1,310 entries in Coin / Gaffed
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown 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 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown To conveie monie out of one of your hands into the other by legierdemaine coin travels from hand to hand after false transfer, tapped with knife for sound illusion ("for both the eare and the eie is deceived by this devise")
Related toVariations 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 184
Unknown An excellent feat, to make a two penie peece lie plaine in the palme of your hand, and to be passed from thence when you list one-handed coin vanish with wax on nail to bring coin to sort of back-palm position
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown To conveie a testor out of ones hand that holdeth it fast coin pressed into spectator's hand vanishes, and reappears with coin in performer's or another spectator's hand
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXV) 186
Unknown With words to make a groat or a testor to leape out of a pot, or to run alongst upon a table coin crawls out of cup along table, thread pulled by stooge, recommended at night with candle light to make it more deceptive
1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXIV) 185
Unknown 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 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 46
Unknown How to make two Bels come into one hand, having put into each hand one bell travels from hand to hand, with bell in sleeve to fake sound of bell in hand
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 30
Unknown How to convey money out of one of your hands into the other by Legerdemaine coin travels from hand to hand after false transfer, tapped with knife for sound illusion
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 48
Unknown How to vanish a glasse full of Beere coin on table, glass with beer placed on top, "is coin in or under glass?", verification used to lap full glass, coin stuck to fingers is reproduced from nose and glass from pocket
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 33
Unknown An excellent feat to make a twopeny peece lie plaine in your hand, and to be passed from thence when you lift one-handed coin vanish with wax on nail to bring coin to sort of back-palm position
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 47
Unknown How to deliver to one man one sixpence, and to another another sixpence, and to make both the testors come into one mans hand "double lift" with coins, double put into spectator's hand (sponge ball trick with coins), coin stolen from palm of another spectator with sticky fingers
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 50
Unknown How to make a pile of Counters seeme to vanish thorow a Table cap & pence through table, die appears instead on top of table which started in hollowed stack
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 24
Unknown La Piece de Monnoie Enfermée Dans une Boîte, d'ou Elle Sort Sans qu'on y Touche coin vanishes from a box audibly and appears in shoe of a spectator, rattle box with spring feather, assistant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 22
Unknown The "Heads and Tails" Trick coins turn over in a stack of coins, double-faced coin
1876 Modern Magic 182
Unknown Money-Slide holder to steal coins one by one
1876 Modern Magic 207
Unknown A Florin being spun upon the Table, to tell blindfold whether it falls head or tail upwards coin gaffed
1876 Modern Magic 159
Unknown Producing Clink with Wand when tapping on clothing, two methods (gimmicked wand and ungaffed)
1876 Modern Magic 170
Unknown The Rattle Box "To make a Coin vanish from the Box, through still heard to rattle within"
1876 Modern Magic 189
Unknown The Flying Money To make a Coin pass invisibly from the one hand to the other, and finally through the Table, using penny stuck with wax under the table
1876 Modern Magic 172
Unknown To rub One Sixpence into Three two coins start secretly stuck to underside of table
1876 Modern Magic 175
Unknown To make a Marked Sixpence vanish from a Handkerchief, and be found in the Centre of an Apple or Orange previously examined coin stuck to knife
1876 Modern Magic 178
Unknown The Wandering Sixpence coin traveling from underneath one card to another, two sticky coins
1876 Modern Magic 181
Unknown The Animated Coin, which answers Questions, etc. coin jumps around in glass, threaded coin or gimmicked glass, as question-answering coin
1876 Modern Magic 185
Unknown Coin Tray money plate
1876 Modern Magic 177
Unknown The Vanishing Plate, or Salver coins vanish when picket up from plate
1876 Modern Magic 208
Unknown The "Changing" Plate
1876 Modern Magic 210
Frank Hiam The Tray of Proteus by Hiam & Lane, for switching, vanishing, producing
1876 Modern Magic 211
Unknown The Travelling Counters twelve coins, travel around, at one point they are stuck together to a solid block
1876 Modern Magic 180
Unknown The Magic Cover and Vanishing Halfpence hollow coin stack
1876 Modern Magic 184
Unknown Head or Tail showing whatever the spectator wants, double-sided coin & shell
1890 More Magic 171
Unknown To Pass Coins into a Bottle folding coin, hidden in cork
1890 More Magic 158
Unknown Coin to Bottle Wand mechanical wand to introduce folding coin into bottle
1890 More Magic 160
Unknown A Hat with a Hole in it
  • The Finger through the Hat
  • The Cork through the Hat
  • The Coin through the Hat
  • The Cigar through the Hat
1890 More Magic 306
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Tumbler "To pass a coin from a Glass of Water into the Centre of an Orange", with full patter
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 172
Unknown Threaded Coin Piles for production
1890 More Magic 154
Unknown The Walking Shilling
1890 More Magic 125
Professor Hoffmann Multiplying Coins and Tricks therewith shell, one coin becomes three and one again
1890 More Magic 161
Unknown Coin Duplication making two out of one coin one-handed, shell
