a date divination \n with cards the date of a borrowed coin is divined \n john northern hilliard
1938
greater magic
John Northern Hilliard

A Date Divination

1938

Greater Magic

686



pay day \n coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction \n jack vosburgh \n das mörderspiel \n orville wayne meyer \n the lazy mentalist \n barrie richardson
1941
the jinx 101151
Jack Vosburgh

Pay Day

Related toVariations

1941

The Jinx 101151
(Issue 128)

738



weird coin \n coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted \n del cartier
1941
the jinx 101151
Del Cartier

Weird Coin

1941

The Jinx 101151
(Issue 132)

757



date on a borrowed coin \n date appears as image in dark room, luminous paint \n syl reilly
1942/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 2
Syl Reilly

Date on a Borrowed Coin

1942/27

Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2

375



chicken feed \n amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet \n al baker \n implanted thought \n stuart p. cramer
1949
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Chicken Feed

Related to

1949

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Mental Magic)

311



two quickies \n  transposition of two cards
 forcing a number with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n small change prediction \n ronald b. edwards \n die münzenzahlenforce \n ronald b. edwards
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Ronald B. Edwards

Two Quickies

VariationsAlso published here

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 277)

1109



the nine mystery \n coins placed in a q shape, spectator counts clockwise and anticlockwise, predict the endpoint of the count \n unknown \n the nine mystery \n unknown \n a penny for your thoughts \n stephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Unknown

The Nine Mystery

VariationsAlso published here

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

59



on satan's seal \n one of four coins chosen, predicted \n the amazing maurice \n satan's seal \n ben christopher
1966
the pallbearers review vol. 14
The Amazing Maurice

on Satan's Seal

Inspired by

Oct. 1966

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 1 No. 12)

61



black magic \n number appears on smoked tin plate \n al koran
1967
al koran's professional presentations
Al Koran

Black Magic

1967

Al Koran's Professional Presentations

49



koinakinesis \n performer predicts head or tails as often as desired \n ken krenzel
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Ken Krenzel

KoinAKinesis

June 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 8)

261



cups & coins \n four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cups \n robert parrish \n problem in prophecy \n don nielsen
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Robert Parrish

Cups & Coins

Related to

Summer 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)

771



mcdonald's american lady \n three coins, one placed on one of three cards, prediction \n david hardy
1974
the compleat magick — volume ii
David Hardy

McDonald's American Lady

1974

The Compleat Magick — Volume II
(Issue 107)

532



small change prediction \n forcing 2010 with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n two quickies \n ronald b. edwards
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Ronald B. Edwards

Small Change Prediction

Inspired by

Aug. 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10)

1043



geometric coin \n prediction of a shape and a coin \n philip t. goldstein
1976
the blue book of mentalism
Philip T. Goldstein

Geometric Coin

1976

The Blue Book of Mentalism

15



coin prediction \n equivoque \n philip t. goldstein
1976
verbal control
Philip T. Goldstein

Coin Prediction

1976

Verbal Control

3



the nine mystery \n coins placed in a q shape, spectator counts clockwise and anticlockwise, predict the endpoint of the count \n unknown \n the nine mystery \n unknown
1977
the magic book
Unknown

The Nine Mystery

Also published here

1977

The Magic Book

96



an "epic" force \n forcing one from several coins, can be used as final choice in mental epic routine \n karrell fox
1979
another book
Karrell Fox

An "Epic" Force

1979

Another Book

126



heads up! \n all spectators throw coins, and are eliminated until one remains, coin and date is predicted \n marvin miller
1979
the compleat magick — volume iii
Marvin Miller

Heads Up!

1979

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 222)

1108



die gezwungene wahl \n equivoque routine with coins \n geoffrey buckingham \n genii, oct. 1976
1979
intermagic
Geoffrey Buckingham

Die Gezwungene Wahl

Also published here

Apr. 1979

Intermagic
(Vol. 6 No. 1)

18



a tuppenny one \n one of five coins
\n arthur day
1980
pabular
Arthur Day

A Tuppenny One

Jan. 1980

Pabular
(Vol. 6 No. 1)

789



precoinition \n box with different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
 gaffed box version (corinda money box)
 no gaff version (verbal ploy, spectators assume there are more coins) \n philip t. goldstein \n (7) corinda's "money box" \n tony corinda \n precoinition \n max maven \n precoinition \n max maven
1980
pabular
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

Related toAlso published here

Nov. 1980

Pabular
(Vol. 6 No. 11)

