82 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Das Balancieren mehrerer Münzen balancing two coins on their edges on top of each other between thumb and first finger
May 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 77
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
Unknown Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen coin marked, it is located by sense of touch by performer among other coins, temperature
Jan. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 71
Unknown Das Ei des Columbus egg balanced upright, then card balanced upright on egg and coin on that, all on wand
Related to Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 38
Unknown Das Glas als Geldschrank small coin in shot glass, sealed with bigger coin that gets stuck halfway in glass, challenge to remove small coin without touching anything, blowing
Nov. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 174
Unknown Die balancierten Geldstücke coins balanced on top of each other, two methods
Mar. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 143
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die rotierende Münze No. 11, coin spins between fingers, mechanical
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 42
Unknown Die frei an der Wand hängende Münze coin sticks to wall, no preparation
Aug. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 127
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XI. Traum oder Wirklichkeit? 1. Goldregen (coins are produced and placed inside a hat, Miser's Dream)
2. Hellsehen (marked coin is found among others inside hat)
3. Der Spiritisten-Taler (coin penetrates silk)
1902 Moderne Magie 128
Unknown A Dodge with a Sixpence non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 293
Unknown To Bore a Hole Through a Coin with a Needle non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 311
Unknown Spin the Coin coin spinned on glass
1935 Coin Magic 33
Unknown A Pretty Juggle coin catch from back of hand
1935 Coin Magic 33
Unknown To Pick Up a Dime with the Palm
Related to 1935 Coin Magic 33
Unknown The Spinning Coin coin spins between two pins
1935 Coin Magic 29
Unknown A Pretty Flourish coin on card, card is flicked away
1935 Coin Magic 33
Unknown Heads or Tails coin held between two fingers, control if it lands heads or tails up
1935 Coin Magic 31
Unknown A Blindfold Detection marked coins shuffled among others coins in hat, performer finds first coin blindfolded, second penetrates hat
Related to 1935 Coin Magic 60
Unknown Balancing a Coin coin stands upright on outstretched hand
1935 Coin Magic 32
Unknown A Wonderful Juggle
1935 Coin Magic 32
Unknown The Elbow Catch
1935 Coin Magic 33
Stuart Robson Feel!! coin found among other by touch, tape
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 232
Unknown Two Penny Stunts two juggling type stunts that the spectator cannot duplicate
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Dr. Swenson Two Quarter Stunts stunt that cannot be duplicated and biting into glass gag
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 277
T. Nelson Downs Reading the Dates of Coins with Finger Tips
1938 Greater Magic 703
Unknown Coin Detection "An Old Trick in a New Way"
marked coin mixed with others, found by touch
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 57
Eddie Joseph Matching the Coin coins brought out heads or tails to match spectator's actions or wishes, by feel
1942 Coin and Money Magic 85
Eddie Joseph Perfect Timing two coins on table edge, pushed off table towards floor, one straight down one sharply forward, they hit floor together
1942 Coin and Money Magic 85
Tom Sellers The Separated Coins many silver and gold coins mixed in pail, separated by touch
1942 That's Good! 15
Eddie Joseph Sensitive Fingers marked coin mixed with other, performer finds it
1942 Coin and Money Magic 93
Eddie Joseph The Vicious Triangle monte routine with three coins under cards
1942 Coin and Money Magic 99
Eddie Joseph Right First Time quick way of counting high stack of coins, using coin as ruler
1942 Coin and Money Magic 103
Eddie Joseph A Dose for the Smart Guy glass of water under newspaper, paper whipped away, as sucker trick, coins balanced on glass
1942 Coin and Money Magic 40
Eddie Joseph How the Devil Does He Do It selected coin found in hat of coins by spectator
1942 Coin and Money Magic 104
Eddie Joseph The Kick coin stack on table, coin rolls towards it and knocks out selected coin
Related to 1942 Coin and Money Magic 48
Eddie Joseph Good Shootin' coin stack on table, coin rolls towards it and knocks out selected coins
Related to 1942 Coin and Money Magic 105
Eddie Joseph Date Detection several coins in hat, performer reaches in and divines dates
  • Mental Presentation
  • Sensitive Touch Presentation
1942 Coin and Money Magic 57
John Scarne Reverse English coin rolls away and back into the hand
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 427
John Scarne Mystery B. C: Pickups picking up coins, which are flat on the table
Related to 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 425
Frank Garcia Garcia's Gaff balancing a coin on the edge of another
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 208) 830
Nile Rothenbach Wet Cent small balls in tube filled with water are extracted without spilling the water, also with coins
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 226) 904
John Howie P.R.P coins rolled on pool table obey the directions given by the performer
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 259) 1034
Unknown Three Coin Monte three coins, one is labeled, monte
1952 Modern Coin Magic 336
Ernest W. Brady Penceforth or A Date with a Mint Mark picking out a coin of a certain date from a bag full of coins
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 272
