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Handkerchief Vanishing Coin

Effect : The magician sticks the coin into the handkerchief, turns it over and then the coin disappears from inside the handkerchief.

Secret ::You secretly wrap a rubber band around your fingers and thumb. Then you place the handkerchief in that hand. With your other hand, place the coin into the handkerchief. Then let the rubber band slide off of your fingers and onto the handkerchief, so that it surrounds the coin and it is under the handkerchief.

You then slide your hand up to the end of the handkerchief and shake it. This makes it look like the coin has disappeared. But it is really stuck in the handkerchief, held by the rubber band. A simple to do but very cool vanishing coin magic trick. trick. 

Image of an elastic band being wrapped around fingers
Image of coin being placed into a handkerchief.

1) Place elastic band around fingers.

2) Place coin into handkerchief.
Image of band being slipped around a coin.
Image of spectators view of handkerchief, coin held with elastic band on other side is not visible.
3) Slip band around coin.
4) Spectator's view of handkerchief.