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To Tell Date On Borrowed Coin

This is one of the very best parlor tricks in existence. Performer, whilst blindfolded, desires spectator to hand him a half-dollar, which he, performer, simply drops on the table, instantly naming the date on same. To commence the trick you have a duplicate coin, the date of which you are acquainted with, palmed in the right hand, and as you take borrowed coin between finger And thumb exchange it for the palmed one in the act of throwing same on the table. You now state the date on the duplicate, which, upon being examined, is found to be correct.
This method is rarely, if ever, detected, and produces a sensation.