82 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Growing & Shrinking
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Andrew Brennan Growing Coin idea of shrinking bill from Linking Ring May 1935
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 62
Tom Sellers Diminishing Coins elaborate gaffs
Magical Mixture 10
Ross Bertram 10 to 1 dime is stretched until its a silver dollar
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 946
Edward Marlo Shrinkage in paper fold
Coining Magic 12
John Giordmaine The Big Nickel borrowed nickel changes into giant coin
  • An Alternate Effect
Variations The New Modern Coin Magic 473
Everett Lyda Large Coin Routine jumbo coin ideas
Inspired by Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 59
Ger Copper Speaking of Money half dollar changes to dollar and back, then to quarter and giant coin
Magic from Holland 6
Morty Rudnick Coin-Flation coin is magnified with lense and remains large
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 352
Derek Dingle Two Coppers penny changes to giant penny, back to normal, then to micro penny
Related toVariations Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 2)) 135
Willie Schneider Penny Inflation small coin transposes with large coin in spectator's hand and grows
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 283
Horace E. Bennett The Half Crown Affair american penny and half crown in hand, one placed in pocket & travels back, transposition with spectator in which one coin grows
Close-up Cavalcade 68
Jerry Mentzer Switch Penny penny changes to dollar-sized penny with handkerchief cover
Super Cents 18
Al Schneider Coin Growth coin grows under handkerchief
Al Schneider On Coins 82
Jerry Mentzer Switch Change penny changes to dime and back, then to dollar-sized penny, with handkerchief
Super Cents 19
Roger Divella Standup Inflation penny growing to dollar-sized penny, clean displays
Super Cents 23
Scotty York The Ring and the Penny Test gag, penny is dropped through ring, coin grows when spectator wants to try
Coins 16
Jerry Mentzer Penny - Penny - Who Has the Penny? silver dollar into spectator's hand, penny into his own hand, now performer has dollar and spectator dollar-sized penny
Super Cents 3
Jerry Mentzer Heads or Tails? penny grows to dollar-sized penny during heads & tails game
Super Cents 6
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cent penny grows to dollar-sized penny, edge grip
Inspired by Super Cents 11
Karl Norman Change for a Penny transposition between penny and silver dollar, penny in handkerchief where it grows to dollar size, then giant penny
Another Close-up Cavalcade 21
Jerry Mentzer Undercover Inflation penny changes to dollar-sized penny with handkerchief cover
Super Cents 12
Tony Spina Mini Magna Paddle mini penny on paddle changes to normal sized penny and grows when removed
Another Close-up Cavalcade 114
Jerry Mentzer Magnified Coin
  • coin magnified with magnifying glass, it really is bigger afterwards
  • same with a lens without handle
Super Cents 14
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
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 202
Dan Tong Jumbo Coin Routine penny & silver dollar transpose, penny grows to dollar size, then to giant size and back, lapping
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 54
Ken Krenzel, Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves Slow Motion III slow motion coin vanish, coin shrink when reproduced
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1094
John F. Mendoza Sitting Spellbound II dollar changes to jumbo coin, several more changes
Inspired by
  • "Sitting Spellbound" (John Mendoza Lecture Notes)
The Book of John 65
Ross Bertram Ten to One dime becomes silver dollar
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 24
Scott Weiser, John Cornelius Wave Change Metamorphosis Change variation, also as transformation to Jumbo Coin
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 166
Allan Hayden Jumbo Coin Jumbo coin to jumbo coin
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 212
Bernard Bilis The Growing Coin coin changes to jumbo coin on top of deck of cards
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 214
Bob Fitch Small to Jumbo Coin Changes & Transpositions - 3)
Topit Again & Again 6
Bob Fitch Special Load or Unload Move "Extras - Variations - 14)"
  • A) Rabbit from Hat
  • B) Small, Medium & Large size Chinese Coins
  • C) Card in Lemon (based on Derek Dingle idea)
Topit Again & Again 8
Alex McFadzean Quadruple Inflation coin grows four times, based on Fred Kaps "The Fred Kaps Chinese Coin Routine"
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 820
Steve Beam Pumpkin Seed Diminish coin visibly shrinks to miniature coin
Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 55
Steve Beam The Perfect Climax coin dumped out of box becomes jumbo coin
Steve Beam On Coins — Volume II 44
Phillip Young Swelled Head coin changes into jumbo coin, when turned over
Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 56
Phillip Young Slydini Revolve and Kick coin is slapped on table and changes into jumbo coin
Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 58
Derek Dingle Inflation penny becomes bigger, finally jumbo coin
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 110
Fred C. Baumann Think Big normal coin becomes jumbo coin beneath silk
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 659
Joe Safuto "On The Lap" coin changes on knee
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 712
David Roth Funnel coins shrink when thrown in funnel
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 29
Ross Bertram Unflation dime is stretched to silver dollar
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 8
Ross Bertram Parvum in Multo quarter grows and becomes English penny
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 11
Roy Baker It's Getting Larger Coin flurry where coin keeps increasing in size until it is gigantic
Baker's Capers 14
Michael Powers The Shrinking Dime dime changes into miniature dime on close-up pad
Powerful Magic 72
Ross Bertram Small Change two copper coins shrink, one in each hand
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 51
Daniel Kalanowski Shrink coin apparently shrinks, with English currency
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 522
Mike Gallo More Than a Penetration coin penetrates hand three times, then coin grows in two step
Inspired by Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 104
Fred Kaps The Fred Kaps Chinese Coin Routine "Giant Chinese Coin Climax"
Chinese and half dollar transpose, Chinese coin grows, smaller one found under purse, the different-sized Chinese coins transpose with handkerchief, one grows again and smaller one again under purse, giant Chinese coin produced
The Fred Kaps Chinese Coin Trick 5
Chris Powers Spell Binder coin changes in size
The Best of Close-Up Magic 143
Patrick Page Big Coin, Little Coin coin transform into a bigger coin and back
Book of Thumb Tips 10
Walter Rollins Penny Times Two in essence two english pennies become small american pennies
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30) 287
Albert Goshman Coin Under Glass coin appears under glass, jumbo coin appears under glass then under salt shaker, mini salt shaker appears, small coin appears.
