79 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 hole
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 175
Unknown Zur "Durchdringenden Münze" clarifying illustration
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 189
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 7. coin melts in hand, quicksilver
Related 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 illusion
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
L. Vosburgh Lyons Discus Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same direction
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 410
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 rubber
Inspired by
  • Nixon's Chinese Coin Mistery
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 243) 970
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 3 With a Single Coin
Modern Coin Magic 342
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
Jimmy Buffaloe The Marksman hole appears in coin
Modern Coin Magic 263
Gene Gordon Biting a Piece from a Coin
Modern Coin Magic 290
Tom Hollingsworth Second Version coin bite
Modern Coin Magic 291
Karrell Fox, Roy Kissell The Topsy Turvy Coins five coins alternated heads up/tails up arrange to all heads up
Modern Coin Magic 81
Dave Coleman Coin Through a Card (The Folding Quarter) with handkerchief
Modern Coin Magic 291
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
Roland Hurley The De-Materializing Coin chinese coin with square hole and half dollar with round hole transpose, then holes transpose
Inspired 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
Harvey Rosenthal Sixty Cent Trick small coin on larger coin, coins change size, metamorphosis change
Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 11
Karl Fulves A Flourish and a Trick one-handed, three coin stack, middle coin spun out and rotated, effect where it is done under cover of a handkerchief and a sympathetic effect happens when center coin in another three-coin stack is turned over
Inspired by The Magic Book 99
Shigeo Futagawa Handkerchief and Coin handkerchief is moved and coin remains in place
Introduction to Coin Magic 13
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
Karrell Fox "Outa-Shape" Penetration plastic glass and coin penetrate table, both come out warped and distorted
Another Book 67
Les Shore The Melting Coin with matchbook
CoinMagic 226
Sol Stone Silver Hole Switcheroo Moving hole on a coin
CoinMagic 119
Scott Weiser Key to the Orient Chinese coin on padlock
CoinMagic 180
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
John Bentz Stick It Needle Through Coin
CoinMagic 196
Curtis Kam Inverted Spellbound spellbound routine, including an "inverted" (filed-down) coin, nine changes
Related to All the World's a Stage 10
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 plastic
Related to
  • "Blue Crystal" (Lubor Fiedler, Tenyo T-198)
Optical Plastic
Bill Diedrich The Squished Nickel nickel is pressed flat by squeezing it with bare hands
Powerful Magic 63
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
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
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)
The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 154
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
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
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 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
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 it
Inspired by Interlocutor (Issue 48) 207
Unknown Metal bending No. 27, coin apparently soft and bent back and forth
Self-Working Coin Magic 39
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
Ori Ashkenazi It Seems so right Coin appears to have two head sides
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1863
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
Aldo Colombini ESP Coins coins assume shapes of symbols
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2429
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 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 hand
Related to Underworld (Issue 4) 43
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
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 coin
Also published here Random Acts of Magic 227
Joseph K. Schmidt Trapdoor Coin stream of rice produced from hole in Chinese coin
Related 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 coin
Also 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
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
Michael Kras The Weakness Magician can slide coin around on table, but spectator unable to slide coin on table surface
Inspired by Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 2 (Autumn #1)) 18