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SensibleSal66 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:08 pm Need Pic please .
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Note how on the dime side you can see the rim of the penny? Someone machined out one side of the penny and inserted the dime. Why? Use a search engine to look up "magician's coin." Neat seeing one this old!
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This is made up, I showed mine in one of my videos. I sent you a video on how to start a new topic. Hard to know where to help when you post a coin on another coins' topic.

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Earle42 wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:46 pm Note how on the dime side you can see the rim of the penny? Someone machined out one side of the penny and inserted the dime. Why? Use a search engine to look up "magician's coin." Neat seeing one this old!
What magic trick was this please?
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What magic trick was this please?
The first time I saw one of these used was when I was a kid. At the local magic shop I was interested in buying the famous Scotch and Soda half dollar trick/coin.
The guy at the store also showed me two versions of your magician's coin. One I still have. Mine is a hollowed out penny that a dime can fit inside of. He also showed me a version like yours where the dime was fixed inside the penny shell and was not removable.
The double denomination coin simply makes it seem, in any situation you can fabricate for a trick, to make it look like a dime turns into a penny, or vice versa. Palming this trick coin also then allows a legit penny to be handed to the person wanting to inspect the dime you just turned into a penny.
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Earle42 wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:39 pm
What magic trick was this please?
The first time I saw one of these used was when I was a kid. At the local magic shop I was interested in buying the famous Scotch and Soda half dollar trick/coin.
The guy at the store also showed me two versions of your magician's coin. One I still have. Mine is a hollowed out penny that a dime can fit inside of. He also showed me a version like yours where the dime was fixed inside the penny shell and was not removable.
The double denomination coin simply makes it seem, in any situation you can fabricate for a trick, to make it look like a dime turns into a penny, or vice versa. Palming this trick coin also then allows a legit penny to be handed to the person wanting to inspect the dime you just turned into a penny.
Ok Thank you. I've just got back in town and can't wait to look at some more coins..

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