Through Handkerchief shell Modern Coin Magic 270
Dr. Carl L. Moore 25¢ and 50¢ Transposition quarter and half dollar change places, in the end both are halves Modern Coin Magic 272
Unknown The Peregrinating Halves four half dollar coins from hand to hand, one by one Modern Coin Magic 273
Unknown Shell Split Move Modern Coin Magic 274
Milton Kort The Protean Coin coin changes from copper to silver several times Modern Coin Magic 279
Milton Kort The Sympathetic Coin on handkerchief, one card, three silver & one copper, shell Modern Coin Magic 282
Milton Kort Coins Through the Table with shell and glassVariations Modern Coin Magic 276
Unknown Shell Pickup Under a Card Modern Coin Magic 283
Unknown The Modern Miser five coins appear Modern Coin Magic 285
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 9 Modern Coin Magic 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 10 shell Modern Coin Magic 345
James G. Thompson Jr. Routine No. 17 Modern Coin Magic 350
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Hole the Coin coin transforms in processInspired by The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Milton Kort Removing Shell from Stack in spectator's hand Modern Coin Magic 278
John Howie Psychicoin spirit taps, with coin and ashtray, eventually coin penetrates ashtrayInspired by
  • L. Vosburgh Lyon's "The Tapping Ball" in Bruce Elliott's "Magic as a Hobby"
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 219
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Münzenwunder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectatorAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 26
Unknown Regular Shell Coins The New Modern Coin Magic 438
Unknown Expanded Shells The New Modern Coin Magic 438
Albert Goshman The Sun and Moon The New Modern Coin Magic 440
Sam Leo Horowitz A Quarter and A Half half dollar and quarter become 2 half dollar and back The New Modern Coin Magic 444
John Mulholland Quarter and Half Routine The New Modern Coin Magic 445
Conrad H. Haden A Surprise Routine with the $1.35 Trick The New Modern Coin Magic 447
J. B. Bobo Coin on the Stick chinese coin The New Modern Coin Magic 466
James T. Stoppard Stoppard's Peregrinating Coins coin produced from purse frame, travel to glass, placed in purse frame The New Modern Coin Magic 447
Horace Goldin The Witch-Doctor's Coin chinese coin and string routine, 2 routines (originally from Sphinx) The New Modern Coin Magic 463
Stewart Judah A Copper and Silver Release coins threaded on string, penny and dime set The New Modern Coin Magic 468
Gerald Bruning The Flash Silver and Copper silver and copper coin wrapped in flash paper in ash tray, lighted, copper penetrates ash tray The New Modern Coin Magic 471
Rolland Hamblen The Photo Coins coin travels from one hand to other, paper between coins, selected card appears on paper The New Modern Coin Magic 475
Edward Marlo, Takeshi Nemoto Hanktration coin visibly penetrates handkerchief and falls into glass The New Modern Coin Magic 483
Louis Tannen Blasted coin penetrates inverted glass which is on gaffed tray The New Modern Coin Magic 486
Louis Tannen Blasted, Jr. The New Modern Coin Magic 488
Aaron Wainer Apex date on coins divined The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 21
Bob Farrell More Monte using billInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 14
Niberco Four Coins and a Tumbler four coins The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 198
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Migrating Pennies eight coins, travel from under lid into box, from box into hand, penetrate the table and the box, 2 shells The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 232
Roy Johnson Solo Coins Through Table with four coins, glass and Okito BoxInspired by The Roy Johnson Experience 55
Ger Copper Speaking of Money half dollar changes to dollar and back, then to quarter and giant coin Magic from Holland 6
Roger Klause New Theory Coins Across two ahead, shell Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 26
Roy Johnson, Bob Ostin Ostin-Tatious coin penetrates table and arrives under handkerchief on the table several time, then it changes into another coinRelated to
  • Bob Ostin's "Fingertip Fantasies"
Second Time Around 1
Ben Christopher Nokito Box using bottomless Okito box, three phases, different gaff options in "Added Notes" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 12) 463
Derek Dingle Coin Assembly four copper coins vanish one by one in hand to reappear with silver coin under card Dingle's Deceptions 7
Dai Vernon The Sensitized Paper chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 257
