How can the magician show his hands empty, 6 inches from your face, then cup his hands blow in them and produce a fifty cent piece? Or show his hands empty only to reach behind your ear and produce the coin. These are just two of the hundreds of tricks possible with the “Hooked or Looped Half Dollars. You receive two coins, one is a Hooked Half, the other is a Looped Half. These are made from circulated coins. Hooked Half: One of the most neglected gimmicked coins is the hooked coin. a Half Dollar with a hook fastened to it’s edge in such a manner it can be hooked onto clothing or handkerchiefs etc. Looped Half: A loop of fishing line attaches to the coin makes it easy to produce and vanish even from a very short distance. The instructions cover the care of the coins. plenty of booklets cover their use.