Magic By Gosh 83
Martin Lewis Texas Money Silver dollar and penny change places (using handkerchief), before growing into jumbo coins
Martin's Miracles 128
Danny Korem Revolving Imp Coin Exchange coin changes in hand and becomes jumbo coin which changes again in handkerchief
Korem without Limits 26
David Roth The Funnel Coins change into tiny coins to fit through funnel into bottle
Expert Coin Magic 310
David Roth Gone but Not Forgotten one of two coins "vanishes" and small dime appears instead
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 68
Karrell Fox "Yes-Sational-Coin Climax" half dollar becomes Chinese coin and grows several times with handkerchief to five inch coin
Inspired by
  • "The Fred Kaps Chinese Coin Trick"
For My Next Trick... 29
Gary Kurtz Five Hundred Percent half dollar is stretched into jumbo coin, visual handling
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10) 12
Gary Kurtz 500% coin grows into jumbo coin
Flurious 2
Steve Spillman The Coin On Forehead coin dropping from spectator's head changed to jumbo coin, Paperballs Over The Head situation
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 29
Michael Powers Jumbo Finale half dollar grows to jumbo coin, changes back via tabled change with lapping
Inspired by Top Secret Stuff 142
Sveroni Der radfahrende Joker und die Münze joker on card vanishes, then complete card, then a card shrinks and a coin transforms into a jumbo coin
Sveroni Original 37
Karrell Fox Gulliver's Nickel nickel becomes giant nickel under handkerchief and back to normal
Goodies 17
Karrell Fox The "Slaphappy" Coin normal coin slapped, it grows to giant coin, sleeve load
Goodies 18
Paul Gertner The Very Big Penny eight inch penny appears
Steel and Silver 59
John M. Bauman Pulling Through chinese coin changes into jumbo chinese coin, with handkerchief, story to pull handkerchief through hole
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 926
Warren Stephens Double Surprise penny grows two times, cloth pin holder
Close-Up File 84
John Riggs Coinfusion Two silver coins, one vanishes and the other changes into a smaller copper coin. One silver coin is reproduced, coins across and with the two odd coins
The Magic of John Riggs 23
Felix Farrell Coin Transformation to jumbo coin, under handkerchief
Aus dem Effeff... 31
Michael Kaminskas Playful Penny coin grows and shrinks in stages
Miracle Material 57
Harry Lorayne Cointrol as a change, sleeving
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 11) 2716
Eddie Ganim Jumbo Drop Change jumbo coin changes into normal coin when dropped into other hand
Trephine 51
Richard Bartram, Jr. Enigmatic Purse and Coin coins are produced and vanished with purse frame, jumbo coin shrinks to normal coin
Trephine 52
Toyosane Sanada Bottled Quicksilver coins into miniature bottle, shrink when entering
The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 139
Curtis Kam The Dime Machine three dollar coins shrink as climax of a routine, anti-theses to jumbo coin finale
Earning Interest 28
Michael Powers Expanding Expenditure coin tossed on mat grows to jumbo coin, vanishes and reappears
Power Plays 187
Chuck Meyer Growing Penny odd transposition of two coins, then coin grows, glorpy
The F.F.F.F. Book 168
Geoffrey Latta The Flopperino Jumbo Coin Production coin grows to jumbo size
The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 51
Geoffrey Latta Gulliver's Transpo penny transposes with dollar in spectator's hand which is shown to be a jumbo penny, dollar grows as well
Inspired by
  • unpublished Earl "Presto" Johnson routine
The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 174
Geoffrey Latta, Jamy Ian Swiss Hung Fu three half dollars vanish, Chinese coin part of handling, grows into jumbo Chinese coin as finale
Inspired by The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 312