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How To Do the 21 Cent Coin Trick

Watch more How to Do Easy Coin Tricks videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Perform the 21 Cent coin Trick by following these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Show the coins Display the coins on a table. Then show the audience the four coins: a penny, a dime, and two nickels. Tip Do not show them the back of the nickel -- it's a gimmick coin. Step 2: Tell them a story Tell the audience you have 21 cents to purchase candy. Step 3: Place the coins Place the shell nickel in your palm, shell-side up. Then, place the penny, dime, and the other nickel on top. Tip Cup your hand as you're putting the coins in your hand so the audience can't see the shell. Step 4: Ask audience As you're doing this, ask the audience to help you count. When they add up the coins, they should say "21 cents." Step 5: Press down with finger Make a fist and press your fingers down to snap the coins in place inside the shell. You now have what appears to be one nickel in your hand. Step 6: Take away coin Tell the audience you forgot to purchase a piece of candy for your sister so you're going to take a nickel out of your hand and place in it your pocket. Step 7: Keep hand in fist Keeping your hand still in a fist, ask them how much money should be in your hand now that you took a nickel away. They should say "16 cents." Step 8: Open hand Open your hand to reveal the magically disappeared coins. Did You Know? The 2006 five-cent coin is the same weight and metal alloy as it was when it was first minted in 1866.
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