944



die münzenzahlenforce \n forcing a number with coins \n ronald b. edwards \n two quickies \n ronald b. edwards
1981
intermagic
Ronald B. Edwards

Die MünzenZahlenforce

Also published here

June 1981

Intermagic
(Vol. 8 No. 2)

70



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
1982
12/12
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

1982

12/12

4



coinnection \n chosen coin is predicted in a box, another chosen coin vanishes and reappears in box, magnets \n steve dusheck \n thomas alan waters
1984
the new york magic symposium — collection 3
Steve Dusheck, Thomas Alan Waters

CoinNection

1984

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3

90



the religious coin \n prediction of date of coin, gag \n robert cassidy
1984
the art of mentalism
Robert Cassidy

The Religious Coin

1984

The Art of Mentalism

77



quartermaster \n date on coin is predicted \n larry baukin
1990
apocalypse vol. 1115
Larry Baukin

Quartermaster

Apr. 1990

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 13 No. 4)

1769



the anticipator \n performer removes same coin as spectator from pocket \n gary kurtz
1990
unexplainable acts
Gary Kurtz

The Anticipator

1990

Unexplainable Acts

49



the janus prediction \n three phases, twosided coin \n ray grismer
1990
spectacle
Ray Grismer

The Janus Prediction

1990

Spectacle

135



cross roads \n cross made from two rows of different coins, marker moved on coins, final position predicted \n karl fulves \n the capital q \n unknown
1993
rigmarole
Karl Fulves

Cross Roads

Inspired by

1993

Rigmarole
(Issue 3)

36



invisible choice \n dice rolled, number predicted with coins \n bob gill
1994
new sorcerer
Bob Gill

Invisible Choice

1994

New Sorcerer
(Vol. 1 No. 6)

13



boxing match \n three coins in box, chosen one predicted \n bob gill
1994
new sorcerer
Bob Gill

Boxing Match

1994

New Sorcerer
(Vol. 1 No. 6)

15



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
1997
fism '97
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

1997

FISM '97

5



a mind for money \n five envelope with some coin change, four chosen, content added, amount predicted \n tony bartolotta \n informant \n karl fulves \n informant \n karl fulves \n letters \n c. d. oeloff \n vernon winiecke \n howard schaefer \n r. farrell
1997
underworld
Tony Bartolotta

A Mind For Money

Related to

1997

Underworld
(Issue 5)

57



münzenlotto ii \n miraskill and einstein routine with coins and two cups \n roy johnson \n al koran's jackpot coins \n miraskill \n stewart james
1997
intermagic
Roy Johnson

Münzenlotto II

Inspired by

1997

Intermagic
(Vol. 21 No. 2)

80



"iou" aka "the serpent" \n spectator jots down any amount and performer divines it by placing the exact amount of money from his wallet and purse on the table, then he shows, that he did not have more money, so he predicted the amount beforehand \n jas jakutsch
1999
completely mental — vol. 1
Jas Jakutsch

"IOU" AKA "The Serpent"

1999

Completely Mental — Vol. 1

25



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
1999
rocky notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

1999

Rocky Notes

5



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
1999
baltimore notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

1999

Baltimore Notes

3



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2000
northeast
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2000

Northeast

2



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2000
missouri notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2000

Missouri Notes

5



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2000
texas notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2000

Texas Notes

3



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2000
san francisco notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2000

San Francisco Notes

3



tric trac \n nine coins in square, one chosen, date predicted \n karl fulves \n trac two \n karl fulves \n never was \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared
Karl Fulves

Tric Trac

Variations

2001

Hex Squared

15



trac two \n coin chosen from matrix with only two instructions \n karl fulves \n tric trac \n karl fulves
2001
hex squared
Karl Fulves

Trac Two

Inspired by

2001

Hex Squared

17



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2001
san jose notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2001

San Jose Notes

2



dimes & pennies \n calculation stunt with coins \n jim steinmeyer
2002
impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

Dimes & Pennies

2002

Impuzzibilities

10



a quarter to nine \n calculation stunt with coins \n jim steinmeyer
2002
impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

A Quarter to Nine

2002

Impuzzibilities

11



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2002
mawny notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2002

Mawny Notes

5



five nickels \n shell \n al baker
2003
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Five Nickels

2003

The Secret Ways of Al Baker
(Issue Notebooks)

713



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2003
... land notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2003

... Land Notes

2



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2004
notes you covet
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2004

Notes You Covet

3



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2004
mindvention notes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2004

