Nickels To Dimes
Change four nickels into four dimes!
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Nickels To Dimes

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The coin trick ANYONE can perform- yet it's SO STARTLING!

One of the easiest, yet most astounding, coin tricks! Every magician should have the Nickels To Dimes Coin Trick, it's that good!

Change a stack of nickels into a stack of dimes! Or make the stack of nickels disappear! Or pass the nickels right through a solid table! The precision-made gimmick does all the work for you! Many different effects are possible, and the instructions for a number of effects are included.

Made of brass for years of use. For the same trick that also allows you to "shrink" the nickels into tiny ones, see Shrinking Nickels.

Performance Ideas

Use this trick along with the Shrinking Nickels trick. First, use the Nickels To Dimes to change nickels to dimes, then use the Shrinking Nickels as a follow-up, changing nickels to miniature coins.

What you'll get:

  • Nickels To Dimes trick (brass cap, brass gimmick)
  • printed instructions

You supply one ordinary nickel and four ordinary dimes.
For the easiest handling, you may want to stick the ordinary nickel to the top of the metal stack. You can either use glue for a permanent bond, or you can use Magician's Wax, which can be purchased from MagicTricks.com.


History of this magic effect History and Trivia:

The famous magician and mystery writer Walter Gibson introduced the concept of this trick.

Prior to the introduction of the "nickel", five-cent pieces were made of silver and were called half-dimes. After the Civil War, silver was in short supply, so the coin was changed to a copper/nickel alloy. Thus the term "nickel" came to be used.

According to a March 12, 2012 article in the Wall Street Journal, it now costs the U.S. Treasury Department 11.2 cents to manufacture a nickel coin.

Interested in magic history? Visit our free online Magic Library, full of biographies of famous magicians plus lots of magic history and trivia!

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5 Stars
Nickels To Dimes
Any person with one hand can perform this trick with no practice. Not only can you make the nickels turn into dimes, you can turn them into anything smaller than a stack of dimes. Or make them just disappear. It is quite possibly the most well rounded trick for this price, and you will definitely be very happy with it.
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Reviewed by:  from WV. on 8/22/2015
5/5
5 Stars
good brass trick
This trick is fantastic. It is small and simple but has a huge reaction. You can not beat the price. The brass is very sturdy and this trick should give you many years of use. It is almost impossible for anyone to figure out how you did it. This is one of the best coin tricks for the money.
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Reviewed by:  from OR. on 8/4/2015
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4 Stars
4 stars
You can do other things with this besides turn nickles into dimes. You can make the nickles go thru somebodys hand or dissappear completely. 4 stars because it cannot be set up in front of people. You have to set it up in secret.
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Reviewed by:  from MS. on 6/28/2015
4/5
5 Stars
my fav coin trick
I usually to do this trick after Dime and Penny. After I make the dime disappear, I say I need to get another dime. Then I change the stack of nickles to dimes. The funny thing is people always say can you change the dimes back to nickles. I say no I don't want to lose money! Ha!
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Reviewed by:  from MN. on 3/2/2015
5/5
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One of My First Tricks
What a classic magic trick! I got my first one over 50 years ago and I still use it today. It is a very well made trick, made out of brass and metal. Plus it is very easy to do- my 4 year old grandson can do it. Would that there were more tricks as good as this one.
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Reviewed by:  from MD. on 1/19/2015
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