Excellent utility coin that allows you to do so may effects. Change a penny to a dime!Put a penny in your hand, open your hand and you now have a penny AND a dime!Or the other way- start with the penny and the dime, close your hand, and the dime has vanished!Plus much, much more!
Please note that you will be getting the gimmicked coin only- no instructions.You will need to know how to use a shim shell coin.If you need instructions and ideas, please see the coin books listed below.
What is a shim shell? This shim shell is the EXACT SAME SIZE as a penny, but is only a hollowed-out shell. It DOES NOT fit over a penny.You CAN hide a smaller coin like a dime underneath it.The shim shell is also able to stick to a magnet.
TAILS ONLY.These are made from REAL US pennies, so expect some tarnishing on the coins.
Coin only- no instructions.
Make sure you don't spend the trick coin by mistake!Keep your trick coins safe and separate from other coins. Keep them in a COIN CARRIER.See the different styles of coin carriers and cases for sale here.
You can use this coin to change a penny into a dime. Place the Shim Shell on your hand with a dime coin hidden underneath. Palm off the shell in your favorite manner (and since the shell is shimmed, a magnet can be used) to make it appear as though the penny has changed to a dime.
J.N. Hofzinzer invented the Coin Shell in the mid-1800s.
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