Related to 1890 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
1890 More Magic 165
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen
  • wand for continuous cigarette production
  • wand to ignite candle, chemical or with match
  • coin catching wand, two versions (one with folding coin, continued in next issue)
Mar. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen
  • continuation of description of coin catching wand with folding coin
  • feather flower tree/bouquet from hollow wand
  • wand that can shoot
Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 49
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung eines Thalers borrowed marked coin vanishes from hand of spectator and reappears in another spectator's pocket, attachable hook gimmick
July 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 103
Unknown Die Thalerwanderung one-ahead coins across with shell, performed with two cover tubes
Related to Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Unknown 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) 36
Unknown Der Luftthaler coin vanishes and is taken from spectator's pocket, clean handling
Nov. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 3) 42
Unknown Ein kleiner Zauberscherz coin clings to wall or door
Dec. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 59
Albert Anton Die wandernden Thaler coins travel audibly in glass on table which is covered with a handkerchief, sound gimmick with thread behind table
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 3
Unknown Geldkunststücke coin rolls back and forth on blade of knife, second coin vanishes and reappears, coin with thread loop
Oct. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 2) 24
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die präparierten Karten on gaffed cards, chapter intro to chapter four
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 125
Unknown Die präparierten Kartenspiele chapter intro
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 127
Unknown Das zweifach präparierte Kartenspiel deck with more than one preparation, marked and stripper for example
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 130
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Kartenpräparationen, welche auf optischen Täuschungen beruhgen chapter intro
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 132
Unknown Thalerkrisis
Related to Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Unknown Ein Solo coin vanishes and reappears a few times, coin slides on thread that goes into sleeve
Feb. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 87
Unknown Die vier magischen Münzen four coins vanish from hand at once, coins are on a thread
May 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 130
Unknown 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) 85
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) 182
Unknown Münzfässchen Münzdose, coin vanishes in (wooden) coin box, coin dropped in and its backside is black to become invisible in box
July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Unknown Der magische Flaschenstöpsel folding corn in hollow cork with release mechanism
Sep. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9) 136
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die Manschette als Servante removable shirt cuff placed on table and used as impromptu servante, a bottom folds outs, various coin steal applications
Related to Sep. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9) 134
Professor Bellonie Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin production routine
July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 107
Unknown Thalerscheibe holder gimmick for coins
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 24
Carl Willmann Die Thaler im Hut holder attached to hat
May 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 73
Unknown Die Spinne container gimmick between fingers that can pivot in front of or behind the fingers
June 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 89
Josef Löffler Der wandernde Thaler coin with black back and hook, vanished and ditched by hanging it on the clothing, borrowed coin vanishes and reappears
Apr. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4) 54
Unknown Fake Coin Sound coin secretly dropped into slim glass in the performer's pocket to make it seem it appears in bottle on table
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 41
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 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 23
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die rotierende Münze No. 11, coin spins between fingers, mechanical
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 42
Unknown Coin Pull multiple coins on pull
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 132
Unknown Der Thalerstab No. 8, coin wand, either with coin attached to rubber band or with folding coin that retracts into wand, for continuous production
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 23
Unknown Der magische Flaschenstöpsel No. 16, fake metal cork contains folding coin, spring catapults coin out of cork into bottle
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 48
Unknown Glass Disc Coin Vanish coin dropped into glass with handkerchief cover, vanishes
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 23
Carl Willmann Coin Catching Gimmick sleeve mechanism with tube that brings coin to fingertips and retracts with coin again, for Miser's Dream, with second gaff for hat or container that releases coins that are apparently dropped inside
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 16
Carl Willmann, Alfred Molenaar Variation zum Geldfang im Hut I. with loader to steal a stack of coins
Variations June 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 94
Carl Willmann Variation zum Geldfang im Hut II. another holder
Aug. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8) 121
Carl Willmann Variation zum Geldfang im Hut III.
