JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

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Q. Kumber
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JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

Postby Q. Kumber » November 5th, 2019, 12:48 pm

Would anyone happen to recall the name of the trick where the face on the half dollar has been pressed into a 3D shape?
I believe it was released in the 70's or 80's.
Thank you.

Q. Kumber
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Re: JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

Postby Q. Kumber » November 5th, 2019, 2:14 pm

It's not the Profile/Skewer trick released by Garrett Thomas.

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Richard Kaufman
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Re: JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 5th, 2019, 3:09 pm

Much older, and sold in the 1970s.
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Brad Jeffers
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Re: JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

Postby Brad Jeffers » November 5th, 2019, 4:35 pm

I don't remember the name of the trick, but if you want one of the coins, check here.

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Re: JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 5th, 2019, 8:10 pm

The one Brad links to is claimed to have been sold as a souvenir at the New York World's Fair, which would place it at 1964/65.
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Re: JFK Half Dollar with 3D Head

Postby PressureFan » November 5th, 2019, 9:04 pm

Didn't the routine involve using a straw to 'inflate' the coin?


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