Performer shows three brass boxes. A spectator is given a penny, a nickel and a dime. One at a time, they are told to place a coin in a box. The boxes are then mixed. The performer is able to correctly tell which coin is in each box. The performer throughout the performance never touches them. A second effect is able to be done wherein the spectator looks at one of the coins and then exchanges the places of two of the boxes. The performer then tells them which coin they looked at.