Sep. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 135
Unknown Der Doppelthaler No. 4, shell and applications
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 11
Unknown Coin Duplication and Vanish with shell, vanish with standard fake pick-up of shell
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 12
Unknown Coin through Table coin thrown in full glass (or hat), penetrates glass and table, shell
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 13
Unknown Der Lochthaler No. 10, finger through coin, one-handed and two-handed handling, hole coin with shell
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 28
T. Nelson Downs, Unknown Die Drehmünze No. 1, coin pivot, back palm, specialty of Downs, also with two sharp points or wire to help in pivot
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 1
Unknown Thalerschnitte thin coins for certain manipulations
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 8
Carl Willmann Die Drehmünze coin with pivot points to facilitate back and front palm pivoting
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 27
Unknown Der in freier Hand verschwindende Thaler No. 20, coin vanishes via pull into vest pocket, also with borrowed coin and shell on pull
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 57
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Ein neuer Münzentrick folding coin in fake finger, credit information
Related to
  • "New Coin Production from Bare Hands" (T. Nelson Downs, Modern Coin Manipulation, 1900, p. 130)
Mar. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 38
Carl Willmann Die Mechanik für Thaler aus dem Hut coins drop out of hat one by one with release mechanism
June 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 88
Emil Clauß Eine Geldangelegenheit confetti in glass, changes into coins, twelve coins placed in two handkerchiefs held by two spectators each, four travel across, plate used as coin tray
Feb. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 22
Carl Willmann Die Changiertafel slate that can be used as a tray to switch billets, coins, card pieces
Oct. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 151
Carl Willmann Die neue Münzenklammer coin clip
Variations Dec. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 187
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli II. Pêle-Mêle coin is produced from selection, then coin is marked, placed under handkerchief and dropped inside glass, coin travels to second glass which is covered with the deck, finally coin vanishes again and appears inside spectator's breast pocket
1. Der Taler im Kartenblatt
2. Der Fliegende Taler
3. Der Lufttaler (hook is added to coin to form a temporary hooked coin)
1902 Moderne Magie 74
Carl Willmann Zur neuen Münzenklammer using coin clip without attached pull
Inspired by Feb. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 2) 30
Unknown The "Excelsior" Clip
1903 Later Magic 54
Carl Willmann Das Vermehrungstablett coin tray, with some simple applications, also having a silk in slit
Related to Mar. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3) 42
Carl Willmann Das Vermehrungstablett part two with patter
Related to Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 57
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Traum eines Geizhalses continuation
a. Das Herbeischaffen der Taler (holder to load from table)
b. Die Einleitung des Kunststückes
Related to Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 23
Unknown Der mechanische Münzenfächer mechanical coin fan production, two methods
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 59
Guido von Alvensleben Die Talerschleuder apparatus that shoots out coins one by one, put in sleeve
Oct. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 10) 161
Carl Willmann Der dressierte Taler glass covered with newspaper piece, coin vanishes and visibly drops into glass and dances
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 121
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der "Blitz"-Talerfang-Apparat needles on coin, other coins with holes so a stack can be fixed for production
Sep. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 141
Carl Willmann Die aus freier Hand verschwindende Münze coin put on open hand, other hand covers it and then coin is gone, using pull with sticky end, raven
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 120
Geo Welli Ein neuer Lichtanzünder gimmick to light a candle, made from coin so gimmick is produced as finale
Inspired by Feb. 1905 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 39
Unknown The Coin Dropper
1909 The Art of Magic 280
Carl Anderson Improved Coin Dropper
1909 The Art of Magic 281
Unknown A New Coin Spider gimmick so both sides of hand can be shown empty and fingers spread before coin production
1909 The Art of Magic 276
T. Nelson Downs The Tattling of Toto six selections, penny in glass jumps up and down to communicate with performer
Inspired by
  • French magazine "The Illusioniste"
1909 The Art of Magic 184
