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Stack of Pence

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Stack of Pence also know as Cap and Pence, the Stack of Quarters and Stack of Halves. A stack of five or six coins is placed on back of the spectator's hand. The coins are covered with a cone. When tapped by the magician they penetrate the hand. Some variations add a surprise kicker where different coins (like pennies) are then found under the cover.

References

  • How To Make a Pile of Counters Seem to Vanish through a Table in Hocus Pocus Junior (1634)