Fred Kaps Sun & Moon in Spectator's Hand Variations Fred Kaps Lecture 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 8) 525
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 3) 583
Karl Fulves New Shell Gaff shell with disc inside that can be shown from both sides, ideaRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 7) 620
Karl Fulves Sliding Shell shell with half the rim removed The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8) 633
Karl Fulves Half Shell + Okito Box sliding shell The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 727
Al Schneider Quick Centavos
Al Schneider On Coins 30
Al Schneider One Half Gone silver coin travels from between copper coins, nested in an okito box, under a card Al Schneider On Coins 63
Mike Cassidy Flight Four Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 7) 77
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 859
Derek Dingle Stand Up Coins Through the Table four coins Additional Deceptions 3
Unknown Han Ping Chien done with a shell Additional Deceptions 4
Alex Macfadyean Switchback Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 7) 235
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) 924
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shellInspired byRelated to Special Effects 16
Steve Dusheck Copper-Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell Close-up Cavalcade Finale 30
Ross Bertram The Dime and Penny Trick credit information on gaffed set Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 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)
A new look at the Okito Box 11
Lewis Ganson Two Times Ten coin penetration with coin box and cigarette pack, using magnetic shell set "Coin Unique" (Eddie Gibson) A new look at the Okito Box 13
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) 1285
Al Schneider Cone And Coin with a cone Al Schneider On Close-Up 62
Al Schneider Source four dollars produced, two of them shells Al Schneider On Close-Up 75
Mark Weston Hong Kong Coin Visible Release chinese coin penetrates pencil Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 11) 942
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 John: Verse Two 101
Tom Staton Reverse Color Channging Matrix matrix with flash-back, all coins change to other coins as kicker Fork Full of Appetizers 50
Gene Castillon Purist Reverse Assembly international, shell and double-sided coin The Card Puzzle 14
John Carney Gaffed Coins Across with shellInspired by Carney Knowledge 12
Ross Bertram Shell Coins Downs anecdote Bertram on Sleight of Hand 83
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
Bob King Double Reverse Matrix three silver coins join a copper to a corner twice, flash-back finale Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 105
Tom Craven Four Coins and a Purse four coins travel into purse one by oneInspired by Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 99
David Roth Shell Coins Across Variations Expert Coin Magic 62
Stephen Tucker, Subir Kumar Dhar Spondulics Plus Mentalism three different coins in the hand, spectator selects one, that or the other coins vanish Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1286
Martin Lewis Going Home Three coins vanish one by one, reappear in purse Martin's Miracles 121
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 Psychomancy 43
Tom Gagnon The Shelter Change coin change with card The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 23) 396
Dick Cook Twilight's Last Gleaming with copper and silver coinsInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 4) 1
David Neighbors Table Squeeze four coins travel from underneath one hand to the otherInspired by
  • John Kennedy's "Translocation" in "Lecture III"
The Minotaur (Vol. 2, No. 3) 7
David Neighbors Chinese Exchange three coins in box transpose with three different coins The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 4) 1
Homer Liwag Fast Four-Mation Matrix and reverse The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 2) 1
Troy Hooser Squeezed Away hanging coins variationRelated to The Minotaur (Vol. 4, No. 3) 4
Troy Hooser Touch of Brass three half Dollars change into three Chinese coins one by oneRelated toVariations The Minotaur (Vol. 5, No. 3) 1
Paul Gertner Bounce Assembly and Reverse two cards, extra coin handling or shell handling Steel and Silver 45
Paul Gertner A Familiar Ring shell coins across with spectator's finger ringInspired by Steel and Silver 54
Bob Ostin Coin to Spectator's Hand lifting off shell from spectator's hand Steel and Silver 57
Dan Harlan Rising Dough ambitious coin routine, three silver and a pennyRelated to The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 2) 1
Mike Gallo Well Hung Coins Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1084
