82 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Topological Effects / Miscellaneous
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Unknown The Travelling Counters twelve coins, travel around, at one point they are stuck together to a solid block Modern Magic 180
Unknown The "Heads and Tails" Trick coins turn over in a stack of coins, double-faced coin Modern Magic 182
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die magischen Münzen im physikalischen Laboratorium coins are melted into (real!) quicksilver, then changes into smoke and then back to coins, uses quicksilver, woods metal, chemical Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 167
Unknown Die durchdringende Münze cardboard with a hole smaller than a coin, challenge to pass coin through holeRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 175
Unknown Zur "Durchdringenden Münze" clarifying illustrationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 189
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 7. coin melts in hand, quicksilverRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 10
Unknown The Shell Coin fixing coin with shell with hair, spectator turns heads-up coin over under handkerchief, still heads-up The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 59
Shaman Half-Head/Half-Tail Coin for rubbing-two-coins-together illusionRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
L. Vosburgh Lyons Discus Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same directionRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 410
Harry King A Coin, a Ring and a Handkerchief handkerchief held out by two spectators, coin placed on top, corners threaded through ring to lock coin in place, performer removes coin under cover Principles and Deceptions 51
Norman Jensen Half a Jit vanish of one half of a coin, context trick The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 215) 861
Gerald Kosky Color-I-Tus on perceiving reality, colored dots on a cards change, coin seems to be made from rubberInspired by
  • Nixon's Chinese Coin Mistery
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 243) 970
Karrell Fox, Roy Kissell The Topsy Turvy Coins five coins alternated heads up/tails up arrange to all heads up Modern Coin Magic 81
Unknown Coin Through a Ring with a handkerchief, two methods, a.) folding coin, b.) fake wrapping Modern Coin Magic 171
Jimmy Buffaloe The Marksman hole appears in coin Modern Coin Magic 263
Gene Gordon Biting a Piece from a Coin Modern Coin Magic 290
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
Tom Hollingsworth Second Version coin bite Modern Coin Magic 291
Dave Coleman Coin Through a Card (The Folding Quarter) with handkerchief Modern Coin Magic 291
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 3 With a Single Coin Modern Coin Magic 342
Karrell Fox That's a Hot One coin vanishes and appears in a folded tissue paper which is to small for the coin, flash paper Kornfidentially Yours 12
Robert E. Olson Folding Money coin is produced from a smaller container The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 410
Silent Mora Chinese Money Trick chinese coin is stretched, then formed into man-like coin (originally from Sphinx) The New Modern Coin Magic 411
Hans G. Stumpf, George Leitmayr Match Sword Box coin in matchbox is penetrated by six matches The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 91
J. W. Sarles Quicksilver marked coin locked in silk with ring, repeatRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 336
Roland Hurley The De-Materializing Coin chinese coin with square hole and half dollar with round hole transpose, then holes transposeInspired by Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 9
Alan Alan The Balance Coins coins cling to fingers, using thread (Dual Control Gimmick) Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 265
Amedeo Vacca Penetrating Copper copper and silver in handkerchief, locked with finger ring, named coin penetrates ring Amedeo's Continental Magic 85
Harvey Rosenthal Sixty Cent Trick small coin on larger coin, coins change size, metamorphosis change Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 11
Trevor Lewis Hole Card coin fits through hole in card even though it is too small Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 43
Shigeo Futagawa Handkerchief and Coin handkerchief is moved and coin remains in place Introduction to Coin Magic 13
Karrell Fox "Outa-Shape" Penetration plastic glass and coin penetrate table, both come out warped and distorted Another Book 67
Nick Pudar The Incredible "Bulk" with two coins that have tape around them, kicker: stuck together Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 531
Sol Stone Silver Hole Switcheroo Moving hole on a coin CoinMagic 119
Scott Weiser Key to the Orient Chinese coin on padlock CoinMagic 180
John Bentz Stick It Needle Through Coin CoinMagic 196
Les Shore The Melting Coin with matchbook CoinMagic 226
Stephen Tucker Zig Zag Coin middle section of coin is moved to the side Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 12
John Lyon Optical Plastic coin appears to sink into sheet of plasticRelated to
  • "Blue Crystal" (Lubor Fiedler, Tenyo T-198)
Optical Plastic
Michael J. Gerhardt Ultra C/S Transposition chinese coin and half dollar, as climax only the hole transposes Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 847
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
Stephen Tucker Coineto coin from hand to hand, first a quarter, then half and three quarters travel Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 14
