How to Do the Appearing Half Dollars Trick

Learn how to do the appearing half dollars magic trick from celebrity magician Matt Wayne in this Howcast video.


Here's a great way of making a coin appear out of thin air.

This is thin air and I think I see a coin.

Oh, it's right in front of me.

Oh, there we go.

That's a coin from thin air.

All you have to do is have a half dollar secretly concealed in a finger clip position in your right hand. It looks like this.

From the front, if I was to put the coin in that clip, it'll look like this. Now, hopefully, you cannot see that coin.

But from the back, in the exposed view, you can see the coin as clear as day.

To make the coin appear, from the exposed view, all you do is you take your thumb, you go underneath the coin, and you push up. See how I'm pushing up?

That coin, from the audience view, will look like it pops up.

So that's how you can produce a coin from thin air.

And remember, this trick has multiple uses. You can produce it from someone's ear. You can produce it from someone's nose. You can produce it from... Well, the possibilities are endless. I'll let you come up with that.


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