John Riggs Coins to Pocket four coins travel one by to pocket, they arrive with a clink The Magic of John Riggs 26
Frederick Braue Spirit Cartography - Version One The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 1
Frederick Braue Spirit Cartography - Version Two The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 3
David Regal 4 1/2 Coins Across Close-Up & Personal 155
David Regal 3 1/2 Coins Across Close-Up & Personal 158
David Regal 2 1/2 Hanging Coins type of routine, three coins plucked out, vanished, and reappear Close-Up & Personal 161
Bob King Coins Through Table four coins, shell, final coin travels upwards Private Notes 13
Bob King Silver/Brass Transpo china coin in pocket and quarter covered by card transpose and travel Private Notes 15
Bob King International Backfire Inspired by
  • "Matrix Minus Two" (Bob King, Opening Night Magic)
Great Britain 2001 10
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shellInspired by Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 31
Karl Fulves Never Was eighteen coins in pairs in 3x3 square, one pair chosen, one of the coins in this pair vanishes, nickel & dime setInspired by Hex Squared 18
Reed McClintock Coin Steal four coins straightened out in left hand, one stolen into right hand edge grip, shell Knuckle Busters Vol. 2 13
Reed McClintock Scotch and Soda for Real Transpositions and vanishes of American half dollar and Mexican centavo.Inspired by
  • "Translocation" (John Kennedy, Lecture III)
  • "Three-Coin Fantasy" (Jim Pace, The Jim Pace Lecture Video)
  • Greater Magic Video Library Vol. 28, Don Alan
  • Salt & Pepper Shaker (Albert Goshman, 1985)
Related to
Knuckle Busters Vol. 1 1
Reed McClintock Ninth Dynasty four coins produced, they travel to right hand one by one, last one appears on table, then five more cards appear on table under fingertips Knuckle Busters Vol. 2 13
Al Baker Tri-Coin - The Photographic Coins chosen card appears on piece of paper between two coins, shellRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 589
Bob King Underground Matrix III slits in mat, coins vanish and jumbo coin appears as climax New Magician Foolers 14
Reed McClintock New World Chink-a-Chink four coins move in four different positions in one hand Knuckle Busters Vol. 4 4
Joshua Jay Three-coin Vanish Vanishing three coins with flipper, expanded shell and watch holdoutInspired by
  • "Squeezed Away" (Troy Hooser, Destroyers, 2001)
Related to
Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 56
Al Schneider, Max Nelson Max Al Ping Chen I Chien, coins are put on the table one by one, shell Al Schneider Magic 83
Al Schneider Beyond a Shadow of Doubt three silver and one odd coin, shell Al Schneider Magic 273
Al Schneider Special Export Plus shell Al Schneider Magic 349
Al Schneider Junior Cross Cards coin travels twice under two cards, shell Al Schneider Magic 368
Al Schneider One Half Gone silver coin travels from between copper coins, nested in an okito box, under a card Al Schneider Magic 440
Al Schneider Cone-n-Coin one coin under a cone one in the hand Al Schneider Magic 654
Jörg Alexander Weber Münzen Durch den Tisch four coins, last in spectator's hand, with glass ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 40
Larry Jennings Coin into Spectator's Hand Inspired by ZauberKunstStücke - Band 3 49
Luis Piedrahita Aparición Brutal de Cuatro Monedas four coin production Monedas Y Otras Historias 54
Luis Piedrahita Monedas a través del Pañuelo two coins penetrate a transparent handkerchief on the table Monedas Y Otras Historias 116
Luis Piedrahita Monedas a través de la Mesa four cons through table one by one into a glass then they penetrate table again at once Monedas Y Otras Historias 72
Luis Piedrahita Cuatro Monedas y una Esponja four coins vanish with sponge and are wrought out againInspired by Monedas Y Otras Historias 80
Luis Piedrahita, Román García Wild Coins, el Juego del Homúnculo Monedas Y Otras Historias 108
Luis Piedrahita Monedas y Plástico de Embalar four coins appear under a piece of bubble wrap, then the bubble wrap is cut into two pieces and the coins covered with them, very visible matrix Monedas Y Otras Historias 122
Tyler Wilson Shortser Cut stack ten coins, any named number instantly snatched, repeated with signed coin and from spectator's hand, "Shrimp concept" The EH Team 28
Tyler Wilson Coin Shell Credits The EH Team 34
Christian Scherer Der kleinste 3D-Kopierer der Welt three different coins put in a coin box and they transform into china coins one by one Schlaglichter 50
Dr. Stanley Jaks Coin Wonder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectatorAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 125