# Three Coins

DIVINATION BY THREE COINS: (With Chinese coins tails have two characters   Heads is 2, Tails is 3.

Shake the three coins and throw them down.

Count the result.

You will get a total of  6, 7, 8 or 9.

The first line at the bottom is thrown first,

Then the second line, then the third, then the fourth, then the fifth

and finally the sixth at the top.

Line 1: Throw the coins and add the result.   2      +     2      +    3       =   7

If the total of the three coins is 6 or 8 then it is a broken line.

If the total of the three coins is 7 or 9 then it is a solid line.

If the total is 6 then it is a broken line that is about to change.

It is drawn with an x in the centre If the total is 8 then it is simply a broken line but it is not about to change. If the total is 9 then it is a solid line that is about to change.

It is drawn with an O in the centre If the total is 7 then it is simply a solid line but it is not changing.    2      +     2      +    3       =   7 Then line 2:                             Tails        Tails    Tails   3      +     3      +    3       =   9 Then line 3:                             Tails        Tails    Tails   3      +     3      +    3       =   9 Then line 4:                             Tails        Heads    Tails   3      +     2      +    3       =   8    2      +     2      +    2       =   6 Then line 6:                             Heads        Tails    Tails   2      +     3      +    3       =   8 Line 6:       8    = Line 5:       6    = Line 4:       8    = Line 3:       9    = Line 2:       9    = Line 1:       7    = Now you have divined a hexagram figure.

The hexagrams lines are always counted from the bottom up to the top.

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