Max Malini The Coin Game coin snatching technique, hand is wrapped with handkerchief except first finger, spectator cannot take the coin
Variations 1962 Malini and His Magic 35
Patrick Page A Sense of Touch coins with same dates in hat, one coin with odd date is added and quickly found by performer
1974 Tricks with Coins 52
Marshall Weinstein Witch's Coin marked coin among other coins is found in bag
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 138) 687
Horace E. Bennett Sense of Touch Perfected bag made from handkerchief, different coins are divined and date on last coin
Inspired byRelated to 1975 Bennett's Best 43
Fred Robinson Circulating Coins several ways of spinning a coin on a needle, tossing and rolling a coin
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 190
Thomas A. O'Lenick Aero-Dynamic Dollar bill with 2 quarters in it is folded into propellor and tossed to ceiling where it sticks
1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 67
Arthur Setterington Back Hander coin on arm catching, last coin disappears
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 878
Karl Fulves Quarter Finals coin snatching stunt in which spectator cannot trap coin balanced on performer's finger, in the end the coin ends up underneath coin in spectator's hand
Inspired by 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 28) 1340
Ron MacMillan Over The Head four coins are tossed one at a time, over the head and caught in the other hand behind the back. The coins are shown spread between the fingers
1981 Modern Art Of Coin Manipulation 52
Steve Beam Heads or Heads demonstration of controlled coin flip, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 27
Mike Caveney, Dick Zimmerman Cents of Touch marked penny is lost and found in a bag of pennies
1981 Magicomedy 27
Danny Korem Impossible Coin Catch elbow catch, coins vanish
1985 Korem without Limits 5
Karl Fulves Coin Stunts chapter intro
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 35
Unknown Stay Put No. 23, balancing-on-finger stunt
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 35
Unknown Strongman Stuff No. 52, coin pressed on head with hand, spectator cannot lift hand
1995 Easy Magic 74
Thomas A. O'Lenick Aero-Dynamic Dollar bill with two quarters in it is folded into propellor and tossed to ceiling where it sticks
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 181
Chad Long Ninja Coin coin tossed and caught right at the edge
1997 More Stuff... 5
Charles W. Fait Fait's Coins "Unsolved Mysteries"
three coins stuck to forehead, chosen one drops, no method given
1997 The Fine Print (Issue 6) 148
Tony Bartolotta, Karl Fulves Mark Down II four nickels on table in row, dates in numerical order, four cards with positions mixed, coins exchanged according to cards's order, performer rearranged coins in numerical order without looking by sense of touch, optional appearance of another coin or wedding ring
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 109
Eric Mead Change marked coin mixed with other coins, marked one found by touch, all other change to match
Inspired by
  • "The Odd Coin" (Jay Sankey, Up For Adoption, 1987)
Also published here
2003 Collexion 25
John Scarne Quick Pick Up snatching coins out of spectator's hand before he can close it, variation in which a small coin is sandwiched between two coins and only the large coins are snatched
Related to 2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 286
Keith "Kip" Pascal Coin-Snatching Tips for Success Tips on improving your coin snatching technique
2005 Coin Snatching 97
Keith "Kip" Pascal Beginner's Grab Basic, easy technique of snatching coin from spectator's hands
2005 Coin Snatching 19
Keith "Kip" Pascal Just for Magicians How to perform the coin snatch / switch in a magic routine
2005 Coin Snatching 111
Unknown Rochester Switch Switch a coin from a spectator's hand with another, speed demonstration
Related to 2005 Coin Snatching 37
Keith "Kip" Pascal For Martial Artists (Actually, advice for everyone) How to use coin snatch techniques to improve martial arts
2005 Coin Snatching 127
Keith "Kip" Pascal Kip's Take Variation on Rochester Switch, finesses added (no counting, larger distance)
2005 Coin Snatching 55
Keith "Kip" Pascal Best Place and Time to Present Coin snatch presentation ideas
2005 Coin Snatching 163
Barrie Richardson The Human Scale spectator grabs handful of coins from container, performer matches the same type and amount of coins
Inspired by
  • earlier version in Club 71, Winter 2000
Also published here
  • Genii, May 2001
2005 Act Two 87
Keith "Kip" Pascal Creating the Minor Miracle: Performance Tips How to present a coin snatch
2005 Coin Snatching 63
Keith "Kip" Pascal Anecdotes Storytelling ideas that can be used to present a coin switch/snatch (stories are fictional)
2005 Coin Snatching 177
P. Dean Fox, Jim Richardson The Upside-Down Impossible Grab Snatch a coin with performer's hand facing up
Variations 2005 Coin Snatching 73
John Calvert Bonus #1: Calvert's Claw Spectator holds handful of change, names any coin, magician snatches all the coins except the named coin
2005 Coin Snatching 193
Keith "Kip" Pascal The Upside-Down Impossible Switch Method to do Upside Down Grab as a switch
Inspired by 2005 Coin Snatching 84
Karl Fulves Fractions And Cents heads and tails sequence remembered as memory stunt
2005 Combo II 17
Keith "Kip" Pascal No Telegraphing: Pure Speed How to avoid telegraphing your movements for the coin snatch
2005 Coin Snatching 87
Eric Mead Change marked coin mixed with other coins, marked one found by touch, all other change to match
Inspired by
  • "The Odd Coin" (Jay Sankey, Up For Adoption, 1987)
Also published here
2006 Tangled Web 77
Tyler Wilson Shortser Cut stack ten coins, any named number instantly snatched, repeated with signed coin and from spectator's hand, "Shrimp concept"
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