MINDvention Notes

3



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n philip t. goldstein
2004
easthournotes
Philip T. Goldstein

Precoinition

2004

Easthournotes

3



unique prediction \n three coins on table, one card chosen, outcome predicted, "free will" \n wayne dobson \n "physiological coin" (peter nardi)
2004
dobson's choice 3
Wayne Dobson

Unique Prediction

Related to "Physiological Coin" (Peter Nardi)

2004

Dobson's Choice 3

16



net worth \n handful of coins grabbed, some exchanged, end result predicted \n barrie richardson \n club 71, holiday 2002
2005
act two
Barrie Richardson

Net Worth

Also published here

2005

Act Two

105



coins in a strange land \n mathematical spelling trick with row of four coins, based on stewart james "stranger in a strange land" \n jim steinmeyer \n stewart james
2006
further impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer, Stewart James

Coins in a Strange Land

2006

Further Impuzzibilities

8



piles of money \n mathematical spelling trick with row of four coins \n jim steinmeyer
2006
further impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

Piles of Money

2006

Further Impuzzibilities

9



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n max maven \n precoinition \n philip t. goldstein
2009
las vegas lecture
Max Maven

Precoinition

Also published here

2009

Las Vegas Lecture

3



a.f. taft prediction \n spectator places three coins on three piles of cards, order predicted, inspired by gardner's "acetwothree trick" (ibidem #6) \n steve beam \n mr. lucky \n paul harris
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Steve Beam

A.F. Taft Prediction

Related to

2010

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 8

80



kneetothegroin prediction \n \n steve beam
2010
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 8
Steve Beam

KneetotheGroin Prediction

2010

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 8

83



precoinition \n box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted \n max maven \n precoinition \n philip t. goldstein
2010
maven on topic: mentalism
Max Maven

Precoinition

Also published here

2010

Maven on Topic: Mentalism

2



doppelte münzenvorhersage \n selection of coins, two events are predicted, with postit pad and names written on predictions \n sveroni \n poker dream \n sveroni
2013
alte neuheiten
Sveroni

Doppelte Münzenvorhersage

Inspired by

2013

Alte Neuheiten

14



best friends \n prediction about which two coins end up being selected \n wayne dobson
2013
more look no hands
Wayne Dobson

Best Friends

2013

More Look No Hands

6



bonus effect \n version of "the tricks that fooled einstein"/"jackpot coins" ("i have exactly as much as you, plus...") \n michael weber
2015
making things right
Michael Weber

Bonus Effect

2015

Making Things Right

12



cranium \n prediction of chosen coin with date, "muscle writing" \n tyler wilson
2017
rocky mountain session
Tyler Wilson

Cranium

2017

Rocky Mountain Session

24



hive mind \n spectators help create a prediction about the number of coins held by two spectators (pennies, quarters, nickels and dimes), mathematical principle based on red/black relationship principle \n matt baker \n "the intuition test" (dr larry hass, deep mental mysteries)
2019
the buena vista shuffle club
Matt Baker

Hive Mind

Inspired by "The Intuition Test" (Dr Larry Hass, Deep Mental Mysteries)

2019

The Buena Vista Shuffle Club

135



icon redux \n "a multiphase mental coin routine"
 phase 1: spinning is everything (heads or tails predicted)
 phase 2: a penny for your thoughts (coin after elimination process predicted)
 phase 3: heads up (date on a chosen coin predicted)
 phase 4: eyecon (coin bends)
 phase 5: a supplementary continuation
 phase 6: folie à plusieurs
 afterthoughts
 further thoughts (incorporating yigal mesika's "electric touch")
 notes \n paul vigil
2019
icons
Paul Vigil

ICON Redux

2019

Icons

1



flipped out \n three imaginary coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up \n michael powers \n "positive negative" (phil goldstein, syzygy #1, 1994, also videomind 1997)
2019
tesseract
Michael Powers

Flipped Out

Inspired by "Positive Negative" (Phil Goldstein, Syzygy #1, 1994, also Videomind 1997)

2019

Tesseract

286



eliminate the negative \n three imaginary coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up \n john lovick \n "positive negative" (phil goldstein, syzygy #1, 1994) \n "proof positive" (david parr, magic, oct. 2005)
2020
elixir
John Lovick

Eliminate the Negative

Inspired by "Proof Positive" (David Parr, Magic, Oct. 2005)
Related to "Positive Negative" (Phil Goldstein, Syzygy #1, 1994)

May 2020

Elixir
(Vol. 3 No. 1 Part 2 (Spring #2))

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