Unknown The Trained Half Dollar "Animated Coin", borrowed coin dropped in glass jumps up and down, thread & assistant
1909 The Art of Magic 266
Unknown New Coin Catching coin on thread, attached to body, for endless coin production where coin can be thrown in tumbler
1909 The Art of Magic 271
Unknown The Coin Through the Hat using black-backed coin, black art
1909 The Art of Magic 267
Unknown The Disappearing Dollars dollar coins dropped into vase disappear, small bag on pull inserted into vase
1909 The Art of Magic 261
Unknown The Transmutation of Metal copper coin stack under cone changes to dimes
1909 The Art of Magic 268
Carl Anderson A Coin Act and a Coin Ladder coins produced with borrowed hat, then they penetrate hat and drop down coin ladder
1909 The Art of Magic 278
Carl Anderson The Coin Easel coin ladder
1909 The Art of Magic 282
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplication of Money coins counted and amount changes, plate, coin holder
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 659
Joseph Michael Hartz The Multiplication of Money coins counted and amount changes, plate, coin holder
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 115
Louis Haley, Charles T. Jordan New Coin Trick No. 6, "a la Hang Ping Chien"
six coins under handkerchief on table transpose with die underneath table, coins with wax surface
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 12
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
1920 Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 10
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Reise der Münzen. No. 8, four signed coins travel from hat to glass, with threaded coin
1926 Magische Miniaturen 32
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Wirkung des Heckepfennigs. No. 17, selected number of coins appear, with coin tray and playing cards to select number
1926 Magische Miniaturen 57
Louis Nikola The Flight Card to Impossible Location At Any Number: Card vanishes from inside an envelope to be found in a deck sealed also in another envelope, at a location named by the spectator
1927 The Nikola Card System 62
Tom Sellers The Seller's Coin Holder
1931 Magical Pleasantries 24
T.J. Crawford The Migratory Coins using a shell
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 23
Laurie Ireland New Clip Bar for Keller Coin Dropper
1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 9
Unknown Coin and Bottle
1935 Coin Magic 41
Unknown Coin Through Ring coin wrapped in handkerchief penetrates finger ring
1935 Coin Magic 41
Unknown The Melting Coin coin dropped in glass of water under handkerchief, then it vanishes, off-beat gaff
1935 Coin Magic 34
Dr. C. J. Diestel The Weeping Coin water drops fall from coin
1935 Coin Magic 37
Unknown Half Dollar and Penny coin transformation, unusual gaff
1935 Coin Magic 38
Ottokar Fischer Sticky Coins coins sticking together for silent handling
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 66
Unknown Variation - A Good Cath gag, coin appears under two bigger coins
1935 Coin Magic 28
Unknown Vanishing Dime for small coins
1935 Coin Magic 28
Unknown Wand and Wax wax on end of wand to show hands empty
1935 Coin Magic 31
Unknown To Pick Up a Dime with the Palm
Related to 1935 Coin Magic 33
Unknown Penny and Dime dime covered by penny penetrates card and falls into glass, nesting coin gaff
1935 Coin Magic 38
Unknown The "Wiesenheimer" Coin Trick coin vanishes from ring put on table covered with a card, alternative method
1935 Coin Magic 39
Unknown Coin and Envelopes marked coin to nest of envelopes made out of newspaper
1935 Coin Magic 54
Unknown Another Method coin dropped in glass of water under handkerchief, then it vanishes,thread method
1935 Coin Magic 35
Unknown The Peripatetic four coins travel from a jar to a glass, one by one, threaded coin
1935 Coin Magic 56
Unknown Penny Changes to a Dime two pennies, one changes into dime
1935 Coin Magic 37
Unknown An Easy Trick coin travels under hat
1935 Coin Magic 41
Unknown Coin and String coin with hole penetrates string held by spectators
1935 Coin Magic 42
Unknown A Finger Gimlet
Variations 1935 Coin Magic 42
Unknown A Penetrating Coin coin penetrates plate and falls into glass
1935 Coin Magic 43
Unknown Silver to Bronze half dollar covered by drawer of a match box changes to penny and back
1935 Coin Magic 43
Unknown The Triangular Coin Stand to vanish coins
1935 Coin Magic 34
Unknown A Pile of Pennies die under paper tube transforms into coins, coins travel through table and die appears again under tube, hollow coin stack
1935 Coin Magic 36
M. Ceillier The Flying Coins two groups of coins counted, three coins travel across, coin tray
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 37
Unknown Folded Newspaper as Coin Tray
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 39
Jess Kelly, Laurie Ireland Vanish of Coin from Trousers Fold half dollar put in trouser fold, changes into nickel, forty-five pennies grabbed from air
Variations 1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 40