Ben Harris Masquerade ink on coin burns hole in coin in shape of index of forced card (flash paper) Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1055
David Roth Pulling Off Ten Cents Pulling off a small piece of a half dollar, which transforms into a dime Expert Coin Magic 39
David Roth A Mighty Squeeze Fold a coin in half and then quarters Expert Coin Magic 40
David Roth The Eraser Erase pieces of a coin Expert Coin Magic 152
David Roth Linking Coins fusion of two, then three half dollars Expert Coin Magic 158
David Roth Linking Coins II Fusion of two coins, then three Expert Coin Magic 316
David Roth Silly Putty Coin folds in sympathy with a silly putty impression of it Expert Coin Magic 336
Ben Harris The Greenhouse Effect card appears folded in glass which is held mouth-down on deck Out Of His Mind! 63
Karl Fulves Reactor Ring No. 3, ring trapped in handkerchief with ring, corners pulled and suddenly coin is on top and ring falls down (transposition), posed as a problemRelated to S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 4) 61
Karl Fulves Coin in Sand invisible coin moves in sand, then appears under glass visibly, posed as problem S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 7) 107
Jay Sankey Bridging The Gap using a clear glass tube as gag explanation for Coins Across through which rolled up coin slides Sankey Panky 53
Dennis H. Evans Letters - On Optical Plastic illusion of getting a coin trapped into a sheet of plastic and then having the coin penetrate itInspired by Interlocutor (Issue 48) 207
Karl Fulves Zimzum coin drops through holes in paper that are much smaller Money Moves 10
Simon Lovell Assassination Three bullet holes appear in a coin after magician feigns assassinating Kennedy - coin then changes into a bullet Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 59
Unknown Metal bending No. 27, coin apparently soft and bent back and forth Self-Working Coin Magic 39
Ori Ashkenazi It Seems so right Coin appears to have two head sides Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1863
Aldo Colombini ESP Coins coins assume shapes of symbols Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2429
Nate Leipzig Balancing of a Half Dollar on the Finger Tips short note from Hilliard's notebook More Greater Magic 1091
Bob Gill Gyro-Compass Chinese compass applied to coin with straight sides New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 17
Yuji Wada Stretching Your Money two coins are produced, then they become magnetic and travel to one hand, finally one coin is stretched The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 6
Karrell Fox Sympathetic Coins bunch of quarters are alternating heads up and face up, when dropped singly all heads up Much Ado About Something 29
Paul Harris Cheap Juggler pennies are balanced on edge, then shown stapled together The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul) 241
Paul Harris Putty Buddy paddly is formed out of silly putty, coins pressed into it turn over and change The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 31
Don Tanner, Paul Harris The Twinkie Bottle pen drops through hole in washer into bottle The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 43
Paul Harris Twinkie Too pen drops through hole in washer into bottle The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 44
Paul Harris The Shape of Astonishment impression of coin in foil changes from heads to tails The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 13
John Scarne Heads I Win one of two coins turns over on back of hand with wave of handRelated to Underworld (Issue 4) 43
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Torque II coin gets hot, is dropped into drink which boils, becomes lump of silver Ah-ha! 14
Karl Fulves Copper copper layer in US quarters moves from being nearer to the head side to the tail side The Fine Print (Issue 6) 154
John Carney Bits dollar breaks into four pieces which change into four quarters, see Issue 3, p. 1, for further credits Penumbra (Issue 2) 10
Jay Sankey The Changeling Two initialed coins transpose, then fuse into one coin with initials on both sides Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 31
David Acer New Millenium Tenkai Pennies Tenkai Pennies with signed coins - then signatures end up on same coinAlso published here Random Acts of Magic 227
Joseph K. Schmidt Trapdoor Coin stream of rice produced from hole in Chinese coinRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 345
Arthur Ward Mystic Ring coin marked with sticker, tossed in container with other coins, performer's ring tossed in as well, marked coin is suddenly permanently welded to top of ring Prolix (Issue 5) 339
Oliver Meech Fish Bowl Coin Illusion Fish drawn on one side of coin, circle drawn on the other side. Coin is spun, fish ends up drawn inside the circle. The Plot Thickens 26
David Acer Transfusion Tenkai Pennies with signed coins - then signatures end up on same coinAlso published here More Power to You 15
Micky Wong 入钱 (Taking Credit a.k.a. Coin in Octopus Card) Putting coin into a train card, then taking it out again The Ace Assembly All-Star Lecture Notes 28
Michael Kras The Weakness Magician can slide coin around on table, but spectator unable to slide coin on table surfaceInspired by Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 2 (Autumn #1)) 18
张国洲 Jojo 独一无二的十一元 (The One and Only Eleven Dollar Bill) Dollar coin fused with ten dollar bill, then plucked out again The Truth 真相 29