64 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Prediction
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
John Northern Hilliard A Date Divination with cards the date of a borrowed coin is divined
1938 Greater Magic 686
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction
Related to 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 738
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Syl Reilly Date on a Borrowed Coin date appears as image in dark room, luminous paint
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 375
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related to 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 311
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies
  • transposition of two cards
  • forcing a number with coins
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1109
Unknown The Nine Mystery coins placed in a Q shape, spectator counts clockwise and anticlockwise, predict the endpoint of the count
VariationsAlso published here 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 59
The Amazing Maurice on Satan's Seal one of four coins chosen, predicted
Inspired by Oct. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 61
Al Koran Black Magic number appears on smoked tin plate
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 49
Ken Krenzel Koin-A-Kinesis performer predicts head or tails as often as desired
June 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 261
David Hardy McDonald's American Lady three coins, one placed on one of three cards, prediction
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 107) 532
Robert Parrish Cups & Coins four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cups
Related to Summer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 771
Ronald B. Edwards Small Change Prediction forcing 2010 with coins
Inspired by Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1043
Philip T. Goldstein Geometric Coin prediction of a shape and a coin
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 15
Philip T. Goldstein Coin Prediction equivoque
1976 Verbal Control 3
Unknown The Nine Mystery coins placed in a Q shape, spectator counts clockwise and anticlockwise, predict the endpoint of the count
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 96
Marvin Miller Heads Up! all spectators throw coins, and are eliminated until one remains, coin and date is predicted
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 222) 1108
Karrell Fox An "Epic" Force forcing one from several coins, can be used as final choice in Mental Epic routine
1979 Another Book 126
Arthur Day A Tuppenny One one of five coins

1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 789
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition 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)
Related toAlso published here 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 944
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
1982 12/12 4
Robert Cassidy The Religious Coin prediction of date of coin, gag
1984 The Art of Mentalism 77
Steve Dusheck, Thomas Alan Waters Coin-Nection chosen coin is predicted in a box, another chosen coin vanishes and reappears in box, magnets
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 90
Ray Grismer The Janus Prediction three phases, two-sided coin
1990 Spectacle 135
Larry Baukin Quartermaster Date on Coin is predicted
Apr. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 4) 1769
Gary Kurtz The Anticipator performer removes same coin as spectator from pocket
1990 Unexplainable Acts 49
Karl Fulves Cross Roads cross made from two rows of different coins, marker moved on coins, final position predicted
Inspired by 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 36
Bob Gill Invisible Choice dice rolled, number predicted with coins
1994 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 13
Bob Gill Boxing Match three coins in box, chosen one predicted
1994 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 15
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
1997 FISM '97 5
Tony Bartolotta A Mind For Money five envelope with some coin change, four chosen, content added, amount predicted
Related to 1997 Underworld (Issue 5) 57
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
1999 Rocky Notes 5
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
1999 Baltimore Notes 3
Jas Jakutsch "IOU" AKA "The Serpent" 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
1999 Completely Mental - Vol. 1 25
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2000 Missouri Notes 5
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2000 Texas Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2000 Northeast 2
Karl Fulves Tric Trac nine coins in square, one chosen, date predicted
Variations 2001 Hex Squared 15
Karl Fulves Trac Two coin chosen from matrix with only two instructions
Inspired by 2001 Hex Squared 17
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2001 San Jose Notes 2
Jim Steinmeyer Dimes & Pennies calculation stunt with coins
2002 Impuzzibilities 10
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2002 Mawny Notes 5
Jim Steinmeyer A Quarter to Nine calculation stunt with coins
2002 Impuzzibilities 11
Al Baker Five Nickels shell
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 713
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2003 ... Land Notes 2
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2004 Easthournotes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2004 Notes You Covet 3
Philip T. Goldstein Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
2004 MINDvention Notes 3
Wayne Dobson Unique Prediction three coins on table, one card chosen, outcome predicted, "Free Will"
Related to
  • "Physiological Coin" (Peter Nardi)
2004 Dobson's Choice 3 16
Barrie Richardson Net Worth handful of coins grabbed, some exchanged, end result predicted
Also published here
  • Club 71, Holiday 2002
2005 Act Two 105
Jim Steinmeyer, Stewart James Coins in a Strange Land mathematical spelling trick with row of four coins, based on Stewart James "Stranger in a Strange Land"
2006 Further Impuzzibilities 8
Jim Steinmeyer Piles of Money mathematical spelling trick with row of four coins
2006 Further Impuzzibilities 9
Max Maven Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
Also published here 2009 Las Vegas Lecture 3
Max Maven Precoinition box with (apparently many but only four) different coins shown, chosen one is predicted
Also published here 2010 Maven on Topic: Mentalism 2
Steve Beam A.F. Taft Prediction spectator places three coins on three piles of cards, order predicted, inspired by Gardner's "Ace-Two-Three Trick" (Ibidem #6)
Related to 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 80
Steve Beam Knee-to-the-Groin Prediction
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 83
Sveroni Doppelte Münzenvorhersage selection of coins, two events are predicted, with post-it pad and names written on predictions
Inspired by 2013 Alte Neuheiten 14
Wayne Dobson Best Friends prediction about which two coins end up being selected
2013 More Look No Hands 6
Michael Weber Bonus Effect version of "The Tricks that Fooled Einstein"/"Jackpot Coins" ("I have exactly as much as you, plus...")
2015 Making Things Right 12
Tyler Wilson Cranium prediction of chosen coin with date, "muscle writing"
2017 Rocky Mountain Session 24
Matt Baker Hive Mind 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
Inspired by
  • "The Intuition Test" (Dr Larry Hass, Deep Mental Mysteries)
2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 135
Michael Powers Flipped Out three imaginary coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up
Inspired by
  • "Positive Negative" (Phil Goldstein, Syzygy #1, 1994, also Videomind 1997)
2019 Tesseract 286
Paul Vigil ICON Redux "A Multi-Phase 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: Eye-Con (coin bends)
  • Phase 5: A Supplementary Continuation
  • Phase 6: Folie à Plusieurs
  • Afterthoughts
  • Further Thoughts (incorporating Yigal Mesika's "Electric Touch")
  • Notes
2019 Icons 1
John Lovick Eliminate the Negative three imaginary coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up
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)) 233