Unknown Folding Coins construction and use including: To Make One Coin and a Folded Coin Appear as Three Coins, Formula for Silver Cement to Fill the Gap
1938 Greater Magic 676
Harry Kellar Coin Holders - The Kellar Holder
1938 Greater Magic 673
Al Meiner The New Coin Holder
1938 Greater Magic 674
Unknown New Coin Dropper
1938 Greater Magic 674
Unknown Paper Clip Holder single coin
1938 Greater Magic 674
Unknown Fountain Pen impromptu holder
1938 Greater Magic 675
Unknown A Very Good Method of Holding a Load of Coins is This hole through stack of coins
1938 Greater Magic 702
Unknown The Hooked Coin sequence to fit into miser's dream routine
1938 Greater Magic 702
Unknown A Coin Penetration through cloth bag, using a wire ring
1938 Greater Magic 688
Unknown A Coin Producing Fan gaffed
1938 Greater Magic 699
Unknown Coin on Thread
1938 Greater Magic 676
Unknown Folded Newspaper as a Tray impromptu coin tray
1938 Greater Magic 675
Theodore Annemann Getting rid of Double Facer
Inspired by 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 418
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Coin Load holder for Miser's Dream, with hat and slate
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 3
John Ramsay Hypno Coin coin stands on edge on thumb
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 416
Franklin M. Chapman, Paul Morris Sucker Coins dime vanishes from under quarter and appears under second quarter, two versions
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 7) 3
Unknown The Shell Coin fixing coin with shell with hair, spectator turns heads-up coin over under handkerchief, still heads-up
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 59
John Mulholland On the Coin in Bottle
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 648
Joseph Ovette A Lulu! coin vanishes and appears in rolled up bill, to small to hold the coin
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10) 3
Joseph Ovette A Penny "Sucker" dime and penny version, one coin vanishes
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 3
L. Vosburgh Lyons The "Good-Bye" Coin coin on pull
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 100) 610
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Tips on thin coins, matches and gamblers
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Laurie Ireland Manipulative Dollar thimble for little finger glued to coin
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 16
Unknown Coin Through the Plate marked coin wrapped in paper and put on plate, plate on glass, paper burned, coin falls into glass
1941 After the Dessert 7
Unknown The Dissolving Coin marked coin vanishs from glass, reappears in purse, glass disc
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 85
Unknown The Multiplying Money Tray
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 115
Unknown A Newspaper Used as a Tray
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 115
T. Nelson Downs Fallacy of Vision "Two Impromptus By T. Nelson Downs", gaff on coin to clip coin to finger
1941/49 Select Secrets 29
Franklin V. Taylor Materialization coin appears with the help of a spring clothes-pin and a handkerchief
Variations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 91
Eddie Joseph My Hat coin (glass disc) vanishes from glass and appears in hat
1942 Coin and Money Magic 106
Art Lyle Art Lyle Says: coin through handkerchief, how to make coins shiny and building an easy coin holdout
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 77
Eddie Joseph The Ring Hold-Out match stick piece under finger ring, for vanish or production
1942 Coin and Money Magic 36
Eddie Joseph The Sleeve Holder small pocket near opening of sleeve to keep coin from falling out
1942 Coin and Money Magic 44
Eddie Joseph The Coat Holder
1942 Coin and Money Magic 45
Eddie Joseph The Lapel Holder
1942 Coin and Money Magic 45
Edward Marlo Two Ideas hooked coin in sleeve, pocket ditch for complete vanish
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 19
Eddie Joseph Rattling an Empty Box match box, coin hidden underneath
1942 Coin and Money Magic 54
Edward Marlo Two Halves and a Dime two half dollars appear, dime placed between them vanishes, wax
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 7
Laurie Ireland Ideas For Wiztax something sticky
1. coin vanish with a handkerchief
2. vanish and reproduction of a cigarette
3. vanish and reproduction of a penny
4. torn and restored paper
5. torn and restored cigarette paper
1942 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 6
Eddie Joseph The Four-Corner Vanish coin vanish in handkerchief where all four corners are folded onto coin, wax on thumb nail and not corner
1942 Coin and Money Magic 21
Eddie Joseph Waxing and De-Waxing a Coin
1942 Coin and Money Magic 34
Eddie Joseph The Coin on the Wall coin sticks to wall
1942 Coin and Money Magic 36
Eddie Joseph One in Many finding selected coin out of bunch of coins
1942 Coin and Money Magic 49
Eddie Joseph The Roofer coin appear in match box, stuck to top
1942 Coin and Money Magic 53
