VERY RARE TO FIND IN THIS EXCELLENT CONDITION!
Specially minted magic tokens and coins have been a part of magic acts for well over 150 years.
Many famous magicians have used them, especially magicians who specialized in palming and manipulation.
Others sold them to fans and collectors or gave them out as souvenirs.
Many of these tokens are very collectible, and some are now extremely hard to find.
Here's your chance to own a piece of magic history!
This ‘Magic’s Immortals’ coin is from Tannen’s Magic Shop in New York and dates from the 1960s.
The front of each coin features engraved portraits of Harry Houdini, Harry Keller and Howard Thurston, three of the most famous magicians and thus "Immortals".
Their surnames are engraved above their heads.
Also engraved on the front are the words ‘Magic’s Immortals’.
The back of the coins shows a hand fanning a deck of cards.
The letters above the card corner pips spell out 'LOUIS TANNEN', the famous proprietor of the magic store.
This coin is approximately the size of a U.S. half dollar.
For magic token collectors, this coin is listed by Kuethe as MT314.