Eddie Joseph A Secret and Its Possibilities recipe for glue which permanently glues a coin to a smooth surface, gag application of glueing a coin to the floor and watching people trying to pick it up
  • The Scotch Coin
  • In the Office
  • In a Hotel Lobby
  • At a Convention
1942 Coin and Money Magic 54
Eddie Joseph The Magnetic Coin a coin is apparently magnetized, it is removed from other coins with knife, wax
1942 Coin and Money Magic 95
Eddie Joseph The Eccentric Coin coin clings to blade of knife
1942 Coin and Money Magic 95
Eddie Joseph The Coat Vanish pendulum pull attached with wax
1942 Coin and Money Magic 18
Eddie Joseph The Cotton Rail thread around hand to hold coin in place on front or back of hand
1942 Coin and Money Magic 36
Eddie Joseph The Looped Coin loop of thread on coin
  • For a Vanish
  • For Production
  • For Continuous Front- and Back-Palm
1942 Coin and Money Magic 38
Eddie Joseph The Hair Gimmick hair/thread rolled around pencil until ready for use
1942 Coin and Money Magic 43
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Miniature Card and Coin miniature card printed between two coins
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 18
Eddie Joseph Palming Aide rubbing resin on coin edges
1942 Coin and Money Magic 37
Eddie Joseph The Salt Mound Vanish coin vanishes from under card piece that is covered under salt, on pull
1942 Coin and Money Magic 17
Unknown Vest Holder for Coins
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 125
Unknown The Passe Coins and Glasses from glass to glass, using coin on thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 112
E.S. Hoffman Cute Coin coin production gimmick
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 129
Tom Sellers Diminishing Coins elaborate gaffs
1943 Magical Mixture 10
Shaman Half-Head/Half-Tail Coin for rubbing-two-coins-together illusion
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
James G. Thompson Jr. Mystery on the Half Shell coin production, vanish and penetration of the pocket
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Bruce Elliott Coin Vanish nesting coins gaff, idea
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 30) 126
Orson Welles Fruit Cup coin in egg in lemon in orange in grapefruit using a clothespin
Inspired by 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 250
Jean Hugard The Punishment Fits the Crime coin transforms into lemon, under hat
Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 86
George Starke The Ghost Coins handful of coins vanish, soldered coins
Also published here Nov. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 6) 83
Henri Decremps The Transposition of Silver and Copper Coins copper /silver transposition, translations from Decremps "Codicille de Jerome Sharp"
Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 100
George Starke Penny and Half Dollar Transposition
Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 101
Kolmar, Clayton Rawson Detail Does It do as i do with three coins
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 351
Franklin V. Taylor Materialization Coin appears with the help of a spring clothes-pin and a handkerchief
1945 My Best 195
Chester Morris The Morris Plan Coin in handkerchief secured by a ring, penetrates the ring
1945 My Best 210
Edwin Tabor Transmutation of Metal coin changes on palm of hand, magnet, Raven precursor
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 153
Ronald B. Edwards Multifly coin tray with glued bills for close up
Variations 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 349
George Starke The Ghost Coins handful of coins vanish, soldered coins
Also published here 1945 My Best 188
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paper
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 336
Jerry Lukins The Homing Coins up the sleeve type, four coins to glass, shell
Variations May 1945 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
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 151
Samuel Berland Pinched pieces are broken of from a half dollar, last piece transforms into a quarter
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 423
John Hamilton All Wet moves and subtleties for coin in bottle
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 111) 447
Phil Huckabee Money Money Money six coins are produced and vanish again, on spectator's lapel
1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 396
J. B. Bobo, James G. Thompson Jr. Silver and Copper
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
1947 Watch This One! 108
J. B. Bobo The Magic Mint nickel in the hand, half dollar appears, nickel transforms into another half dollar
1947 Watch This One! 97
Wallace Lee The Ghost of a Coin coin to glass disc in spectator's hand
1947 Watch This One! 99
J. B. Bobo The Squirting Nickel use for hollow coin to squirt water from, heckler stopper
1947 Watch This One! 95
Phil Huckabee The Penny-trating Coin one of two coins penetrates spectator's hand, penny/dime set
1947 Watch This One! 94
J. B. Bobo Mystery with a Shell Half short flurry, method to separate shell from coin
1947 Watch This One! 96
J. B. Bobo, Phil Huckabee Peregrinating Quarters
1947 Watch This One! 101
James G. Thompson Jr. Specious Specie lengthy coin transposition routine, then multiple coin production and vanish, with handkerchief
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 157) 630
R. M. Jamison Half Dollar in the Bottle coin starts in bottle
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 622
Arthur H. Buckley The Magnetic Pass with One or Several Coins magnetic holdout in trousers at back of leg
1948 Principles and Deceptions 76
Arthur H. Buckley The Coin Holders and Loading Trough
1948 Principles and Deceptions 113
Arthur H. Buckley The Coin Holder for the Phantasy in Silver
1948 Principles and Deceptions 134
Ed Heyl Cork Coin coin that swims
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 150) 604
Tobias Bamberg The Boomerang Coins coins/metal discs are counted and number increases and diminishes, using tray
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 349
U. F. Grant Lady Luck multiple prediction, coins heads and tales, sum of thrown dice and selected card, tossed out deck
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 723
Bill Williston, Ray Cox Half Dollar in Egg
July 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 10
Don Tanner Coin Thru the Hand two methods (sticky and sleeving)
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 10
Unknown The Hobo's Prayer penny changes into dime, with prepared matchbook
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 15
U. F. Grant Change Please half dollar in hand changes into quarter, two dimes and a nickel
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 13
Jack Chanin Paddled with paddle, rubberband and coins
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 194) 775
Frank Garcia Garcia's Gaff balancing a coin on the edge of another
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 208) 830
Norman Jensen Half a Jit vanish of one half of a coin, context trick
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 215) 861
Floyd Jones Penny Dime Transposition
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 2
Jack Yeager Crystal Flower Ladder using a coin ladder with spring flowers, flowers through tray, using pistol
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 11
Jack Yeager Dime, Penny and Bottle Cap dime penetrates bottle cap, covered with a penny
Also published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 5
Unknown, James G. Thompson Jr. Copper and Silver Transposition all with copper/silver coin
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
Also published here 1952 Modern Coin Magic 243
Thomas H. Bearden Presto Chango two coins change several times from silver to copper and back, copper/silver coin
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1952 Modern Coin Magic 245
Milton Kort The Inferior Coin two silver one copper, copper vanishes and reappears three times, in the end there are two copper and one silver coin, copper /silver coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 246
Lillian Bobo Thieves and Sheep with double facer
Related toVariations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 249
Hen Fetsch In and Out with handkerchief, copper/silver coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 249
Hen Fetsch Up Their Sleeve coin in spectator's sleeve and magician's sleeve transpose, copper/silver
1952 Modern Coin Magic 250
Hen Fetsch Buddha's Coin silver coin is sandwiched between two copper coins, it transposes with a copper coin wrapped in Buddha Papers, double facer
Also published here 1952 Modern Coin Magic 252
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 4 with copper/silver
1952 Modern Coin Magic 342
James G. Thompson Jr. Routine No. 17
1952 Modern Coin Magic 350
J. B. Bobo The Folding Half introduction
1952 Modern Coin Magic 286
Ralph De Shong The Half Dollar in the Bottle
1952 Modern Coin Magic 286
Stewart Judah Second Method
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 288
Unknown The Magic Mint nickel in the hand, half dollar appears, nickel transforms into another half dollar
1952 Modern Coin Magic 289
Gene Gordon Biting a Piece from a Coin
1952 Modern Coin Magic 290
Dave Coleman Coin Through a Card (The Folding Quarter) with handkerchief
1952 Modern Coin Magic 291
Unknown, Wallace Lee The Ghost of a Coin half dollar to glass disc, two methods
1952 Modern Coin Magic 188
Unknown The Hook Coin different stratagems
1952 Modern Coin Magic 256
Gene Gordon Short Changed several coins vanish, glued coins with hook
1952 Modern Coin Magic 262
Unknown The Modern Miser five coins appear
1952 Modern Coin Magic 285
Unknown The Magnet handlings for steel coin and magnet
1952 Modern Coin Magic 258
Milton Kort Vanish vanish of a steel coin, with magnet
1952 Modern Coin Magic 259
Stewart James Sqeeze Play coin through hole in poker chip and ring, with handkerchief, shell
1952 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
1952 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
1952 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 set
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 238
Alfred Caroselli The Homing Coins three coins travel back under a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 239
Unknown The Circus Trick several coins vanish from a handkerchief, 21 cent shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 240
Unknown The 16¢ Vanish several coins vanish out of the hand, 21 cent shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 241
Rolland Hamblen 85¢ Through the Table (The $1.35 Trick) several coins through handkerchief and table, $1.35 shell set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 241
Unknown Liberty Head Half and U.S. Penny
1952 Modern Coin Magic 260
J. B. Bobo The Shell Half general remarks
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown Mystery with a Half Shell two coins, one appears and vanishes
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown Shell Split shell and coin are clipped in front palm, coin thrown, shell kept in position
1952 Modern Coin Magic 265
Unknown How to Make Money one coin appears, two coins are rubbed together and one transforms into a quarter
1952 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
1952 Modern Coin Magic 268
Unknown Coin Through a Glass two coins in a glass, one coin travels visually into the other glass
1952 Modern Coin Magic 268
Jimmy Buffaloe Perfect Coin Through Handkerchief shell
1952 Modern Coin Magic 270
Dr. Carl L. Moore 25¢ and 50¢ Transposition quarter and half dollar change places, in the end both are halves
1952 Modern Coin Magic 272
Unknown The Peregrinating Halves four half dollar coins from hand to hand, one by one
1952 Modern Coin Magic 273
Unknown Shell Split Move
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 274
Milton Kort Coins Through the Table with shell and glass
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 276
Milton Kort The Protean Coin coin changes from copper to silver several times
1952 Modern Coin Magic 279
Milton Kort The Sympathetic Coin on handkerchief, one card, three silver & one copper, shell
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 282
Unknown Shell Pickup Under a Card
1952 Modern Coin Magic 283
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 9
1952 Modern Coin Magic 344
J. B. Bobo Routine No. 10 shell
1952 Modern Coin Magic 345
Cy Keller, Hen Fetsch Hole the Coin coin transforms in process
Inspired by 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1043
Milton Kort Removing Shell from Stack in spectator's hand
1952 Modern Coin Magic 278
Unknown Sundry Gimmicked Coins and Tricks Therewith
1952 Modern Coin Magic 260
Unknown Nickel to Half Dollar special folding half with nickel soldered to center section
1952 Modern Coin Magic 260
Unknown The Ring Coin coin with ring glued to it
1952 Modern Coin Magic 261
Unknown The Squirting Nickel when pressed, water squirts out
1952 Modern Coin Magic 264
Tom Hollingsworth Second Version coin bite
1952 Modern Coin Magic 291
Nate Leipzig, Rolland Hamblen The Stack of Quarters six quarters covered with cone transform into pennies, quarters are found in the hand
1952 Modern Coin Magic 253
Gerald Kosky Lapelled coin produced under spectator's lapel, then it vanishes and is fairly produced from the same spot agai
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Ronald B. Edwards Just A Half magician's joke, tearing up a folding half
1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 299) 1197
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
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 12
Harvey P. Graham, George Starke, Milbourne Christopher 1 & 50 cent to 50 cent, gaffed
1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 298) 1191
Don Tanner 1.35 Tip coins vanish, nesting gaff
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 10
Don Alan Sneaky Half Dollar in Bottle coin in bottle combined with Anti-Gravico gimmick
1956 Pretty Sneaky 32
Don Alan A Las Vegas Fairy Tale through spectator's hand, with a cone and small die
1956 Pretty Sneaky 28
Edward Marlo S.O.C. half dollar and three copper coins, transposition, coins to box, coins through card case, see also page 40
Related toVariations 1957 Coining Magic 24
Bobby Bernard Impromptu Coin Catcher scotch tape
1958 Magic in Miniature 3
John 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"
1958 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 219
Stan White Coin Hold Up coin transpo using Texas Holdup clothespin
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 32
Bert Allerton The Stack of Quarters through spectator's hand, with a bill
1958 The Close-Up Magician 14
Fred Kaps Hoo Coin Routine
1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 4
Fred Kaps Coin Vanish Under Card coin vanishes and reappears under card, with swivel magnet gaff
1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 5
Fred Kaps Coins Through Table four coins, with thread
1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 9